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Genesis (Band) Melody Maker

Gabriel’s departure becomes public

16 Aug, 1975

Gabriel-out-of-Genesis-517x700The Melody Maker reports that Gabriel has left the band. Collins:

We were not stunned by Pete’s departure, because we had known about it for quite a while. We are going to carry on and we’ve been rehearsing for three weeks for the new album. It was Peter’s decision and I can only emphasise that we are carrying on as if nothing happened.