Re: My Phil Collins playlist
Posted by: gary191265 ()
Date: April 02, 2013 06:26AM

OzzMosiz Wrote:

> Do you like Phil Collins? I've been a big Genesis
> fan ever since the release of their 1980 album,
> Duke. Before that, I really didn't understand any
> of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual. It was
> on Duke where Phil Collins' presence became more
> apparent. I think Invisible Touch was the group's
> undisputed masterpiece. It's an epic meditation on
> intangibility. At the same time, it deepens and
> enriches the meaning of the preceding three
> albums. Christy, take off your robe. Listen to the
> brilliant ensemble playing of Banks, Collins and
> Rutherford. You can practically hear every nuance
> of every instrument. Sabrina, remove your dress.
> In terms of lyrical craftsmanship, the sheer
> songwriting, this album hits a new peak of
> professionalism. Sabrina, why don't you, uh, dance
> a little. Take the lyrics to Land of Confusion. In
> this song, Phil Collins addresses the problems of
> abusive political authority. In Too Deep is the
> most moving pop song of the 1980s, about monogamy
> and commitment. The song is extremely uplifting.
> Their lyrics are as positive and affirmative as
> anything I've heard in rock. Christy, get down on
> your knees so Sabrina can see your asshole. Phil
> Collins' solo career seems to be more commercial
> and therefore more satisfying, in a narrower way.
> Especially songs like In the Air Tonight and
> Against All Odds. Sabrina, don't just stare at it,
> eat it. But I also think Phil Collins works best
> within the confines of the group, than as a solo
> artist, and I stress the word artist. This is
> Sussudio, a great, great song, a personal
> favorite.

Best...book...ever...;) Can never look at a Habitrail system with the same innocence now though !

The perfect commentary on vacuous 80's greed.

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