Genesis - Abacab





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AATL 188156
UPC: 081227955328
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180 Gram Vinyl Record

180 Gram LP

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Individual albums from the "Blue Box" Genesis: 1976 - 1982

Wind & Wuthering, A Trick Of The Tail, And Then There Were Three, Duke and Abacab

Half-speed mastering, 2008 mixes by Nick Davis

Exact reproductions of original artwork to retain authenticity

Pressed on 180-gram heavyweight audiophile vinyl

From Genesis: 1976-1982 (known as the "The Blue Box" by fans), comes individually released LPs. These lavishly packaged set comes complete with high-end reproductions of the inner and outer sleeves, exactly as they were originally released, and each is pressed onto 180-gram vinyl.

A supergroup that's enjoyed four decades of sustained success and sales of more than 130 million albums, Genesis has also won immense critical acclaim and sent both its front men, Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins, on to superstar solo careers. Formed in the U.K. in 1966 by Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Anthony Phillips, and Peter Gabriel on lead vocals, the group first rose to fame on the strength of their dramatic progressive rock. Their most successful era, the late '70s through early '80s, came when Collins took over lead vocals - plus drumming and songwriting.

Phil Collins in 1981 was sharpening his pop chops, from his first solo offering to this, the first Genesis album to break the hallowed million-copy mark stateside. But Abacab wasn't entirely about charting Top 40 singles ("No Reply At All," "Man on the Corner," and the title track); it still exhibited some late-stage evidence of a trio courting the art-rock muse that had graced its past ("Who Dunnit," "Dodo," "Keep It Dark"). However, by 1983's eponymous follow-up, the hit factory that was Genesis in the mid- to late-1980s was operating full steam ahead, and the angel Gabriel's spectre had all but vanished. Then, there were truly only three.

Side 1
1. Abacab
2. No Reply At All
3. Me And Sarah Jane
4. Keep It Dark

Side 2
5. Dodo
6. Lurker
7. Who Dunnit?
8. Man On The Corner
9. Like It Or Not
10. Another Record

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