Genesis ‎– ...Calling All Stations...

Virgin ‎– GENLP 6
Vinyl, LP, Gatefold Cover
Vinyl, LP, Single Sided, Etched
All Media, Album

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Recorded at The Farm, Surrey.

(P) + (C) Virgin Records Ltd. 1997

Side D is etched with one of the pictures of the band that appears in the gatefold.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724384460716
  • Label Code: LC3098
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE A:): GENLP 6 A-01-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE B:): GENLP 6 B-01-1-1 CHUCK
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE C:): GENLP 6 C-02-1-1-1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GENCD6, 7243 8 44607 2 3 Genesis ...Calling All Stations...(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin GENCD6, 7243 8 44607 2 3 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
GENCD6, 7243 8 44607 2 3 Genesis ...Calling All Stations...(CD, Album, Unofficial) Virgin (2), Virgin (2) GENCD6, 7243 8 44607 2 3 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
R1 374588 Genesis ...Calling All Stations...(LP + LP, S/Sided, Etch + Album, RE) Virgin R1 374588 US 2018 Sell This Version
83037-2p Genesis ...Calling All Stations...(CD, Album) Atlantic 83037-2p US 1997 Sell This Version
7243 8 44607 2 3 Genesis ...Calling All Stations...(CD, Album) Virgin 7243 8 44607 2 3 Australia 1997 Sell This Version


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September 1, 2008

Horribly, horribly underrated. Considering how terrible most of the Genesis material after Duke was, this is not only a genuinely excellent record but a return to form after nearly two decades of embarrassing soft rock. Ray Wilson's voice is stunning and brilliantly suited to the darker tones of what is essentially a complex, sinister breakup album. It's a shame that, because this came so late in Genesis' genesis (ahem), it tends to be discounted - as on the Platinum Collection, to which this LP's title track is welded with no regard to chronology as an afterthought. In truth, this is probably their strongest work since 1978. It even managed to produce three solid pop singles without selling its soul. Which is something one wouldn't expect from the band that released 'Illegal Alien' and 'I Can't Dance' and 'Invisible Touch' and, erm, well. The record is highly reminiscent of some of their best synth work and song construction, but without sounding watered-down or ersatz. This vinyl edition is particularly nice, with its gatefold and etching. It's quite a good pressing, too.