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GENESIS And Then There Were Three reviewsThey did not start out as ten, but when their exceptional guitarist Steve Hackett left it was the next loss Genesis had to cope with after the departures of founding members Peter Gabriel and Anthony Phillips a couple of years before. Hackett's position, like Gabriel's, was not filled with a replacement but by the band itself. Bass player Mike Rutherford took over the part of the lead guitarist. He had played the guitar before and done well but the lead guitar had been the privilege of Mr Hackett. It seems nobody could imagine how Mike Rutherford could replace his former colleague at all. And he did not.
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And Then There Were Three The album marked a change in the band's sound, mixing elements of their progressive rock roots with shorter material, and Collins contributing to more of the group's songwriting. - Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving….
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How exactly did Genesis , progressive rock's defining band, manage to survive so much turmoil? The group weathered the loss of key members and a shifting musical landscape to produce And Then There Were Three Then, two years later, guitarist Steve Hackett — feeling constricted as a songwriter — decided to quit, just as punk rock was ravishing England and pushing most prog musicians to the fringes of the music industry. But the seemingly indestructible Genesis silenced their critics with In a way, Hackett's departure was the catalyst for the band's more straightforward approach. The lyrics were also evolving; instead of writing about ancient volcanoes or dueling knights, Genesis were slowly opening their hearts.