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GENESIS - I Can't Dance
Album: We Can't Dance [review]
Working title: Blue Jeans / Heavy A Flat
Credits: Banks, Collins, Rutherford
Musicians: Banks, Collins, Rutherford
Played Live: 1992, 1998, 2000, 2007
Cover versions: none
Notes: The title song (well almost) of Genesis' last album with Phil Collins is the odd one out on the record. As if the band had remembered what made the Abacab album unique, they have riffs, tinkle around on the keyboards and sing completely different from the way they sing on the rest of the album. Then they went on to create a hilarious video for the song. The concept worked, and I Can't Dance became the second world-wide hit single from the album. Genesis were suddenly "cool" with the youth, and the song spawned very different but very strong opinions in the fans. Even here, 28 years later. Or does it?
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