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  Genesis
Genesis Live was released in July 1973, and the band's next studio album, Selling England by the Pound appeared in fall of the same year.
The hallmark characteristics of Gabriel-era Genesis are all present in Selling England by the Pound; and it is important to stress that these characteristics are by this point very refined.
Selling England by the Pound is a true classic in progressive rock.
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  Selling England by the Pound - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Selling England by the Pound is the fifth studio album by the progressive rock band Genesis and was recorded and released in 1973.
Retaining the pastoral yearning for ancient or medieval England as its primary thematic material, the album focuses on traces of this past in the present.
This anthemic solo section would later form the melodic centerpiece of the extended instrumentals at the core of the band's 'Cage Medley' (a combination of song excerpts which Genesis would perform live years after it had stopped performing other songs from the 70's), demonstrating Banks' increasing role as one of the band's primary songwriters.
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 DPRP : Counting Out Time : Genesis - Selling England By The Pound
A year after the critically acclaimed hit album Foxtrot Genesis is back, with the difficult task to surpass the album that had brought them their first real success and allowed them to step out of the shade of small university and club gigs, into the first bright rays of international success.
Selling England by the Pound succeeded and brought the band international recognition with comparisons made by the press to Yes, ELP, The Rolling Stones and The Doors.
Selling England by the Pound is one of the few so-called head-and-tail records.
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 GENESIS Selling England By The Pound reviews and MP3   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taking off from the pompous density of ‘Foxtrot’, ‘Selling England’ adds a richer pallete of sonic resources in order to explore the band’s full compositional potential: you can even tell that Hackett is already fully integrated into the band’s ideology, stretching his own styling and skills for the benefit of the album’s repertoire.
In "Selling England By The Pound" all band members were at their peaks as artists and musicians and the final result is almost perfect.
Genesis' "Selling England by the Pound" is simply the high point of that act's recording career, and a definite influence on several other acts down through the ages.
www.progarchives.com /Progressive_rock_discography_CD.asp?cd_id=1510   (15723 words)

  
 CPRE - Landbankers selling rural England by the pound
CPRE - Landbankers selling rural England by the pound
Their chances of success are very low and their ‘investments’ are likely to fail, because permission to develop cannot be obtained on the great majority of the land.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England exists to promote the beauty, tranquillity and diversity of rural England by encouraging the sustainable use of land and other natural resources in town and country.
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 Selling England by the Pound   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Selling England by the Pound - the essence of the English Genesis
Unlike most Selling England LPs, there is a lyric sheet included with the Miniature Classics CD (not just the English/Japanese one, but a small yukky brown slip of card with white lyrics on it, which are printed very small!).
This extra lyric sheet is in the same colour and typeface as the lyrics printed on the inside of the gatefold of the German import LP version.
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 Selling England By The Pound - Genesis - Music Records Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Taking their album title from a contemporary slogan of the Labour party, Genesis’ focus here is largely, consciously on auld Blighty, a year before Gabriel penned the lyrics to the band’s New York-set concept album ‘The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway’ and gave in to the US audience after all.
‘Selling England By the Pound’ is perhaps Genesis’ technical and creative peak, as well as their most commercially successful album of their early seventies output under Gabriel, before Phil Collins turned the band into a bland pop group.
Selling England By The Pound - Genesis : Quintessentially English
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 Overstock.com: Genesis - Selling England By The Pound [Remaster] : Music
Genesis - Selling England By The Pound [Remaster]
SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND was the culmination of all that Genesis had been striving for since their late-`60s inception, the refinement of the vision that developed on TRESPASS, NURSERY CRYME, and FOXTROT (somewhere in the world, there`s been a second-wave prog outfit named after every one of these albums).
Peter Gabriel`s startlingly unpretentious tale-spinning is at its best on "The Battle of Epping Forest." Tony Banks`s elegant, sophisticated keyboard work is a vital element of nearly every tune, and the electric/acoustic guitar tapestry woven by Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford is the perfect icing on the cake.
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 Genesis Album Discussion Thread Volume 6: Selling England By the Pound
One listen to the Selling England studio sessions will convince anybody that the band is right: the song was amazing as an instrumental, especially the slightly slower version they were jamming in the studio.
Selling England by the Pound is my favorite Genesis album.
Interestingly enough, Selling England seems to be one of the albums where he was able to get a lot of material through.
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 Amazon.fr : Selling England By The Pound: Musique: Genesis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amazon.fr : Selling England By The Pound: Musique: Genesis
"selling england by the pounds" est l'album dans lequel genesis possède une mainmise parfaite de son style.
Digne successeur de "Foxtrot", "Selling" marque quand même une grande avancée.
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 GENESIS - SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND - 180 GRAM - USED VINYL
GENESIS - SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND - 180 GRAM - USED VINYL
SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND - 180 GRAM
Classic Records 180 gram reissue of Peter Gabriel and the groups album from 1973.
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 Selling England By The Pound
The first part of the verse alludes to the famous "it's not over till the fat lady sings" aphorism, and also shifts the centre of metaphor from England to the States, unless the saloon mentioned refers to the saloon bars that were a feature of English public houses of the time.
In a bizarre reflection of the sense of small closely-knit community based around the extended family that was a cornerstone of industrial and rural England, the East End boasted a comprehensive network of gangland groups, who were more often than not territorially based, and familial in nature.
Their main concerns were racketeering, protection money, the maintenance and "welfare" of prostitutes, etc. A bit like the Mafia with cheaper suits and less garlic, if you will.
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 Ground and Sky review - Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
The place of Selling England By the Pound in the Genesis canon is one hotly debated among the band's faithful.
Steve Hackett once said that "selling England by the pound" was literally the platform of one of the major political parties in Britain in the early 1970s.
It was a very good year, and Selling England by the Pound was top of the heap.
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 Selling England By The Pound - Genesis - günstige Shops bei dooyoo.de
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 The Daily Vault Album Reviews : Selling England By The Pound
But after hearing Genesis' fifth studio album, I'm ready to warp back to 1973 to try and catch these guys on tour.
Selling England By The Pound is the best album the group ever cut, with or without Phil Collins, and if you're a fan of Genesis post-Gabriel, pick this up and see what Phil was really capable of.
Cover art is the intellectual property of Atlantic Records, and is used for informational purposes only.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Selling England By the Pound: Music: Genesis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND was the culmination of all that Genesis had been striving for since their late-'60s inception, the refinement of the vision that developed on TRESPASS, NURSERY CRYME, and FOXTROT (somewhere in the world, there's been a second-wave prog outfit named after every one of thesealbums).
And amongst all this, Gabriel draws you in with his commentaries on the degeneration of modern England, as well as transporting the listener back to the mythological England that never was.
It is the atmosphere that runs through the whole 50 minutes or so, evoking images of medieval England with an almost mythological air in both the lyrics and the instruments.
www.amazon.co.uk /Selling-England-Pound-Genesis/dp/B000024E9M   (1988 words)

  
 Montreal Plus.ca - Arts & Entertainment - The Musical Box - Selling England by the Pound
Since 1993, The Musical Box has been restaging Genesis concerts with Peter Gabriel: Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.
The Musical Box has performed in front of more than 200 000 people in North America and in the UK and is the only band to ever obtain a licence to perform The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway from Genesis and Peter Gabriel.
During the first Musical Box UK tour, in Spring 2002, Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherford attended the Selling England by the Pound show and Steve Hackett played Firth of Fifth as an encore with the band at the London Royal Albert Hall.
english.montrealplus.ca /arts_entertainment/the_musical_box_selling_england_by_the_pound/768179   (378 words)

  
 Genesis - Selling England By The Pound   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Genesis is maybe the most known of their big hits in the 80's, but also from the three band members who have made solid solo careers on their own right; vocalist Peter Gabriel, vocalist/drummer Phil Collins and guitarist Steve Hackett.
Selling England By The Pound is one of Genesis' best albums.
Fans of good old progressive rock already have this gem, but for those who haven't heard the band, could start exploration from this album.
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 Elements - Selling England by the Pound
There has been a general attitude that selling off the London Stock Exchange is just one of those things – a shrug of the shoulders and a mutter about free and open capitalism and that’s it apparently.
However, before we cheerily continue “Selling England by the Pound” (Genesis 1973), can I ask that we consider the vital importance of an efficient stock exchange to a capitalist nation?
The primary role of a stock exchange is, of course, to raise investment monies for business in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.
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 Genesis - Selling England By The Pound
The opening selection, "Dancing With the Moonlit Knight," is an epic commentary on contemporary England that employs references to English staples like Wimpey hamburgers and Green Shield stamps.
And a band that is trying to do something different is a stagnant pop scene deserves some encouragement.
This popular English band's first for its new label showcases their pretty vocals and word pictures about life in England.
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 Amazon.ca: Genesis Selling England By The Pound: Music
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 Channel4.com - SlashMusic - Selling England By The Pound
If one had to pare the prog-rock story down to a handful of essential albums, this would undoubtedly be one of them.
SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND was the culmination of all that Genesis had been striving for since their late-'60s inception, the refinement of the vision that developed on TRESPASS, NURSERY CRYME, and FOXTROT (somewhere in the world, there's been a second-wave prog outfit named after every one of these albums).
The fusion of a complex classical mind with an electrified rock heart and pastoral folk spirit defined Genesis' anatomy, and never more effectively than on SELLING ENGLAND.
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 Selling England by the Pound   (Site not responding. Last check: )
, 1973, Genesis performs its first Selling England by the Pound concert in Paris just before the release of the album on September 28
The show is distinctly theatrical, with a number of costume changes, fanciful masks and stunning special effects, establishing Genesis as one of the major group in Europe and extending its influence in North America.
, 1993, The Musical Box presents their first re-creation of the Selling England by the Pound concert at the Montreal Spectrum in Canada.
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 GENESIS: Selling England by the Pound (Classic Records / Charisma)
The first three Genesis albums released by Classic Records--Foxtrot, Nursery Cryme, and Genesis Live--found the band really beginning to make their mark on the music scene.
By the time they released their fifth album, Selling England by the Pound (arguably the best album of the Peter Gabriel era), Genesis was really coming into their own--showing everyone that along with groups like Yes and ELP, this was a progressive rock band to be reckoned with.
If you're a fan of Genesis or progressive rock in general, this album is a required part of your collection.
www.thenightowl.com /reviews/sebtp.htm   (277 words)

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