5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Buy it for two of the best tracks ever!,
By A Customer
This review is from: Selling England By The Pound (Audio CD)
I started listening to this again after recently seeing a couple of Genesis tribute bands, and it reminded me just why I spent most of my youth listening to just one band - Genesis.
"Firth of Fifth" and "Cinema Show" are (IMHO) two of the best tracks written by any band ever. "Battle of Epping Forest" is (by the band's own later admission) a bit of a mess. But apart from that, it's one of my favourite albums.
Having said that, you can get great versions of "Firth of Fifth" and "Cinema Show" (together with the superior live version of "Supper's Ready") on the live album "Seconds Out".
And, just to disappoint many of the other reviewers here, "More Fool Me" was NOT Phil Collins' first lead vocal appearance for Genesis. Listen to "For Absent Friends" on the 1971 album "Nursery Cryme", and you will haer Phil Collins singing lead vocals there, too - although he wasn't given a credit for it on the record sleve (hence the confusion)!