From Genesis to Revelation


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From Genesis to Revelation Review

by Bruce Eder

This debut Genesis album, which has appeared under license to various labels in addition to Decca and London in different configurations, is largely of historical interest. The group was still in its formative stages, the members barely past their 18th birthdays and still working out what they wanted to sound like. Mostly they sound like the Bee Gees trying to be the Moody Blues (picture something similar to the sound of the former group's Odessa album). "The Silent Sun" and "Where the Sour Turns to Sweet" are pleasant enough, but scarcely indicate the true potential of the group or its members. A pleasant enough piece of pop-psychedelia/art rock, but not a critically important release, except to the truly dedicated.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Genesis 02:14 SpotifyAmazon
2 Genesis 02:39 SpotifyAmazon
3 Genesis 03:14 SpotifyAmazon
4 Genesis 03:45 SpotifyAmazon
5 Genesis 04:18 SpotifyAmazon
6 Genesis 04:38 SpotifyAmazon
7 Genesis 03:31 SpotifyAmazon
8 Genesis 03:30 SpotifyAmazon
9 Genesis 03:40 SpotifyAmazon
10 Genesis 02:37 SpotifyAmazon
11 Genesis 03:21 SpotifyAmazon
12 Genesis 03:33 SpotifyAmazon
13 Genesis 03:30 SpotifyAmazon
14 Genesis 02:13 SpotifyAmazon
15 Genesis 02:00 SpotifyAmazon
16 Genesis 03:31 SpotifyAmazon
17 Genesis 02:33 SpotifyAmazon
18 Genesis 02:48 SpotifyAmazon
19 Genesis 03:42 SpotifyAmazon
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