From 1993 to 2000 The Musical Box focused on the Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot and Selling England by the Pound shows. Concert Review: The Musical Box, 22 July 2014, The Orange Peel, Asheville NC. As it was, the setlist provided each band member ample opportunities to show off (a) their instrumental chops and (b) their skill at re-creating the sound of Genesis studio albums onstage, a feat that even the original band could rarely manage. Posts about the musical box written by douglasharr. Back during the original SEBTP tour when Genesis returned to North America for a second leg of the tour the set list was the same, but they changed the sets and the background was totally black.
Genesis’ 1973 Selling England by the Pound tour, courtesy of The Musical Box. Setlist, backdrops, costumes, between-song bantering, performances, and affectations have been meticulously copied from their illustrious examples. Last Saturday I was at the Musical Box show (wonderful as usual) and – SURPRISE – some new dates (2) in Rome were announced for this fall. Setlists: The Knife dropped (Genesis received a lot of criticism for refusing to perform encores). The Genesis album Selling England By The Pound will celebrate its 40th anniversary soon. To celebrate it, The Musical Box have decided to play two special anniversary concerts and to go on tour again with that show.
I was just introduced to the musical box and and psyched to see they have 2 shows coming up in chicago..the first night is the selling england show,. The first night is the selling england show,. I see the setlist is almost identical minus horizon for the selling show. So when the Montreal Genesis tribute band head back to perform much of the band’s 1973 album, Selling England By the Pound, I will be there (As of press time, Ed is consulting his budget). Fans of Genesis and The Musical Box have enjoyed the latter’s Playhouse Square faithful reenactments of emblematic Genesis albums as theatrical experiences. (The Black and White shows feature the same set list but very different stage designs.).