Foxtrot (album)


Foxtrot (English for " foxtrot " ) is the fourth studio album by British rock band Genesis. It was released in October 1972 and is the second work of the first Genesis main cast with Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins and Steve Hackett. Foxtrot is considered a classic of progressive rock phase of Genesis in the 1970s.

Musical background

With Supper's Ready Foxtrot contains one of the most talked about long tracks in the history of progressive rock. This 23- minute epic consists of seven musically independent parts, which harmoniously combine to create a complete work. In addition to Supper's Ready is with Watcher of the Skies another classic of the band represented, which was long in the live repertoire of Genesis.

Title list

All tracks were written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford.


Album: (UK # 12, D # 45)


  • Peter Gabriel - vocals, flute, oboe Howarth, Percussion
  • Tony Banks - organ, mellotron, piano, 12-string guitar, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford - bass guitar, bass pedals, 12-string guitar, cello, vocals
  • Steve Hackett - electric guitar, 12 - string guitar
  • Phil Collins - drums, percussion, vocals


The magazine Rock Hard leads the album in a list of the 15 most important progressive rock albums at No. 1 The editor Michael Rensen refers primarily to the emotions that grab the listener: " The album grabs you deeper, much deeper, very in your soul where music otherwise never penetrates below. "