Tag Archives: Anthony Phillips


February 3, 2018

Passport 1983 / Esoteric 2017 Disappearing into a different persona, prog proponent produces a potent pop proposition. Ever since Anthony Phillips had emerged as a solo artist, listeners expected exquisite grandeur from him that, built in impressionistic strokes, would culminate … Continue reading

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August 22, 2017

Virgin 1990 / Esoteric 2017 Large-scale yet intimate tapestry where classical thinking embraces progressive tendencies. Even though it’s strange to refer to this artist as a former guitarist for the band he helped form four decades ago, it’s also impossible … Continue reading

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Anthony Phillips Expands “Slow Dance”

June 17, 2017

Neither a prog record per se, nor a collection of songs or short instrumental pieces, 1990’s “Slow Dance” holds a special position in ‘s oeuvre. It’s a bold, large-scale orchestral suite that found its creator playing a variety of guitars and synthesizers … Continue reading

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Anthony Phillips To Issue A Second “Parts” Box Set

July 27, 2016

Always a delight, often in unexpected ways, ‘ extracurricular series sometimes get unjustly overlooked, but for those who cherish those it’s difficult to not notice a certain continuity in this aspect of the artist’s oeuvre. In the course of his reissue programme … Continue reading

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Ex-GENESIS Guitarists Revisit Their Past

April 30, 2016

Many people don’t know that but, even though  and  never played together in GENESIS where the latter replaced the former, the two guitarists are friends. So there would be no surprise and no rivalry when, on June 24th, both will see … Continue reading

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