Genesis - Platinum Collection (2004)
Audio CD (September 13, 2005) | Number of Discs: 3 | FLAC - No Cue,Log - Covers | 1.53 GBGenre: Rock | Label: Atlantic / Wea
Founded in the late '60s in Surrey, England, Genesis
rose out of the ashes of earlier bands formed by schoolmates Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Michael Rutherford, and Anthony Phillips (who departed after 1969's Trespass, the album providing the final track on this stellar retrospective). Guitarist Steve Hackett soon signed on, as did drummer/vocalist Phil Collins, who'd later emerge (as would Gabriel) as a solo superstar. Following Gabriel's 1975 departure, Genesis
grew from a progressive art-rock outfit into one of the biggest arena rock acts ever, with a long string of platinum-sellers and chart smashes. On this, their most comprehensive career-spanning collection to date, Genesis
' remarkable evolution is revealed.