Best Genesis Songs


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61 Twilight Alehouse
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63 Harlequin
64 Time Table

Beautiful lyrics, in my opinion this song should be higher. At least near the first 20 positions

The piano in this song is absolutely beautiful. Definitely one of the most emotional parts you'll find on Foxtrot.

65 Driving the Last Spike

Great lyrics, great vocals, great instruments, great everything. The last third of the song gets a little repetitive after four minutes, but an amazing song nonetheless.

Best Genesis song for me...a whole storytelling song

Seriously this is the best damn 10 min crescendo of all time with powerful lirycs phil mike and tony at her best

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66 The Grand Parade of Lifeless Packaging V 1 Comment
67 Eleventh Earl of Mar V 2 Comments
68 Stagnation

Should be top 10, especially for Gabriel-era fans. An important part of their progression as writers and performers, and a key element in the band's live history. The flute part towards the end was used in the "I Know What I Like" medley all the way through the 2007 tour. It stands the test of time and is one of their earliest and most chill-inducing epics - musicman4

69 A Trick of the Tail

Definitely one of Genesis' all time greats. Why could I not find this on this list?

70 The Chamber of 32 Doors

My favorite Genesis song. The lyrics are as good, if not better, than any other Genesis song. The music is prog at its best.

An amazing song. I like when the music just crashes down around where rael says "Every single door / that I've walked through /Brings me back, back here again"

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71 Dreaming While You Sleep
72 Deep In the Motherlode

Can't explain it but I do love this song.

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73 Calling All Stations
74 More Fool Me

This may bot be their best song, but it sure should be up there at least. This is the second song Phil Collins has sang the lead as a part of Genesis and I still think it is one of his best. Peter Gabriel as back up was interesting, but beautiful nonetheless.

75 Keep It Dark

#66?!?!? Well genesis does have a lot of songs... Regardless this is by far my favorite collins-era tune, beautiful lyrics and extremely catchy beat.

Right up there in the best of the Post Gabriel. Squonk. Entangled.
Keep It Dark is firm rough and dry. Unlike most of the moist pap they unleashed subsequently.

76 Inside and Out

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

77 Burning Rope
78 Looking 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

2nd best song on Trespass what is it doing at this stage? I was hoping it to be between 10 and 20.

First genesis song I heard. Simply beautiful!


79 Dusk

In my opinion, this is one of the most relaxing songs ever made.

80 Undertow

Fabulous arrangement with spine tingling lyrics suit Collins vocals to a tee.

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