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Can-Utility And The Coastliners 5. Horizons 6. Supper's Ready I. Lover's LeapII. Willow FarmVI. Steve Hackett — electric and acoustic guitars. The title is a catchphrase used by the band's early music-business contact, Jonathan King.
The lyrics deal with the aftermath of the preceding battle, and referring to the Greek myth of Narcissuswho turned into a flower. The programme describes this section as follows: "In which our intrepid heroes investigate the aftermath of the battle and discover a solitary figure, obsessed by his own image. They witness an unusual transmutation, and are pulled into their own reflections in the water. Lyrically, it has a Python-esque quality, dealing with elements of the absurd in the English psyche, "there's Winston Churchilldressed in draghe used to be a British flag, plastic bag, what a drag!
The lyrics also reference Foxtrot's cover artwork "the fox on the rocks" and a song from Nursery CrymeGenesis' previous album " The Musical Box ". The programme describes "Willow Farm" as follows: "Climbing out of the pool, they are once again in a different existence. They're right in the middle of a myriad of bright colours, filled with all manner of objects, plants, animals and humans. Life flows freely and everything is mindlessly busy.
At random, a whistle blows and every single thing is instantly changed into another. At one point, while "Supper's Ready" was being written and assembled, Banks or Gabriel had the idea of including "Willow Farm" in the middle of it. Banks commented that this jarring, fast-paced piece prevented "Supper's Ready" from seeming too much like a repeat of their earlier epic "Stagnation".
It starts with bass pedal, electric guitar, organ and Mellotron drones, then proceeds with soft guitar and flute. They are also known as "Gabriel's Hounds". The programme describes this section as follows: "At one whistle the lovers become seeds in the soil, where they recognise other seeds to be people from the world in which they had originated. While they wait for Spring, they are returned to their old world Ikhnaton And Itsacon And Their Band Of Merry Men - Genesis - Foxtrot (CD see Apocalypse of St John in full progress.
The seven trumpeters cause a sensation, the fox keeps throwing sixes, and Pythagoras a Greek extra Ikhnaton And Itsacon And Their Band Of Merry Men - Genesis - Foxtrot (CD deliriously happy as he manages to put exactly the right amount of milk and honey on his corn flakes. During live shows, a flash charge would be fired and Gabriel would discard his Magog costume to reveal himself in shining white apparel that glowed when exposed to black light.
During one gig, he attempted flying on a Kirby wireand was nearly strangled. He cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in the sky, Come! Be gathered together to the great supper of God. After completing the lyrics in this section, Gabriel would pick up and raise an active blacklight tube, holding it near himself, upraised with both hands, as though it were a sword. Gabriel would be the only one lit onstage at this point and would actually appear Album) be glowing from the combination of blacklight, his reflective white costume and fluorescent makeup.
The piece fades out on overdubbing cascading electric guitar parts. On the original recording this section is in the key of A, but because of Gabriel's inability to properly recreate the vocal performance onstage from either hoarseness or tiredness, the band regularly had to Album) the key to G. The programme describes this section as follows: "Above all else an egg is an egg. The final song on A Trick of the Tailentitled "Los Endos", quotes from this segment near the very end.
As the band fades out, Collins can be heard singing "there's an angel standing in the sun" twice in succession, followed by "free to get back home" as the last notes disappear. These are the only lyrics heard in the song, which is otherwise instrumental; this quote has generally been omitted from live versions except for Steve Hackett's Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall and Genesis Revisited: Live at Hammersmith in Live performances of "Supper's Ready" were preceded by Peter Gabriel telling a story.
At the Rainbow Theatre on 20 October as released on the Genesis Archive —75 setGabriel told a story about "Old Henry" which sometimes changed to "Old Michael" taking off his clothes and rubbing his flesh into the grass in a park, which attracts a colony of earthworms. The story featured both Gabriel and Phil Collins whistling " Jerusalem " before announcing, "'Jerusalem boogie' to us perhaps, but to the birds, it meant that supper was ready,".
During the tour, Collins told a story before the song. Often this story would tie in to the song itself, but on some occasions he told a Romeo and Juliet story instead. At the Genesis reunion showGabriel told a story about a woman on a subway train which he had told during the Foxtrot tour, and which had appeared on the Genesis Live album coverslightly altered to segue into "Supper's Ready". Afteronly fragments of this song were played live by Genesis. Finally, on the Calling All Stations tour inGenesis performed an acoustic medley containing the first section.
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