• Dansen met de maanlichtridder (The Watch plays Genesis' 'Selling England by the…

    14 Mar 2011, 10:31 by michielkodde

    Sat 12 Mar – The Watch plays Genesis' 'Selling England by the Pound'
    This was my first time at a The Watch show. And I must be honest, I was somewhat sceptical about this show. Playing Selling England is no small task after all! But boy did these guys deliver!

    The Watch started of with a warming-up song from the Primitive album. Followed by Watcher of the Skies. At this point all my scepticism was gone. These Italian gentlemen sure know how to imitate Genesis from the early seventies era. Simone Rossetti's vocals are an almost perfect replica of Peter Gabriel from that time. At times a bitty Italian-English but never untrue to the original.

    After this epic second track The Watch started playing the first half of the SEBTP album. Again, perfect covers of the original album by Genesis. After one of my personal favourites (Firth of Fifth) they played another track from their latest release Timeless (go check this album out!!). The title of this track is One Day. …