The Music's Not All That Matters, After All

British Progressive Rock as Social Criticism

Authored by: Edward Macan

The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

Print publication date:  June  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415509527
eBook ISBN: 9780203124888
Adobe ISBN: 9781136447297

10.4324/9780203124888.ch10

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Abstract

Figure 10.1 Genesis performing on stage in support of their album <i>Foxtrot</i>.

Progressive rock (n): A pretentious, effete, stylistic dead-end that evinces no social conscience, or even awareness, whatsoever.

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