Best Genesis Songs


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81Scenes From a Night's Dream

Amazing, catchy, great song!

82The Light Dies Down On Broadway
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84For Absent Friends
85Inside and Out

Not very known, but its one of my favourites, though I like more P. Gabriel, this is a real masterpiece

86Solsbury Hill

Really, has nobody added this yet? Perhaps they have done more stunning work, but I find Salisbury Plane strangely evocative. Again, perhaps not quite my absolute favourite, but had to give it a mention!

Nobody has added it because it's not a Genesis song. It's from Peter Gabriel's first solo album.

87Down and Out

Can't understand why this isn't even on the top 10, the performance in this song mindblowing.

88The Dividing Line
89Me and Sarah Jane

Mini epic from Banks make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up

90In the Rapids

These two songs which are generally lumped together end the lamb lies down on Broadway, and they end it with emotion and power. In the rapids is a beautiful song where Rael finally realizes the real reason for his quest to save his brother and "it" ends the song with a high paced, absolutely electric song.

91Looking for Someone

Off of the album "Trespass" this song is one of the best off of the album. It builds slowly until the last 45 seconds which are absolutely amazing

First genesis song I heard. Simply beautiful!

92The Lady Lies

Can't believe this wasn't on the list yet. Probably my favorite song on ATTWT

93Jesus He Knows Me

Excellently pointed snipe at popular crowd pleasing preachers of the time. Collins at his acidic best. Great upbeat song, too. Quite underrated. Okay, it's not actually my favourite, but I think it deserves a mention! One of my favourites.

I love this, one of my favourites. Collins at his acidic best. Great upbeat number too.

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94Man On the Corner

Subtle yet powerful dish served up with a pungent yet odorless finish. Classic genesis yet not...

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I thought this was their most popular song. I really do like early 70s the most with Gabriel singing more than the later Genesis, but I'm very surprised at Misunderstanding's rank. Supper's Ready and Firth of Fifth are obviously their classics and my favorites, but come on, at least top 20 for this one?! Nice chorus with backing vocals and a good beat throughout.

96Just a Job to Do
98Who Dunnit?
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