Genesis (Genesis album)

1983 self-titled studio album by Genesis

Genesis is the twelfth studio album by English progressive rock band Genesis. The album was released on October 3, 1983 through Atlantic Records.

Genesis
Studio album by
Released3 October 1983
RecordedMay–August 1983
StudioThe Farm, UK
GenrePop
Length45:59
LabelAtlantic
Producer
Genesis chronology
Abacab
(1981)
Genesis
(1983)
Invisible Touch
(1986)
Singles from Genesis
  1. "Mama"
    Released: 22 August 1983
  2. "That's All"
    Released: 3 October 1983
  3. "Home by the Sea"
    Released: 31 October 1983
  4. "Illegal Alien"
    Released: 23 January 1984
  5. "Taking It All Too Hard"
    Released: June 1984

Track listingEdit

All music written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, and Mike Rutherford.[1] Lyricists specified below.[2]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Mama"   6:52
2. "That's All"   4:25
3. "Home by the Sea"   5:08
4. "Second Home by the Sea"   6:06
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Illegal Alien"   5:17
2. "Taking It All Too Hard"   3:58
3. "Just a Job to Do"   4:47
4. "Silver Rainbow"   4:31
5. "It's Gonna Get Better"   5:14
Total length:
46:18

"It's Gonna Get Better" contains a sample of the opening cello part of a ballet suite written by Aram Khachaturian.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Genesis (Media notes). Charisma Records. 1983. GEN LP1.
  2. Giammetti, Mario (2021). Genesis 1975 to 2021 - The Phil Collins Years. Kingmaker. ISBN 978-1-83884918-0-2.
  3. YouTube, a Google company. YouTube. Archived from the original on 22 July 2021. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. "The Waiting Room Online".