Watcher Of The Skies (track) by Genesis

Watcher Of The Skies
Watcher Of The Skies by Genesis
Year: 1972
From the album Foxtrot (track #1)
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From 07/21/2020 04:00
Simply fantastic. One of the best Genesis songs ever and an incredible way to open the album. There might not be a more iconic use of the mellotron in progressive rock than in those opening minutes. Then the way it builds into the lyrics before finally exploding... genius. Keep an ear out for Hackett's guitar and Collins' percussion too. Just incredible in every way imaginable.
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From 02/06/2018 23:17
A pulsing, brooding track with some very odd rhythms and drum tracks. And of course one of the most iconic uses of mellotron in rock music.
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From 04/25/2015 22:45
What. An. Opener. One of the best opening segments of any form of entertainment ever.
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