Genesis - Three Sides Live (2LP) - VG/VG+

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Actual image of the vinyl record album artwork of Genesis's Three Sides Live LP - taken in our Melbourne record store
Actual image of the back cover of Genesis's Three Sides Live second hand vinyl record taken in our Melbourne record shop
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Album Info

Artist: Genesis
Album: Three Sides Live
Gatefold: Yes
Released: Australasia, Aug 1982


A1Turn It On Again4:55
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
B1Behind The Lines5:20
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
B3Me & Sarah Jane5:45
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
B4Follow You, Follow Me4:50
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
Written-By - Collins
C2In The Cage (Medly-Cinema Show-Slippermen)11:45
Written-By - Rutherford, Gabriel, Collins, Hackett, Banks
Written-By - Banks
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
D2You Might Recall5:25
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
D3Me And Virgil6:15
Written-By - Rutherford, Collins, Banks
D4Evidence Of Autumn4:43
Written-By - Banks
D5Open Door4:03
Written-By - Rutherford

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In the world of progressive rock, Genesis has always stood out for their ability to combine musical complexity with accessible songwriting. "Three Sides Live," released in 1982, captures the band at a fascinating juncture in their career, as they were transitioning from their progressive roots to a more pop-oriented sound. The result is a live album that offers both the excitement of a concert experience and a compelling snapshot of a band in evolution.

The album is aptly named "Three Sides Live" because the original vinyl release featured live performances on three sides, with the fourth side consisting of studio tracks. This structure adds an intriguing twist to the typical live album, allowing listeners to experience both the raw energy of Genesis's live shows and the polished creativity of their studio work.

The live tracks on the album are nothing short of spectacular. Genesis's proficiency as musicians shines through in performances that are tight and energetic, yet also filled with spontaneity and flair. Songs like "Abacab" and "Turn It on Again" take on new life in the live setting, showcasing the band's ability to engage and excite an audience.

"Three Sides Live" also serves as a great introduction to Genesis's extensive catalog, featuring both newer hits like "Misunderstanding" and beloved classics like "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway." The setlist provides a well-rounded overview of the band's musical journey, making it a valuable entry point for newcomers and a satisfying collection for longtime fans.

Phil Collins's charismatic presence as the lead vocalist and drummer adds a unique dimension to the album. His distinctive voice, combined with his formidable drumming skills, infuses the performances with both personality and technical brilliance.

The production quality of the live recordings is impressive, capturing the atmosphere of the concerts without sacrificing clarity or detail. The mix is well-balanced, allowing each instrument to shine while preserving the cohesive sound of the band.

The studio tracks on the fourth side, including "Paperlate" and "You Might Recall," provide an interesting counterpoint to the live material. These songs offer glimpses of Genesis's evolving sound, reflecting their growing interest in pop structures and textures.

In conclusion, "Three Sides Live" is a standout live album that showcases Genesis at their best. It's a collection that celebrates the band's musical diversity, technical prowess, and ongoing evolution. Whether you're a die-hard fan of progressive rock or just exploring the genre, this album offers a captivating and rewarding listening experience. From the electrifying live performances to the intriguing studio additions, "Three Sides Live" is a testament to Genesis's status as one of the most innovative and enduring bands in rock history.

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