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Genesis United Kingdom 

The best album by Genesis is Selling England By The Pound which is ranked number 132 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 16,059.

Genesis is ranked number 51 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 50,474.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Who.

Genesis official website: http://www.genesis-music.com

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Genesis best albums

The following albums by Genesis are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:522 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:16,059
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:132
Average Rating:  83/100 (678 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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2.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:10,621
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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3.

FoxtrotUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1972Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 1972:9Rank Score:7,858
Rank in 1970s76Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  81/100 (440 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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4.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,696
Rank in 1970s137Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  78/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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5.

Nursery CrymeUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1971Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 1971:26Rank Score:2,671
Rank in 1970s184Overall Rank:759
Average Rating:  80/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

DukeUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1980Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 1980:25Rank Score:1,640
Rank in 1980s188Overall Rank:1,178
Average Rating:  71/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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7.

Wind And WutheringUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1976:24Rank Score:1,514
Rank in 1970s285Overall Rank:1,255
Average Rating:  74/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

Invisible TouchUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1986Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1986:18Rank Score:1,387
Rank in 1980s219Overall Rank:1,349
Average Rating:  67/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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GenesisUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1983Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1983:29Rank Score:993
Rank in 1980s291Overall Rank:1,784
Average Rating:  72/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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10.

Seconds OutUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1977Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1977:37Rank Score:945
Rank in 1970s388Overall Rank:1,855
Average Rating:  73/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 51

This may not be a complete discography for Genesis. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Genesis best tracks

#TrackRating
1.Carpet Crawlers
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 91/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.Supper's Ready
(from the album Foxtrot)
 91/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.Firth Of Fifth
(from the album Selling England By The Pound)
 90/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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4.Dancing With The Moonlit Knight
(from the album Selling England By The Pound)
 90/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.The Musical Box
(from the album Nursery Cryme)
 88/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Watcher Of The Skies
(from the album Foxtrot)
 88/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.The Cinema Show
(from the album Selling England By The Pound)
 87/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.In The Cage
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 87/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.The Knife
(from the album Trespass)
 87/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.The Lamia
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 86/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
(from the album Selling England By The Pound)
 86/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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12.Afterglow
(from the album Wind And Wuthering)
 85/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.Counting Out Time
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 85/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Anyway
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 85/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 85/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Fly On A Windshield
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 85/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Ripples
(from the album A Trick Of The Tail)
 85/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Can-Utility And The Coastliners
(from the album Foxtrot)
 84/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Mama
(from the album Genesis)
 84/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.It
(from the album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
 84/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Genesis ratings

Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 142 votes)
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85/100
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93/100
 
80/100
01/14/2017 18:28
72/100
 
90/100
01/08/2017 05:02
87/100
 
60/100
12/24/2016 13:23
71/100
 
55/100
12/16/2016 15:25
62/100

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Rating:  
80/100
From Leonard 01/14/2017 18:30
Their great time went from "Trespass" to "A Trick Of The Tail" ....
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Rating:  
90/100
From LedZep 11/17/2016 00:24
I'm really sad because I don't really get The Lamb album. And I've tried. Great band all in all, if you count only Peter Gabriel things. Genesis is only Genesis with Gabriel, sorry!
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80/100
From Matt-R 11/14/2016 02:19
I'm with most of the fans, the Gabriel era is better, (Foxtrot is definitely their best album), but the Collins era had its great albums/songs. The two with Steve Hackett were a good light version of prog rock, and ABACAB and the self titled album are good, but most are just mediocre pop to me.
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Rating:  
90/100
From Rhett 09/11/2016 16:03
Great band, but the 2007 remasters of their work are just terrible.
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80/100
From souplipton 09/04/2016 21:10
Worth listening to during the Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett days, but loses its way after that.
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Rating:  
95/100
From Deckiller 03/01/2016 04:13
Legendary.
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Rating:  
60/100
From Gerard1968 02/20/2016 18:34
Did you know that, according to creationists, Genesis were the first EVER! There weren't, that was Adam & the Ants.
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From Martini 10/18/2015 19:40
One of my favourite bands, I especially like the albums with Peter Gabriel.
My favourite albums are Selling England By The Pound, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Nursery Crime and Foxtrot.
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From Maucat 09/18/2015 14:53
Genesis and Yes overrated? You're fool!
The Gabriel era is a forge of masterpieces!
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From calsper 09/18/2015 14:03
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