Tony's lyrics may have been a little weird, but from a musical standpoint he probably wrote the best melodies of the members.
Also, I don't really find his keys annoying at all. I'd say that his work from Trespass through Trick is my favorite stretch run out of any prog keyboardist.
: Without Banks "Trick" would have
: been terrible, because Tony Banks wrote most
: of the album. He helped write every single
: song on the album. Rutherford is only
: credited on four tracks and Collins and
: Hackett are on three. Without Tony Banks
: Genesis would not have been Genesis. ANd
: that applied to almost *all* of their
: output. Any negatives he brings to the table
: are impossible to eliminate because to
: eliminate Banks would be to also eliminate
: just about everything that you love about
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