A 1975 album recorded by Genesis, released on the Charisma label.  Released during the period after Peter Gabriel left the band, but before Genesis stopped being delightfully weird.  Worth listening to all the way through.
  1. Dance on a Volcano (RBHC)1
  2. Entangled (HB)
  3. Squonk (RB)
  4. Mad man moon (B)
  5. Robbery, assault and battery (BC)
  6. Ripples (RB)
  7. A trick of the tail (B)
  8. Los Endos (instrumental) (CHRB)


1The letters in parentheses indicates writing credits as the appear on the album's liner notes:
R - Mike Rutherford
B - Tony Banks
H - Steve Hackett
C - Phil Collins

Bored of the life in the city of gold
He'd left and let nobody know......

The title track of this album also had the most commerical success.  It also reflected how I sometimes felt while in college, 1,000 miles away from home, embedded in a culture that was supposedly the same as my own but very, very different.

....... Everyone looked so strange to him.

They've got no horns and they've got no tail
They don't even know of our existence.
Am I wrong to believe in a city of gold
That lies in the deep distance, he cried......

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