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Genesis on Supper's Ready: "This is where we started to become significant"

Genesis' Supper's Ready has been voted your number one prog anthem of all time. Here, the band look back on the track

Supper's Ready has been voted your favourite prog anthem of all time. To see the rest of the list, click here.

‘The frog was a prince, the prince was a brick, the brick was an egg – and the egg was a bird. Hadn’t you heard?

Well, 45 years on from the creation of Supper’s Ready, you probably have heard this invaluable information. You’ve heard the 23 minutes and seven sections of the definitive Genesis track – indeed the definitive prog track, as voted for by you, our readers – and been transported by its breathtaking ambition. Its carefully cohesive meanderings lash together symphonic rock, heartbreaking melodies, surrealist lyrics and sky-high drama to build ‘new Jerusalem’.

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