Genesis was an English rock band that released fifteen studio albums between 1969 and 1997. They formed as a baroque-psych quintet at Charterhouse school and cut their debut album, From Genesis to Revelation, under the guidance of producer Jonathan King. The original lineup featured singer Peter Gabriel, keyboardist Tony Banks, guitarist Anthony Phillips, and bassist […]

Peter Gabriel ‎– Peter Gabriel (1980)

Peter Gabriel — aka the “melting face” album — is the third consecutive self-titled solo album from Peter Gabriel. The album was issued in 1980 by Geffen after having been rejected by the artist’s longtime label Atlantic. Stylistically, the songs experiment with the buzzy, trebly sonorities of the day. Percussive ethno sounds course through “No […]

Eno – Another Green World (1975)

Another Green World is the third solo album by English art-rock/electronic musician Brian Eno, released in 1975 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Sky Saw” (3:27) A2. “Over Fire Island” (1:51) A3. “St. Elmo’s Fire” (3:01) A4. “In Dark Trees” (2:32) A5. “The Big Ship” (2:37) A6. “I’ll Come Running” (3:50) A7. “Another Green World” (1:42) B1. […]

Genesis ‎– Invisible Touch (1986)

Invisible Touch is the thirteenth studio album by English modern-rock trio Genesis, released in 1986 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Invisible Touch” (3:26) A2. “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” (8:49) A3. “Land of Confusion” (4:45)* A4. “In Too Deep” (4:59)** B1. “Anything She Does” (4:06) B2. “Domino: In the Glow of the Night / The Last Domino” (10:42) […]

Phil Collins ‎– No Jacket Required (1985)

No Jacket Required is the third solo album by English musician/vocalist Phil Collins, released in 1985 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Sussudio” (4:23) A2. “Only You Know and I Know” (4:20) A3. “Long Long Way to Go” (4:20) A4. “I Don’t Wanna Know” (4:12) A5. “One More Night” (4:47) B1. “Don’t Lose My Number” (4:46) B2. […]

Philip Bailey ‎– Chinese Wall (1984)

Chinese Wall is the second solo album by American R&B musician/vocalist Philip Bailey, produced by Phil Collins and released in 1984 on Columbia/CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Photogenic Memory” (5:26) A2. “I Go Crazy” (4:48) A3. “Walking on the Chinese Wall” (5:08) A4. “For Every Heart That’s Been Broken” (4:15) A5. “Go” (4:30) B1. “Easy Lover” (5:04) B2. […]

Jack Lancaster & Robin Lumley – Marscape (1976)

Marscape is a collaborative album between woodwind-player Jack Lancaster and keyboardist Robin Lumley, released in 1976 on RSO. The pair are backed on this recording by all the members of Brand X — Lumley’s main gig at the time — and Simon Jeffes. Tracklist: A1. “Take-Off” (3:09) A2. “Sail on Solar Winds” (2:48) A3. “Arrival” […]

Rupert Hine ‎– Waving Not Drowning (1982)

Waving Not Drowning is the fourth solo album by English art-rock musician/producer Rupert Hine, released in 1982 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Eleven Faces” (3:46) A2. “The Curious Kind” (4:47) A3. “The Set Up” (4:24)* A4. “Dark Windows” (3:31) A5. “The Sniper” (5:30) B1. “Innocence in Paradise” (3:24) B2. “House Arrest” (4:17) B3. “The Outsider” (5:28) […]

Frida ‎– Something’s Going On (1982)

Something’s Going On is the first of three post-ABBA solo albums by Scandinavian vocalist Frida Lyngstad, produced by Phil Collins and released in 1982 on Polar/Atlantic/Polydor. The tracklist represents the crème of some 100 songs submitted for the project, with tunes by Stephen Bishop (“Tell Me That It’s Over”), Rod Argent (“Baby Don’t You Cry […]

Rupert Hine ‎– Immunity (1981)

Immunity is the third solo album by English musician/producer Rupert Hine, released in 1981 on A&M. His former Quantum Jump cohort Trevor Morais appears on three tracks. Tracklist: A1. “I Hang On to My Vertigo” (4:40) A2. “Misplaced Love” (4:14) A3. “Samsara” (5:15) A4. “Surface Tension” (4:19) A5. “I Think a Man Will Hang Soon” (4:17) […]

Genesis – Abacab (1981)

Abacab is the eleventh studio album by English modern-rock trio Genesis, released in 1981 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Abacab” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (6:58) A2. “No Reply at All” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (4:33) A3. “Me and Sarah Jane” Banks (6:02) A4. “Keep It Dark” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (4:33)* B1. “Dodo/Lurker” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (7:31) B2. “Who […]

Brand X ‎– Product (1979)

Product is the fourth studio album by English jazz-rock operative Brand X, released in 1979 on Charisma/Passport. The songs were recorded during a prolific series of sessions that would also produce the band’s two subsequent longplayers, Do They Hurt? and Is There Anything About? Tracklist: A1. “Don’t Make Waves” (5:31) A2. “Dance of the Illegal Aliens” […]

Wilding / Bonus ‎– Pleasure Signals (1978)

Pleasure Signals is a jazz-rock collaborative effort between flutist Danny Wilding and guitarist Pete Bonas, released in 1978 on Visa Records. The pair are backed by assorted Brand X members and Automatic Man alumni. Tracklist: A1. “Race for Space” (3:30) A2. “G. Storm” (3:20) A3. “Oddysey” (3:12) A4. “Earth Hymn” (4:45) A5. “Rampage” (4:35) B1. […]

Genesis ‎– …And Then There Were Three… (1978)

…And Then There Were Three… is the ninth studio album by English symphonic-rockers Genesis, released on March 31, 1978 on Charisma and Atlantic. The title references the fact that they were now down to three members after the 1977 departure of guitarist Steve Hackett. The closing track, “Follow You Follow Me,” became their first single […]

Steve Hackett ‎– Voyage of the Acolyte (1975)

Voyage of the Acolyte is the debut solo album by English guitarist/composer Steve Hackett, released in 1975 on Charisma. Recorded while still a member of Genesis, the album is musically similar to A Trick of the Tail and Wind and Wuthering. Tracklist: A1. “Ace of Wands” (5:20) A2. “Hands of the Priestess Part I” (3:26) […]

Genesis ‎– Wind & Wuthering (1976)

Wind & Wuthering is the eighth studio album by English symphonic-rock band Genesis, released in 1976 on Charisma/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Eleventh Earl of Mar” Banks, Hackett, Rutherford (7:39) A2. “One for the Vine” Banks (9:59) A3. “Your Own Special Way” Rutherford (6:15)* A4. “Wot Gorilla?” Collins, Banks (3:12) B1. “All in a Mouse’s Night” Banks […]

Brand X ‎– Unorthodox Behaviour (1976)

Unorthodox Behaviour is the debut album by English jazz-rock combo Brand X, released in 1976 on Charisma/Passport. Tracklist: A1. “Nuclear Burn” (6:21) A2. “Euthanasia Waltz” (5:41) A3. “Born Ugly” (8:13) B1. “Smacks of Euphoric Hysteria” (4:29) B2. “Unorthodox Behaviour” (8:28) B3. “Running on Three” (4:37) B4. “Touch Wood” (3:07) Credits: John Goodsall — guitar, composer […]

Genesis ‎– The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974)

The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway is the sixth studio album by English symphonic-rock quintet Genesis, released in 1974 on Charisma/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” (4:52) A2. “Fly on a Windshield” (2:47) A3. “Broadway Melody of 1974” (2:11) A4. “Cuckoo Cocoon” (2:14) A5. “In the Cage” (8:15) A6. “The Grand Parade […]

Eno ‎– Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (1974)

Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) is the second solo album by English art-rock keyboardist/songwriter Brian Eno, released in 1974 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Burning Airlines Give You So Much More” (3:17) A2. “Back in Judy’s Jungle” (5:15) A3. “The Fat Lady of Limbourg” (5:05) A4. “Mother Whale Eyeless” (5:46) A5. “The Great Pretender” (5:10) B1. […]

Brand X – Moroccan Roll (1977)

Moroccan Roll is the second album by English jazz-rock band Brand X, released in 1977 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Sun in the Night” (4:25) A2. “Why Should I Lend You Mine (When You’ve Broken Yours Off Already)…” (11:16) A3. “…Maybe I’ll Lend You Mine After All” (2:10) A4. “Hate Zone” (4:41) A5. “Collapsar” (1:35) B1. […]

Anthony Phillips ‎– The Geese & the Ghost (1977)

The Geese & the Ghost is the debut solo album by multi-instrumentalist/composer Anthony Phillips, issued in 1977 on Passport. Released seven years after his departure from Genesis, the album is primarily a collaboration with his former bandmate Mike Rutherford. Tracklist: A1. Wind-Tales (1:02) A2. Which Way the Wind Blows (5:51) A3. Henry: Portraits From Tudor […]

Brian Eno ‎– Before and After Science (1977)

Before and After Science is an album by English musician Brian Eno, released in 1977 on Island. Tracklist: A1. No One Receiving (3:41) A2. Backwater (3:42) A3. Kurt’s Rejoinder (2:53) A4. Energy Fools the Magician (2:03) A5. King’s Lead Hat (3:57) B1. Here He Comes (5:39) B2. Julie With… (6:24) B3. By This River (3:01) […]

Genesis ‎– Duke (1980)

Duke is the tenth studio album by English symphonic-rock trio Genesis, released in 1980 on Charisma/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Behind the Lines” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (5:31) A2. “Duchess” Banks, Collins, Rutherford (6:40)* A3. “Guide Vocal” Banks (1:18) A4. “Man of Our Times” Rutherford (5:35) A5. “Misunderstanding” Collins (3:11)# A6. “Heathaze” Banks (5:00) B1. “Turn It On […]

Genesis ‎– Nursery Cryme (1971)

Nursery Cryme is the third album by English symphonic-rock quintet Genesis, released in 1971 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “The Musical Box” (10:28) A2. “For Absent Friends” (1:46) A3. “The Return of the Giant Hogweed” (8:12) B1. “Seven Stones” (5:10) B2. “Harold the Barrel” (2:59) B3. “Harlequin” (2:56) B4. “The Fountain of Salmacis” (7:55) Credits: Tony […]

Anthony Phillips

Anthony Phillips is an English multi-instrumentalist and composer with a career dating back to the late 1960s. As a solo artist, he’s recorded more than thirty albums. Phillips entered the scene as a member of Genesis, which he co-founded in 1967 with fellow pupils at Charterhouse boarding school. He serves as their primary guitarist on […]

Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel is an English singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and activist with a career in music dating back to the late 1960s. He rose to prominence as the vocalist of Genesis, which he fronted for six albums between 1969 and 1974. As a solo artist, he issued four self-titled albums on Charisma between 1977 and 1982. […]

Brand X

Brand X was an English jazz-rock band that released five studio albums and a live disc on Charisma and Passport between 1976 and 1980. Members: Percy Jones (bass, 1975-98), John Goodsall (guitar, sitar), Robin Lumley (keyboards, 1975-82), Phil Collins (drums, vocals, 1975-82), Morris Pert (percussion, 1977-79), Peter Robinson (keyboards, 1978-82), Chuck Burgi (drums, 1978), Mike […]

Flaming Youth

Flaming Youth was an English psych-rock band that released the album Ark 2 on Fontana in 1969. Drummer Phil Collins soon joined Genesis, where he eventually became the vocalist while moonlighting in jazz-rockers Brand X. Keyboardist Brian Chatton later played in Jackson Heights, Snafu, and Boys Don’t Cry. Members: Phil Collins (drums), Gordon Smith (vocals, […]