Gosh, where do I start? A dozen won’t cover it. Twenty? They have released 15 studio albums, so a lot of choices. Let’s see. Below you will not see a lot of the hit singles, for two reasons. When the band started hitting the pop charts with “Follow You Follow Me” I was fearful the … More Favorite Genesis Songs
If you are a reader of my blogs, you will see that I like to compare albums by an artist. Not to pick a winner and loser, rather to look at writing styles, production techniques and where that artist or group are in their careers. Peter Gabriel: Genesis (1967-1975), solo (1975 – present) A tale … More Peter Gabriel: Us or Up?
This was the album where Genesis turned the corner as songwriters. This would also be their finest album of the classic period: Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Steve Hackett. By turning the corner, I mean they became very accomplished songwriters, beginning with this album through the end of the decade, Genesis … More Genesis: Selling England By the Pound (1973)
Hard to believe that he left Genesis 45 years ago. Most people don’t remember when he was in Genesis, the hardcore fans do, but most do not. He was a solo artist when I hooked up with Genesis, it was a four-piece band, and then there were three, after Steve Hackett left. The Gabriel years … More Peter Gabriel