Foxtrot

Move over Easter Bunny, here comes the Easter Fox

Transformation and Transmutation Within the annotated lyrics of the epic “Supper’s Ready”, it mentions Peter Gabriel’s explorations into the transformation and transmutation of things, which The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway would be his pinnacle statement with Genesis. Along with someone turning into a flower, we also have a fox on the rocks, with a rather obscure german spelling to have it match the spelling of rocks – another transformation. I believe the spelling ‘Focks’ is a surname. The German spelling lead me…

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5 Cool things about Genesis Foxtrot

Here are 5 cool things about the Foxtrot album by Genesis 1. Supper’s Ready (10 Reasons why this is the best song ever) 2. Watcher of the Skies 3. The “excited” 4th horse on the album artwork (More about the artwork here) 4. The start of the costumes begin after the release of Foxtrot. During the middle of “Musical Box”, Peter surprised a London crowd by coming out wearing a red dress and a fox head. 5. The “Foxtrot” album takes its…

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Why was the Genesis Album Foxtrot called “Foxtrot”?

Why did Genesis name the album Foxtrot “Foxtrot”? Multiple choice: A. the album concept artwork had a fox in a red dress on the cover. B. Peter Gabriel liked to wear a fox’s head and red dress during live shows before the release of “Foxtrot”. C. the “Foxtrot” album takes its name from a rhythm setting on the Mellotron Mark 2 keyboard played by Tony Banks. Source of answer found from this interesting article

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Genesis of the Costumes: The fox in a Red Dress

Peter Gabriel’s First Costume Ever On Stage Genesis playing The Musical Box at the National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, 28 September 1972 Peter comes on after the second instrumental solo with a Fox Head and a Red Dress, surprising the band along with the fans. Peter Gabriel: “My wife Jill had this red dress in her cupboard, which, believe it or not, I could get into. I decided to use it at a show in Dublin, at the National Stadium—an old boxing…

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