I’m a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado

Apparently, according to Marillion/Fish lyrics, Torch is a citizen of Legoland travellin’ incommunicado. Incommunicado Introduction: From an unnamed article in No1 Magazine written by Debbie Voller on 30 May 1987 (Provided by Kristie English). Full article here Fish: “This is a necessary diversion from ‘Russians’ and it’s a sort of macho-gung-ho approach! Torch really wants to be famous but he doesn’t want the responsibilities that go with fame. ‘Incommunicado’ is another word for ‘pissed’!” ‘Legoland’ Legoland being the theme park in…

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Great Ways to Display Lego Minifigures

It comes as no surprise that the Lego group will be collaborating with Ikea in the near future. Over the last few years we have been using Ikea products to display our Lego minifigures. 3 Ikea Products to display your Lego Minifigures Lego and Ikea, two Scandinavian companies, are certainly a popular match for enthusiasts who want to display their LEGO collections! It’s all well and good having little Lego minifigures, but how should you display them? They tend to…

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How many ‘pools’ are there in Genesis lyrics anyway?

Thanks to the help of from Paul, Alex, Alan and others at the Facebook group; Genesis 50+ Years, here we can finally answer the question: How many ‘pools’ are there in Genesis lyrics anyway? The word ‘pool’ is mentioned 13 times; from 8 songs. 1. Stagnation 1970 Wait, there is still time for washing in the pool 2. Happy the Man Like a fool in the pool – I’m incredibly cool 3. Supper’s Ready 1972 A young figure sits still by a…

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The Dark Side of the Mellotron

Black is the New Lego Mellotron Here we have a selection of dark sounding Mellotron tunes: Steven Wilson – The Watchmaker King Crimson – The Court of the Crimson King (Live) Genesis Watcher of the Skies Live Shepperton Studios  1973 Opeth – Mellotron Heart Shadow of the Hierophant – Steve Hackett Led Zeppelin – Kashmir

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The Adventures of LEGO Jerry: Security Project

Security Project Featuring Jerry Marotta, the drummer from Gabriel’s classic line-up (1977-1986), plus Trey Gunn from King Crimson, on a 10-string touch guitar. The recent addition of Happy Rhodes, with her 4-octave vocal range, fulfills the band’s promise of re-envisioning the music of Peter Gabriel. Rounding out the band from Shriekback and Sky Cries Mary is Michael Cozzi on guitar and co-founder of Gig Performer and computer scientist David Jameson on keyboards and Eigenharp.   Check out tour dates here

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Lego Rock Band Spaceships

A Lego custom designer called Gobie has built three space ships based on the iconic craft associated with Electric Light Orchestra, Boston and Journey. We already have the official The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, but Grobie has gone further, and has created Lego versions of ELO’s iconic space ship, the craft seen on the cover of Boston’s debut album, and the Scarab ship that adorns the sleeve of Journey’s classic Escape. The ships area accompanied by a miniature musical figure of: Jeff Lynn,…

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Peter Gabriel’s Shock the Monkey Recreated in Lego

The Classic 1982 Shock the Monkey Video Recreated in Lego The music video was directed by Brian Grant, who has directed TV episodes of “Doctor Who,” “Hex,” and the film “The Immortals”. Gabriel is shown in two guises: A modern-day businessman and a spiritual shaman with white tribal markings. By the end of the video, he’s given in to his more primitive self. Grant expands “men, as time has progressed, have sort of lost their primeval instincts. As we become…

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3 Reasons Peter Gabriel is a Time Lord

1. There is a Tardis Outside Real World Studios I don’t think it’s any coincidence that there is a Police Box parked on the main road on the way into Box village, UK (Home of Real World Studios)  2. He Used to Wear a Time Lord Costume With the long cape around its shoulders and the bat wings attached to the sides of its head, the alien looked remarkably like a Time Lord in full ceremonial regalia. Of course, the…

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40th, 50th and 60th Anniversary for Lego and Genesis (2018)

It’s said now that people will be shorter in height They can fit twice as many in the same building site As the Musical Brick combines Lego and Genesis, here’s an interesting observation: 2018 is an anniversary year for both entities. 1958 On January 28 1958, the original patent for Lego the bricks was signed. Since then, the Danish construction toy has exploded to become a global brand. In fact the first ever bricks to be made in the 1950s…

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