From Genesis To Rebelation


Genesis are an English rock band formed in Godalming, Surrey in 1967, with Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Anthony Phillips and Chris Stewart as founding members. The band has had numerous line-ups throughout its history, of which eleven musicians became full time members.

Its most recent formation comprised two founding members–keyboardist Tony Banks and bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford–and drummer/singer Phil Collins, who joined in 1970. Genesis are one of the best selling music artists of all time with approximately 130 million records sold worldwide. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.

Formed by five pupils at Charterhouse School, Genesis were initially regarded as a “pop experiment” as evident by their debut album, From Genesis to Revelation (1969). The band’s name was omitted from the sleeve, because Decca had recently discovered that an obscure American act was also calling itself Genesis and asked the band to consider changing its name to avoid confusion, which King declined. The American “Genesis” in question was likely a Los Angeles based group that released In The Beginning on the Mercury label in 1967.

FromGenesisToRebelation

From Genesis to Rebelation

Genesis

Side One

Where the Sour Turns to Sweet
In the Beginning
Fireside Song
The Serpent
Am I Very Wrong
In the Wilderness

Side Two

The Conqueror
In Hiding
One Day
Window
In Limbo
Silent Sun
A Place to Call My Own

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