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  1. Finally received the package with the box. Very...

    Finally received the package with the box.
    Very upset for the poor quality control.
    The first 2 tracks on cd2 - the only real reason to get this so-called super deluxe edition - are 100% mpeg...
  2. Interesting... Did you run the Foobar2000 DR for...

    Interesting...
    Did you run the Foobar2000 DR for disc 2 as well?
    I'm curious to look at its values.
  3. Have someone received their box? I wrote to...

    Have someone received their box?
    I wrote to cherry red and they told me they allegedly sent the package last 24th of april.
    Still haven't received it.
    I just wanted to know if some other shipments...
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    It's a moving record. It's like he has come full...

    It's a moving record.
    It's like he has come full circle and recapped his whole life across those new songs.
    As Lights Fall is really good, both the song and the video, and the fact it's the only...
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    It's a RSD first, that means it will have a...

    It's a RSD first, that means it will have a regular release later.
    Actually, PG himself confirmed during a bbc interview it will probably be released next may.
    Anyaway the collection is very good,...
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    Here in Italy it was hardly a secret that Ornella...

    Here in Italy it was hardly a secret that Ornella Vanoni covered White Mountain.
    I was aware of it since 1987 or so.
  7. cherry red records is not exactly well recognized...

    cherry red records is not exactly well recognized for care and accuracy on their reissues.
    Let's just hope they don't butcher this fine album with their usual treatment.
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    The only remaining founding member is the...

    The only remaining founding member is the drummer. New singer for this album.
    There are really very little reasons to keep believing they're actually Le Orme.
  9. I've always interpreted the song as the story of...

    I've always interpreted the song as the story of a person who has been literally taken away by some actual aliens and brought to their planet. That planet was wonderful and full of incredible things,...
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    Just read this interview from may 1980, halfway...

    Just read this interview from may 1980, halfway in the 5th column.
    Phil Collins says they were already thinking about making the next album as a double one.
    ...
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    For those interested, i have recollected a fair...

    For those interested, i have recollected a fair amount of material on the Abacab 2LP format 'as originally intended' in this thread:
    ...
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    The US remix of Follow You Follow Me has indeed...

    The US remix of Follow You Follow Me has indeed been released on cd.
    It appears on TM Century GoldDisc™ #155.
    More info on TM Century GoldDiscs here (#155 isn't listed):...
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    Supper's Ready from the TM Productions edition of...

    Supper's Ready from the TM Productions edition of the full 'Genesis Live' 2LP acetate is not so bad...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GCtp_AOeWo
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    I'll have to check out to be 100% sure, but i...

    I'll have to check out to be 100% sure, but i remember that session has been recorded in mono originally, and as such it is on the BBC Recordings promo discs.
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    Yes, everything you're saying is just what i...

    Yes, everything you're saying is just what i know.
    The set starts with the only live performance in front of an actual audience, then it goes chronologically except the last 2 studio sessions which...
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    This is the vetoed BBC Sessions. Some promo...

    This is the vetoed BBC Sessions. Some promo copies eventually slipped away...

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  17. The first (and only) album by Spring (1971) is...

    The first (and only) album by Spring (1971) is highly mellotron driven.
    3 of the band members played the instrument.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHXOOBNNnhY
  18. As usual, this is a 'very best of' from somebody...

    As usual, this is a 'very best of' from somebody else's pov.
    Pointless.
  19. ^ There's Jean-Michel Jarre as well

    ^ There's Jean-Michel Jarre as well
  20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9eAKDCCcLY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9eAKDCCcLY
  21. I can't stand vocal music anymore, so this new...

    I can't stand vocal music anymore, so this new orchestral album from Banks comes timely.
    I've listened to it quite a few times, and i have to say it is surprisingly good. It may easily be the best...
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    An official release would be no better than the...

    An official release would be no better than the already circulating bootlegs by any means.
    All the material on the bootlegs indirectly comes from in-house DAT copies of the BBC masters, apart from...
  23. My opinion on Phil's voice is more or less the...

    My opinion on Phil's voice is more or less the opposite as yours instead.
    I find his voice during the Trick-Were Three period too much thin for my liking, while it aquired power and a far better...
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    Here in chronological order are the known demo...

    Here in chronological order are the known demo and recording sessions that the band made between 1967-69 Jonathan Dann (Anthony Phillips archivist) is aware of, with details of tracks recorded and...
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    The instrumental version is the thing that i'm...

    The instrumental version is the thing that i'm appreciating more than everything else.
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    Its a solid album. Both versions.

    Its a solid album. Both versions.
  27. I believe a couple of points have been stated: 1...

    I believe a couple of points have been stated:
    1 - the genuine Farm cassette tape, which is a compendium of all the songs produced during those sessions, and which has been transferred digitally as...
  28. Yes, he said something like that, here's the pic...

    Yes, he said something like that, here's the pic of the magazine page, it's the second-to-last question:

    10227

    Anyway, we must always take Tony's words for what they are... he's never quite...
  29. Yes, i concur. What are the 2 other (then)...

    Yes, i concur.
    What are the 2 other (then) unreleased ones?
    From the description, i'd say they're You Might Recall and Me And Virgil, but i'm not 100% sure.
  30. Genesis 'Abacab' as originally conceived (2LP)

    I recently contributed to a thread on the SH forum regarding the Dodo suite on Abacab, but i thought to start a new one here to see if it generates some interest.

    Reading to some old magazines and...
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    Their best album (imo) isn't included in those...

    Their best album (imo) isn't included in those box sets.
    It's a live album, and it's called 8:30.
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    Some of the ''writer's demos'' from the debut...

    Some of the ''writer's demos'' from the debut album and Alpha have been officially released:
    -from s/t there are the aforementioned Here Comes The Feeling (Atoll 'Rock Puzzle'), Closer Than Before...
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    Actually, there's another Harlequin from Watford,...

    Actually, there's another Harlequin from Watford, Technical College, 04-Mar-1972, but it's an appalling sound quality audience source.
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    I bought Asia s/t LP in september 1982. I bought...

    I bought Asia s/t LP in september 1982. I bought it because i liked 2 songs which were played on the radio: Heat Of The Moment and Only Time Will Tell. I didn't know how many people were in the group...
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    I prefer remembering them when they were young...

    I prefer remembering them when they were young and capable to perform with power and energy.
    Even the 2007 tour has been a stretch.
    So, no, it's better they don't ever think of touring again.
  36. Well that's not bad at all for an artist whose...

    Well that's not bad at all for an artist whose last album of new music is now 14 years old!
    It seems public hasn't forgotten him.
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    Yesstiles probably watched this video and trusted...

    Yesstiles probably watched this video and trusted the person who created that sequence:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgNjiU4PogI

    I, for one, don't like that sequencing at all. Yes, the...
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    Unfortunately, the new mid-week album chart in...

    Unfortunately, the new mid-week album chart in the UK shows no sign of the album, so it only lasted 1 week.
    Better than nothing, i suppose.
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    This one is also very good:...

    This one is also very good:
    https://www.discogs.com/it/Various-Spirit-Of-Joy-Tales-From-The-Polydor-Underground-1967-1974/release/3336900

    And it also has the advantage of including - for the...
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    In Italy they're at #48...

    In Italy they're at #48
    http://fimi.it/classifiche#/category:album/year:2015/page:2
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    Probably we are the same ones, in numbers, who...

    Probably we are the same ones, in numbers, who bought their albums since the 70s, and as we are old-stylished, we still *buy* the product, physical or not.
    Those figures now are sufficient to enter...
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    It *is* surprising, considering they've only been...

    It *is* surprising, considering they've only been once on the uk chart before with The Least We Can Do at #47 for 1 week.
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    Oh Yeah, Oooooooohh yeeeaaaaaaaaahhh!

    Oh Yeah,
    Oooooooohh yeeeaaaaaaaaahhh!
  44. So, is it a real possibility the early 70s stuff...

    So, is it a real possibility the early 70s stuff would get a sort of 'deluxe' treatment, or are you just guessing?
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    ^Well, but there is no proof evidence that third...

    ^Well, but there is no proof evidence that third track being Another Record (no mention on interviews, no leaked 1980 demo).
    I don't even know where the speculations about Another Record being...
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    On the May 10th, 1980 issue of Sounds there is a...

    On the May 10th, 1980 issue of Sounds there is a Phil Collins interview, where he says that ''... we had three more tracks we had to leave off Duke''.
    Now, it would be interesting knowing what was...
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    Regarding A Call To Arms: the 'Genesis' sessions...

    Regarding A Call To Arms: the 'Genesis' sessions only produced 9 complete songs. A Call To Arm was never a song on its own, rather just a very short chords sequence that only Mike liked, so he asked...
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    A quote from mr. Banks regarding Wind & Wuthering...

    A quote from mr. Banks regarding Wind & Wuthering leftovers from a Feb 5th,1977 National RockStar edition:
    "We'd written much more material for the album that we could use and over-recorded by quite...
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    I recently compiled a collection of all the...

    I recently compiled a collection of all the collins era b-sides and i've been listening to it very often.
    I tried to stick with the original cd mastering for as many songs i could, so i only used...
  50. Yes, i've been listening to it as well but it...

    Yes, i've been listening to it as well but it still has to 'click'.
    I believe only Alt is behind it, among the post-reunion ones.
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    Received a message from the official Asia mailing...

    Received a message from the official Asia mailing list regarding the new Phoenix reissue, here is a part of the text:
    ''When first released in 2008, the American edition included a different mix of...
  52. In my opinion PG did the right thing wanting to...

    In my opinion PG did the right thing wanting to overdub most of his vocals.
    The show is much more enjoyable that way. It may not be the 'real thing', but that one is available as well anyway, so...
  53. :cool 7355 7356

    :cool

    7355
    7356
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    Peter Gabriel - Plays Live PFM - Cook IQ -...

    Peter Gabriel - Plays Live
    PFM - Cook
    IQ - Living Proof
    Rush - A Show Of Hands
    Marillion - Real To Reel
    VDGG - Real Time
    Return To Forever - Live
    Weather Report - Live In Tokyo
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    ...or was the skip on Man-Erg? Now i'm at work...

    ...or was the skip on Man-Erg? Now i'm at work and don't remember exactly, but on Fellow Travellers there was definitly a skipping issue on one of the 3 songs of the 23rd-Sept-71 session.
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    The official release 'After The Flood' uses the...

    The official release 'After The Flood' uses the bootleg 'VDGG Is On The Air' as source for Killer and for the whole 23rd-Sept-71 session. Here, this 23rd-Sept-71 session is taken from a different...
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    Only Never Again on the USA edition of Phoenix is...

    Only Never Again on the USA edition of Phoenix is a slightly different mix, all the other tracks are exactly the same as the european edition.
    So, they're basically selling the same cd twice in the...
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    ...and then again: ...

    ...and then again:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0_Cl6Mq8r4


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AX-S3GReVU

    They also released this one, ''Another Life'', the english version of their...
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    I Pooh!! Wonderful band, composed of 4...

    I Pooh!!
    Wonderful band, composed of 4 incredible professionals, each one of them is a master with his own instrument, and all of them sing! They produced fantastic vocal melodies, wrote their own...
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    I bought both Asia s/t 30th anniversary boxes...

    I bought both Asia s/t 30th anniversary boxes from USA and Japan.
    Money not well spent if you ask me.
    Anyway.

    The USA version is very disappointing with the old Geffen cd thown in and a bootleg...
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