Probably the most representative Progressive-Art Rock band ever.
Albums like Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot and Selling England By The Pound are absolute masterpieces of 20th century's music.
The only real Genesis is the Mk2 lineup: Peter Gabriel (voice, flute), Steve Hackett (guitar), Mike Rutherford (rithm guitar, 12 strings guitar), Tony Banks (keyboards) and Phil Collins (drums, backing vocals). After Gabriel's and Hackett's departure (respecctively in 1975 and 1977), the band committed the most disgusting musical suicide of all times. Under the influence of Collins, Genesis kept the original name but threw away a decade of good music and intellectual honesty by becoming a ridiculous pop band. People who declare to prefer the Collins-era Genesis are likely to be fucking morons or not interested in good music at all, thus deserving the title of fucking morons anyway.

Gabriel and Hackett then started a fruitful and highly appreciated solo career, while Collins began writing corny, useless love songs.
Banks released some solo works too; nothing interesting or musically relevant, though. Rutherford formed pop rock group "Mike and The Mechanics", a forgettable easy listening hits factory.
If you put a bunch of progressive-rock lovers into a room and asked them to vote for their all-time favorite classic prog group, I suspect that Genesis would win handily. A perfect example of this popularity is the fact that no other group has so strongly influenced the so-called neo-prog bands of the 80s and 90s. When it was time for prog to make a comeback, it was mostly Genesis to which the new young musicians turned. Would there even be a Marillion, Pendragon, IQ, Citizen Cane, Jadis, Magellan, Glass Hammer, Cairo, Crucible, Like Wendy, Flamborough Head, Sylvan, or Metaphor (to name only a few) if there had never been a Genesis? No way!
by Davide March 14, 2005

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NOT your HALF sis, or your STEP sis, but your REAL, GENUINE, GENE sis! She got ALL of her genes from the same two people you did!
The title "gene sis" is normally irrelevant, unless you are already mentioning your half sis, step sis, bridge sis, side step sis, or skip sis.
by Mrs. Brady July 22, 2006

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Best fucking band on Earth. With Vocals of Phil Collins, it's impossible to not rock out. With some awesome tracks like Mama, Invisible Touch, Follow you Follow me, And so many more.
"Yo, dude. Have you heard of that band "Genesis"?" - Joe

"Oh yeah! They sing that bad ass song, Mama." - James

"Right on!!" - Joe
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Someone who is always there for you. Someone who is beautiful and intelligent. Most of all someone who cares about you.
She's a real Genesis.
Another Genesis in the class.
by DusTheTrainer April 14, 2016

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1) Beginning

2)The first book of the old testament.

3) A rock band of the eighties, contained Phil Collins.

4) Sega Console with so many great games... sega didn't even think they'd have to produce good shit from there on.
Sega Cd? I ain't payin double so I can play another ten games in 32 bit. The fuck is this saturn? Oh, fifty games in the first year? What a great variety /sarcasm. Dreamcast? lol!
by Gumba Gumba April 07, 2004

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Genesis is someone who will make your day, she'll be there when you need her whether it's day or night, there isn't anyone like her she's one of a kind. She's a best friend anyone could wish for. She's smart, funny , she gives good advice, and she's always right when it comes to life but above all that she will make you laugh until you cry.

You will usually see her laughing, smiling, bouncing. She's crazy (in a good way) but when she having a bad day.. she's really having a bad day and no one should mess with her because she'll explode.

If you have a Genesis don't let her go. You'll regret it.
Dani: shes so funny what's her name?
Stacey : that's genesis
Dani: she's cute
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The kind of person who can make you laugh,gives good advice when needed,pretty, a best friend that you can ever have,and is obsessed with Romance. She will always be there for u no matter what time.She may be quit at times only because she has no one to talk to or rlly doesn't give two shits. But overall she will make your day even when u can't make hers.

If you have a Genesis in your life don't let her go! She's smart,funny,crazy(in a good way),pretty,sweet, and fun.
Guys:Who's that?
Girl:That's my best friend genesis!
Guy:she's pretty
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Someone who is always there for you. Someone who is beautiful and intelligent. Most of all someone who cares about you.
She's a real Genesis.
Another Genesis in the class.
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