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Marillion formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England in 1979. Recording consistently since 1982, their output is generally regarded as comprising two distinct eras, that of original vocalist Fish who helmed the band at arguably their most popular (critically and commercially), and his replacement, former Europeans member Steve Hogarth, who joined the band after Fish's departure in 1989. The band's differing styles between the two vocalists has often been known to divide fans.
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4XT-12269 Marillion - Script For A Jester's Tear album art Marillion Script For A Jester's Tear (Album, EP, Comp) EMI, EMI 4XT-12269 US 1983 Sell This Version
BC 521 Marillion - B.B.C. Rock Hour (Version A) album art Marillion B.B.C. Rock Hour (Version A) London Wavelength BC 521 US 1984 Sell This Version
EMC 2400851 Marillion - Fugazi album art Marillion Fugazi (Album, Comp) EMI EMC 2400851 UK 1984 Sell This Version
TC-JEST 1, EG 26 0303 0, EG 2603030 Marillion - Real To Reel album art Marillion Real To Reel (Album) EMI, EMI TC-JEST 1, EG 26 0303 0, EG 2603030 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CN 4387/S Marillion - In Concert-331 album art Marillion In Concert-331(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4387/S UK 1984 Sell This Version
TC EMC 259 Marillion - Misplaced Childhood album art Marillion Misplaced Childhood (Album, Comp) EMI, EMI TC EMC 259 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
CN 4557/S Marillion - In Concert-353 album art Marillion In Concert-353(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4557/S UK 1985 Sell This Version
#85-24 Marillion - In Concert album art Marillion / Go West Marillion / Go West - In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One #85-24 US 1985 Sell This Version
4LP-15023, 4LP 15023 Marillion - Brief Encounter album art Marillion Brief Encounter (MiniAlbum) Capitol Records 4LP-15023, 4LP 15023 US 1986 Sell This Version
KBFH #631 Marillion - King Biscuit Flower Hour #631 album art Marillion / The Del Fuegos Marillion / The Del Fuegos - King Biscuit Flower Hour #631(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour KBFH #631 US 1986 Sell This Version
#86-08 Marillion - In Concert album art Marillion / The Alarm Marillion / The Alarm - In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One #86-08 US 1986 Sell This Version
266-2407854 Marillion - Clutching At Straws album art Marillion Clutching At Straws (Album, Comp) EMI, EMI, EMI 266-2407854 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
33 992 9 Marillion - The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra) album art Marillion The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra) (Album) EMI 33 992 9 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
CN 5129/S Marillion - In Concert-431 album art Marillion In Concert-431(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 5129/S UK 1988 Sell This Version
264 7 92877 4, 7928774 Marillion - Seasons End album art Marillion Seasons End (Album, Comp) EMI, EMI 264 7 92877 4, 7928774 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
TOCP-6784, 7968222 Marillion - Holidays In Eden album art Marillion Holidays In Eden (Album, Comp) EMI, EMI, EMI TOCP-6784, 7968222 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
RACKET2 Marillion - Live In Caracas album art Marillion Live In Caracas (Album) Racket Records (2) RACKET2 UK 1992 Sell This Version
RACKET1 Marillion - Live At The Borderline album art Marillion Live At The Borderline (Album) Racket Records (2) RACKET1 UK 1992 Sell This Version
RACKET 3 Marillion - Live In Glasgow album art Marillion Live In Glasgow (Album) Racket Records (2) RACKET 3 UK 1993 Sell This Version
7243 8 28032 2 5, CDEMD 1054 Marillion - Brave album art Marillion Brave (Album, Comp) EMI, EMI United Kingdom 7243 8 28032 2 5, CDEMD 1054 Australia 1994 Sell This Version
7243 8 33874 2 7 Marillion - Afraid Of Sunlight album art Marillion Afraid Of Sunlight (Album, Comp) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom 7243 8 33874 2 7 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
RACKET 6 Marillion - The Making Of Brave album art Marillion The Making Of Brave (Album) Racket Records (2) RACKET 6 UK 1995 Sell This Version
RAW MC 111, GAS 0000111RAW Marillion - Made Again album art Marillion Made Again (Album) Intact Records, Intact Records RAW MC 111, GAS 0000111RAW UK 1996 Sell This Version
RAW DP 121, GAS 0000121RAW, RAWDP121 Marillion - This Strange Engine album art Marillion This Strange Engine (Album) Intact Records, Intact Records, Intact Records RAW DP 121, GAS 0000121RAW, RAWDP121 UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
Racket 9 Marillion - Piston Broke: This Strange Engine Live In Europe 1997 album art Marillion Piston Broke: This Strange Engine Live In Europe 1997 (Album) Racket Records (2) Racket 9 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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NightBeast

NightBeast

September 21, 2020
Probably one of the best prog bands out there. And yes, I'm sick and tired of this Fish/Hogarth comparison - it's perfectly clear that Hogarth's era is far superior. I'm kidding of course - both sides of Marillion have their own merits. But as for me, I prefer post-Fish Marillion - when they stopped copying Genesis and forged their own unique path.
finnfan

finnfan

October 1, 2018
it's a divisive issue for sure, personally i prefer the hogarth deep pop era, yet many of my friends won't even
listen to this stuff to give it a chance, why do i prefer it ? because i'm a huge gabriel era genesis fan and quite
honestly the early prog marillion were'nt fit to polish their boots, so when marillion re-invented themselves with
an innovative and original new style i was impressed,i particularly like anoraknophobia and marbles which place
them in that rare genre of deep pop groups like the mighty "wigwam".
having said all that the latest brexit inspired F.E.A.R. is a real stinker too wordy and self worthy with barely one
minute of inspiration, evidence absolutely that deep pop/prog bands should steer well clear of politics.
hopefully they will be back on course with the next album.
Expansive09

Expansive09

April 25, 2018
edited over 3 years ago
Band ended its existence when Fish left nuff said no arguments their style went south of interesting and lost alot or should I suggest most of the rougher, raw progressive edge. Script and Clutching at Straws are two masterpieces in the pantheon of 1980s era progressive rock a then flailing genre of music albeit with its loyal following. From their genesis the band seemed very coherent, tight, dedicated and their song writing skills only went on the continual ascent until Fish bid adieu. Listening to the live Real to Reel solidifies my statements!
Rich.C

Rich.C

January 6, 2017
edited over 4 years ago
A Band often compared (rightly or wrongly) to Genesis (the Peter Gabriel years)
Marillion endure as scripters of dynamic musicality, neo -prog rock and elaborate narratives. Masterful musicianship and the drive to use every ounce of it generate constantly progressing songs and album-long explorations into genre fusion, fiction and fantasy. Even after replacing vocalist Fish with Steve Hogarth, their mythic lyricism finds a passionate voice, peaking with misplaced childhood in 1985 and their magnum opus kayleigh a track synonymous with the band which got to number 2 in the charts.
Fish's rasping melodic vocals draw equal inspiration from Erasure's Andy Bell, Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins and Trent Reznor.

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