- Audio CD
- Number of Discs: 1
- Format: Import
- Label: Virgin/Charisma Records
- ASIN: B00004SKIE
- Other Editions: Audio CD | Audio Cassette | Vinyl | MP3 Download
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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TONY BANKS Soundtracks (Rare out of print 1986 UK 12-track CD featuring a selection of material taken from the soundtracks to Quicksilver and Lorca And The Outlaws featuring guest vocals by Fish Jim Diamond and Toyah; picture sleeve and back inlay both listing 6 tracks CASCD1173)
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--W.D. Gagliani, Author of Savage Nights
Fortunately, the music on Soundtracks is anything but a dud. "Smilin' Jack Casey" shows us that Tony is more than capable of writing a catchy pop tune, but the true highlight is "Lion of Symmetry." As we would expect from Tony, "Lion" is replete with both interesting music and evocative lyrics ("The office walls are closing in . . . feel the sensation"; a feeling we can all relate to!). This song alone is worth the price of admission.
The instrumental suites are equally well-done, with fine pacing. They are not as powerful or as moving as Genesis' "Duke's Travels," of course, but then nothing can be. They are a blend of musical ideas that flow seamlessly and blend in well with the album as a whole.
This is not the album to buy for a first Tony Banks album. It takes some time to truly appreciate how good it is. It is, however, very much worthy of a place in the Genesis extended family.