The Musical Box: new tribute to Genesis

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Don’t miss the next five French dates of The Musical Box, which will pay homage to the album Selling England by the Pound.

After playing the entire album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, The Musical Box is preparing for a new titanic tour to pay tribute to the work of Genesis. Thus, the group prepares to play in full Selling England by the Poundto celebrate the 50th anniversary of its release.

Here are the French dates:

  • April 4: Casino Barrière (Enghien-les-Bains)
  • April 5: Salle Pleyel (Paris)
  • April 7: Casino Theater (Lille)
  • April 10: Casino Barrière (Toulouse)
  • April 11: Casino Theater (Bordeaux)

Dubbed by Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel, the musicians of The Musical Box have been paying tribute to the work of Genesis for nearly 20 years. Focused on the early era of the British progressive rock band, the musicians have already played songs from Foxtrot. Their interpretation of the classic Selling England by the Pound promises great live moments.

Favorite Genesis album according to Steve Hackett, this record met with mixed reviews upon its release. Nevertheless, its reputation grew over the years, so much so that the record became gold in several countries, including France. It includes the single “I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)”.


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