A Trick of the Tail

Genesis - A Trick of the Tail
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1976 Ratings: #31 / 98
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Based on 142 ratings
1976 Ratings: #63
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swifty30
91

WHAT A FUCKING JOURNEY. THIS FEELS SO MAGICAL.
QUALITY OVER QUANTITY SONGS.
CRAZY SHIT.
PETER MIDRIEL ACTUALLY DELIVERS FOR ONCE.

[TOP 3]
- Dance On A Volcano -
- Ripples -
- Mad Man Moon -
+ Los Endos, A Trick Of The Tail

Brando
100

This is one of my favorite albums by Genesis. This album is the seventh album by Genesis, the first album to not feature Peter Gabriel, as he had left the band at that point, and the first album where Phil Collins was the lead vocalist. This album is one of my favorite albums by them. There are so many great songs on here and it is just amazing.

The production is good. It is mixed well and you can hear everything clearly.

The instrumentals are amazing. Songs like “Ripples” are ... read more

MAN
63

Nice!

kattenbroekcom
100

It doesn't even matter that Peter Gabriel isn't here because this is still top tier music.

TheBricker
90

Honestly it's easily one of the strongest albums this band has ever made, which is especially impressive, considering that the band was very unstable at the time, having lost Peter Gabriel not too long prior to the release. Luckily, Phil Collins did a phenomenal job filling in for him, and the spirit of progressive rock wasn't lost at all due to Steve Hackett still remaining in the band, who, in my opinion, seems like the actual indicating force behind the style change for the band that would ... read more

G_Spyrus
94

This is an epic album and a top 3 Genesis record for me.
It is very impressive how even after Peter Gabriel's departure, they kept making awesome music like this (it was until Steve Hackett left, but that's another story). Phil Collins does a fantastic job vocally, it doesn't feel like Peter is missing.
When I first listened to this, I was blown away by the opening track "Dance on A Volcano", such a fast, energetic, triumphant opener. This and "Los Endos" have some of his ... read more

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Track List

  1. Dance on a Volcano
  2. Entangled
  3. Squonk
  4. Mad Man Moon
  5. Robbery, Assault and Battery
  6. Ripples
  7. A Trick of the Tail
  8. Los Endos
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Added on: August 23, 2013