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on 17 May 2012
The Video Show is perfect in that it is a completely comprehensive collection of every music video Genesis, in all its guises, ever released. There's very little point complaining about the lack of Gabriel. They never made music videos with him. Also, complaining that there is "too much new stuff" is just weird. You're upset because they gave you too much for your money?

I'm not gonna describe every video so I'll just make a few points about the DVD as a whole. The picture and sound quality is great so each video can be enjoyed exactly as Genesis originaly intended (complete with cringeworthy acting and special-effects in "a trick of the tail").

I'm not sure why but the songs are all arranged in reverse chronological order apart from the "Calling All Stations" stuff which comes at the end. All of the videos (yes even Calling All Stations era) are well worth watching for the sheer entertainment and history behind each one.

For me, the jewel in the crown of this DVD is that Peter Gabriel does make an appearance. Well, his voice does. The very last video is "Carpet Crawlers 1999". Rerecorded by the band in 1999 with all sortsa modern sounding stuff. Anyhow, it's a brilliant reworking of the song with a very moving video with little snapshots of old Geneses performances projected onto naked people. What's not to enjoy?

Easy to stick on in the background and you can even create a playlist of the videos you want to watch. I personally have spent many hours watching this dvd. It really is worth owning for fans of any era. I also think it's very good value for money.
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on 3 March 2014
You cannot quibble at all about the price for this product.In fact to attach any criticism to it at all is a difficult task.However it's a matter of personal choice with any "best of" and the bone of contention is always gonna be the track list.With a group like Genesis one persons particular favourite isn't necessarily anothers.Perhaps a little bit more featuring Peter Gabriel would have been nice.After all he was an integral part of the band at the outset.
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on 13 December 2004
Inevitably this collection hardly involves Gabriel, though there is a marvellous 1999 version of Carpet Crawlers at the end, almost as 'lip service' to the master.
The rest is pure post-Gabriel stuff but fun to see. As video emerged from the swamp to become the art-form it is today, these Genesis videos show everything, from the brilliant to the completely dire; there are no depths which Collins will not plumb; just watch Illegal Alien and try not to cringe!! But it's good harmless fun and, as a catalogue of the output of the best band ever, you realise why they made great albums rather than great pop singles. What makes the DVD great is the quality of the sound rather than the pictures; the DTS and 5.1 are extremely well done and, if you get sick of watching, just switch your screen off and get on with reading your paper or doing your tax return!
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on 20 January 2015
Big Genesis fan and so have all of the tracks on CD/ ipod and several concerts on DVD. This is a bit disappointing as a lot of the vids are set in practice studios. I hoped there would be more imaginative videos and / or unique concert footage on the DVD. Not too disappointed though as cost very little.
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on 1 June 2018
There will be suicides if blue ray take over allegedly
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on 10 December 2016
I bought this to see the unedited version of the video/song Jesus he knows me, as you tube and tv have overly sensored it. It didn't disappoint.
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on 24 May 2017
great to see these music videos again and to watch again and again !
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on 12 August 2017
Fabulous entertainment
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on 14 July 2017
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on 19 April 2016
all the hots post peter gabriel good forgotten tracks
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