Sonic Grade: F
The Classic Heavy Vinyl pressing is a smeary lifeless mess next to the better British pressings.
The Musical Box
For Absent Friends
The Return of the Giant Hogweed
Harold the Barrel
The Fountain of Salmacis
If Genesis truly established themselves as progressive rockers on Trespass, Nursery Cryme is where their signature persona was unveiled: true English eccentrics, one part Lewis Carroll and one part Syd Barrett, creating a fanciful world that emphasized the band’s instrumental prowess as much as Peter Gabriel’s theatricality… these are the songs that showed what Genesis could do, and they still stand as pinnacles of what the band could achieve.