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* ''Invisible Touch'' has "Domino", a ten-minute epic that goes from a tragic romance to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, and "The Brazilian", an instrumental that manages to update the band's classic prog sound to the mid-'80s. The instrumental break of "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" also bears mention, proving that even at their most commercial, Genesis could still be pretty adventurous when they wanted to be. "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKrsAje9lxg Land of Confusion]]" definitely deserves a mention too.

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* ''Invisible Touch'' has "Domino", a ten-minute epic that goes from a tragic romance to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, and "The Brazilian", an instrumental that manages to update the band's classic prog sound to the mid-'80s. The instrumental break of "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" also bears mention, proving that even at their most commercial, Genesis could still be pretty adventurous when they wanted to be. "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKrsAje9lxg Land of Confusion]]" definitely deserves a mention too.too, as well as the [[https://youtu.be/5bi5hjIfyHU twelve-inch remix]].


** Just slightly behind "Supper's Ready" in the list of great Genesis tracks is the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYRH2-dC3jg "In the Cage"]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-2zfGX8Gw medley]] from ''Three Sides Live,'' consisting of "In the Cage," "The Cinema Show," "The Colony of Slippermen," and "Afterglow" (some shows also included "Unquiet Sleep for the Slumberers" between The Cinema Show and The Colony of Slippermen.) During a handful of shows on the ''Invisible Touch'' tour, they pulled out a different version of the "In the Cage" medley, culminating in the finale of "Supper's Ready". Considering most of the people at these shows had probably only heard the hit radio songs from the band, this probably made their heads explode. The medley would be dusted off for the 2007 tour, and arguably made even better by incorporating "Duke's Travels" into it.

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** Just slightly behind "Supper's Ready" in the list of great Genesis tracks is the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYRH2-dC3jg "In the Cage"]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-2zfGX8Gw medley]] from ''Three Sides Live,'' consisting of "In the Cage," "The Cinema Show," "The Colony of Slippermen," and "Afterglow" (some shows also included "Unquiet Sleep for the Slumberers" between The Cinema Show and The Colony of Slippermen.) During a handful of shows on the ''Invisible Touch'' tour, they pulled out a different version of the "In the Cage" medley, culminating in the finale of "Supper's Ready". Considering most of the people at these shows had probably only heard the hit radio songs from the band, this probably made their heads explode. The medley would be dusted off for the 2007 tour, and arguably made even better by incorporating "Duke's Travels" into it.


** Just slightly behind "Supper's Ready" in the list of great Genesis tracks is the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYRH2-dC3jg "In the Cage"]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-2zfGX8Gw medley]] from ''Three Sides Live''. During a handful of shows on the ''Invisible Touch'' tour, they pulled out an even better version of the "In the Cage" medley, culminating in the finale of "Supper's Ready". Considering most of the people at these shows had probably only heard the hit radio songs from the band, this probably made their heads explode. The medley would be dusted off for the 2007 tour, and arguably made even better by incorporating "Duke's Travels" into it.

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** Just slightly behind "Supper's Ready" in the list of great Genesis tracks is the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYRH2-dC3jg "In the Cage"]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-2zfGX8Gw medley]] from ''Three Sides Live''. Live,'' consisting of "In the Cage," "The Cinema Show," "The Colony of Slippermen," and "Afterglow" (some shows also included "Unquiet Sleep for the Slumberers" between The Cinema Show and The Colony of Slippermen.) During a handful of shows on the ''Invisible Touch'' tour, they pulled out an even better a different version of the "In the Cage" medley, culminating in the finale of "Supper's Ready". Considering most of the people at these shows had probably only heard the hit radio songs from the band, this probably made their heads explode. The medley would be dusted off for the 2007 tour, and arguably made even better by incorporating "Duke's Travels" into it.


* ''Invisible Touch'' has "Domino", a ten-minute epic that goes from a tragic romance to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, and "The Brazilian", an instrumental that manages to update the band's classic prog sound to the mid-'80s. The instrumental break of "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" also bears mention, proving that even at their most commercial, Genesis could still be pretty adventurous when they wanted to be. "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZujuYiweht8 Land of Confusion]]" definitely deserves a mention too.

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* ''Invisible Touch'' has "Domino", a ten-minute epic that goes from a tragic romance to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, and "The Brazilian", an instrumental that manages to update the band's classic prog sound to the mid-'80s. The instrumental break of "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" also bears mention, proving that even at their most commercial, Genesis could still be pretty adventurous when they wanted to be. "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZujuYiweht8 com/watch?v=CKrsAje9lxg Land of Confusion]]" definitely deserves a mention too.


* ''Selling England by the Pound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of {{psychedelic rock}}. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.

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* ''Selling England by the Pound'', ''Music/SellingEnglandByThePound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of {{psychedelic rock}}. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.


* As divisive as ''Duke'' is, the second album released after Steve Hackett's departure, may be, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3fLoF-Jus0 Duchess]]" is a fascinating part of the musical portrait of the rise and fall of a diva, and stands out as Genesis' first track to use a drum machine. The "hidden" side-long progressive epic ("Behind the Lines"/"Duchess"/"Guide Vocal"/"Turn It On Again"/"Duke's Travels"/"Duke's End") anchors the album, which, combined with the radio-friendly pop tracks ("Misunderstanding"/"Man of Our Times/"Alone Tonight"/"Heathaze"), make it probably the only album in the entire Genesis discography that strikes a balance between the band's progressive rock roots and the more mainstream pop albums the band wrote later on. "Heathaze" may be one of the few tracks fans of the band's pop material and fans of the group's prog material can agree on. It's widely praised on prog sites like Prog Archives as well.

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* As divisive as ''Duke'' is, ''Duke'', the second album released after Steve Hackett's departure, may be, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3fLoF-Jus0 Duchess]]" is a fascinating part of the musical portrait of the rise and fall of a diva, and stands out as Genesis' first track to use a drum machine. The "hidden" side-long progressive epic ("Behind the Lines"/"Duchess"/"Guide Vocal"/"Turn It On Again"/"Duke's Travels"/"Duke's End") anchors the album, which, combined with the radio-friendly pop tracks ("Misunderstanding"/"Man of Our Times/"Alone Tonight"/"Heathaze"), make it probably the only album in the entire Genesis discography that strikes a balance between the band's progressive rock roots and the more mainstream pop albums the band wrote later on. "Heathaze" may be one of the few tracks fans of the band's pop material and fans of the group's prog material can agree on. It's widely praised on prog sites like Prog Archives as well.


** The album contains two early classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the former is beautiful and mysterious; the latter is heavy and dark.

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** The album contains two early classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the ways. The former is beautiful and mysterious; the latter is heavy and dark.



* As divisive as ''Duke'', the second album released after Steve Hackett's departure, may be, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3fLoF-Jus0 Duchess]]" is a fascinating part of the musical portrait of the rise and fall of a diva, and stands out as Genesis' first track to use a drum machine. The "hidden" side-long progressive epic ("Behind the Lines"/"Duchess"/"Guide Vocal"/"Turn It On Again"/"Duke's Travels"/"Duke's End") anchors the album, which, combined with the radio-friendly pop tracks ("Misunderstanding"/"Man of Our Times/"Alone Tonight"/"Heathaze"), make it probably the only album in the entire Genesis discography that strikes a balance between the band's progressive rock roots and the more mainstream pop albums the band wrote later on. "Heathaze" may be one of the few tracks fans of the band's pop material and fans of the group's prog material can agree on. It's widely praised on prog sites like Prog Archives as well.

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* As divisive as ''Duke'', ''Duke'' is, the second album released after Steve Hackett's departure, may be, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3fLoF-Jus0 Duchess]]" is a fascinating part of the musical portrait of the rise and fall of a diva, and stands out as Genesis' first track to use a drum machine. The "hidden" side-long progressive epic ("Behind the Lines"/"Duchess"/"Guide Vocal"/"Turn It On Again"/"Duke's Travels"/"Duke's End") anchors the album, which, combined with the radio-friendly pop tracks ("Misunderstanding"/"Man of Our Times/"Alone Tonight"/"Heathaze"), make it probably the only album in the entire Genesis discography that strikes a balance between the band's progressive rock roots and the more mainstream pop albums the band wrote later on. "Heathaze" may be one of the few tracks fans of the band's pop material and fans of the group's prog material can agree on. It's widely praised on prog sites like Prog Archives as well.


** The album contains two early classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the former is beautiful and mysterious, while the latter is heavy and dark.

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** The album contains two early classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the former is beautiful and mysterious, while mysterious; the latter is heavy and dark.



* The band themselves aren't very fond of ''...And Then There Were Three...'', but it still has a number of gems on it. "Snowbound" is a gorgeous ballad about... [[LyricalDissonance hiding a dismembered body in a snowman]]. Opener "Down and Out" is a complex progressive rock piece that often resembles "Dance on a Volcano". "The Lady Lies", "Deep in the Motherlode", and "Burning Rope" are other highlights.

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* The band themselves aren't very fond of ''...And Then There Were Three...'', but it still has a number of gems on it. "Snowbound" is a gorgeous ballad about... ballad... about [[LyricalDissonance hiding a dismembered body in a snowman]]. Opener "Down and Out" is a complex progressive rock piece that often resembles "Dance on a Volcano". "The Lady Lies", "Deep in the Motherlode", and "Burning Rope" are other highlights.


* ''Selling England by the Pound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of psychedelic rock. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.

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* ''Selling England by the Pound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of psychedelic rock.{{psychedelic rock}}. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.


** The album contains two early Genesis classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the former is a beautiful and mysterious track, while the latter is heavy and dark.

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** The album contains two early Genesis classics, "Stagnation" and "The Knife", both of which are masterful in their own ways; the former is a beautiful and mysterious track, mysterious, while the latter is heavy and dark.


* "Music/SuppersReady" is considered their crowning achievement. A 23-minute epic suite of seven songs that fit together very well, the song is an absolutely enthralling journey through different styles of music, featuring near-perfect performances from all five original Genesis members. It also includes an immensely complicated keyboard solo from TonyBanks, in a section called "Apocalypse in 9/8". The best parts, unsurprisingly, come near the end, where, after being plunged in darkness near the end of the section about the Antichrist, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7GX6XtioV8&t=3m30s the stage explodes in light]] and Peter Gabriel, bathed in white, sings his heart out in an adaptation of the last few lines of the Bible. The album the song is on, ''Foxtrot'', is considered a classic of the prog genre, also featuring other two other famous early Genesis songs, "Watcher of the Skies" and "Get 'Em Out by Friday". The former of these two opened many Genesis concerts in the Peter Gabriel era.

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* "Music/SuppersReady" is considered their crowning achievement. A 23-minute epic suite of seven songs that fit together very well, the song is an absolutely enthralling journey through different styles of music, featuring near-perfect performances from all five original Genesis members. It also includes an immensely complicated keyboard solo from TonyBanks, Music/TonyBanks, in a section called "Apocalypse in 9/8". The best parts, unsurprisingly, come near the end, where, after being plunged in darkness near the end of the section about the Antichrist, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7GX6XtioV8&t=3m30s the stage explodes in light]] and Peter Gabriel, bathed in white, sings his heart out in an adaptation of the last few lines of the Bible. The album the song is on, ''Foxtrot'', is considered a classic of the prog genre, also featuring other two other famous early Genesis songs, "Watcher of the Skies" and "Get 'Em Out by Friday". The former of these two opened many Genesis concerts in the Peter Gabriel era.


* Whatever one thinks about the later pop songs compared to the earlier progressive material, there's no denying that, "That's All," "Invisible Touch," "I Can't Dance," and "No Son of Mine" are ''really good'' pop songs.

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* Whatever one thinks about the later pop songs compared to the earlier progressive material, there's no denying that, "That's All," "Invisible Touch," "I Can't Dance," and "No Son of Mine" are ''really good'' pop songs.


* The two albums released after the departure of Peter Gabriel (with Phil Collins becoming lead vocalist), ''A Trick of the Tail'' and ''Wind & Wuthering'', are where the band arguably hit perfection. Both of them are considered absolutely flawless by many (especially when put together), with some of the best lyrics, keyboard solos, guitar solos, drumming and vocals that the band has to offer. "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBcnjx05a1s Dance on Aa Volcano]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTpE5KrUCGA Squonk]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ_U4XkAarE Mad Man Moon]]" are standout tracks on ''A Trick of the Tail'', while "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykaEysI4KYA Your Own Special Way]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2kRc2aHTnk One for the Vine]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA4hFLNpKTk Eleventh Earl of Mar]]" are a sample of the best of ''Wind and Wuthering''.

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* The two albums released after the departure of Peter Gabriel (with Phil Collins becoming lead vocalist), ''A Trick of the Tail'' and ''Wind & Wuthering'', are where the band arguably hit perfection. Both of them are considered absolutely flawless by many (especially when put together), with some of the best lyrics, keyboard solos, guitar solos, drumming and vocals that the band has to offer. "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBcnjx05a1s Dance on Aa a Volcano]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTpE5KrUCGA Squonk]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ_U4XkAarE Mad Man Moon]]" are standout tracks on ''A Trick of the Tail'', while "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykaEysI4KYA Your Own Special Way]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2kRc2aHTnk One for the Vine]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA4hFLNpKTk Eleventh Earl of Mar]]" are a sample of the best of ''Wind and Wuthering''.


* "Supper's Ready" is considered their crowning achievement. A 23-minute epic suite of seven songs that fit together very well, the song is an absolutely enthralling journey through different styles of music, featuring near-perfect performances from all five original Genesis members. It also includes an immensely complicated keyboard solo from TonyBanks, in a section called "Apocalypse in 9/8". The best parts, unsurprisingly, come near the end, where, after being plunged in darkness near the end of the section about the Antichrist, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7GX6XtioV8&t=3m30s the stage explodes in light]] and Peter Gabriel, bathed in white, sings his heart out in an adaptation of the last few lines of the Bible. The album the song is on, ''Foxtrot'', is considered a classic of the prog genre, also featuring other two other famous early Genesis songs, "Watcher of the Skies" and "Get 'Em Out by Friday". The former of these two opened many Genesis concerts in the Peter Gabriel era.
* ''Selling England By The Pound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of psychedelic rock. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.
* ''The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway'' is seen by many progressive rock fans as the greatest concept album in music history. A 90-minute journey under New York City, the album contains a lot of everything that makes Genesis such an extraordinary band, and much more. Though to many the first half is better than the second, the entire album is a monumental achievement that few fans can criticize.

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* "Supper's Ready" "Music/SuppersReady" is considered their crowning achievement. A 23-minute epic suite of seven songs that fit together very well, the song is an absolutely enthralling journey through different styles of music, featuring near-perfect performances from all five original Genesis members. It also includes an immensely complicated keyboard solo from TonyBanks, in a section called "Apocalypse in 9/8". The best parts, unsurprisingly, come near the end, where, after being plunged in darkness near the end of the section about the Antichrist, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7GX6XtioV8&t=3m30s the stage explodes in light]] and Peter Gabriel, bathed in white, sings his heart out in an adaptation of the last few lines of the Bible. The album the song is on, ''Foxtrot'', is considered a classic of the prog genre, also featuring other two other famous early Genesis songs, "Watcher of the Skies" and "Get 'Em Out by Friday". The former of these two opened many Genesis concerts in the Peter Gabriel era.
* ''Selling England By The by the Pound'', though undeniably flawed in some areas, is considered a landmark in progressive rock. It notably features three songs considered solid-gold Genesis classics, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Spl1cOf-o Dancing with the Moonlit Knight]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD5engyVXe0 Firth of Fifth]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G501Ii0X0NE The Cinema Show]]". It also contains the second-longest Genesis studio album track, "The Battle of Epping Forest", which, despite being over-the-top and a bit messy, still shows the band's timeless talent and ability to weave so many ideas together. And "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1tFQMjc-IE I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)]]", the band's first single to hit the charts (peaking at #21), is a fine example of psychedelic rock. The album itself has been regularly duking it out with Music/JethroTull's ''Thick as a Brick'' for the spot of the #2 rated prog album of all time on Prog Archives (behind Music/{{Yes}}' ''Close to the Edge''). Even lesser pieces like the instrumental "After the Ordeal" would still be standouts on other albums.
* ''The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway'' ''Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway'' is seen by many progressive rock fans as the greatest concept album in music history. A 90-minute journey under New York City, the album contains a lot of everything that makes Genesis such an extraordinary band, and much more. Though to many the first half is better than the second, the entire album is a monumental achievement that few fans can criticize.

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