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The folloing is a complete list of Studio and Live Albums, Compilations and Singles from the band Genesis, spanning the entire career up to today.


AlbumsEdit

Note that numbers in brackets next to #1 positions indicate the number of weeks the position was held. Abbreviations: U.S.: United States Billboard 100 albums chart. U.K.: UK albums chart. GER: German albums chart.

Studio albumsEdit

Release Date Album Title Chart peaks and sales certifications
U.K. U.S. GER
March 7, 1969 From Genesis to Revelation #170
October 23, 1970 Trespass #98
November 12, 1971 Nursery Cryme #39††
October 6, 1972 Foxtrot #12 #45
October 12, 1973 Selling England by the Pound #3 Silver #70 Gold
November 29, 1974 The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway #10 Gold #41 Gold
February 20, 1976 A Trick of the Tail #3 Gold #31 Gold #43
January 7, 1977 Wind & Wuthering #7 Gold #26 Gold #19
April 7, 1978 …And Then There Were Three… #3 Gold #14 Platinum #2
March 28, 1980 Duke #1 Platinum #11 Platinum #2
September 18, 1981 Abacab #1 Gold #7 2× Platinum #6 Gold
October 3, 1983 Genesis #1 2× Platinum #9 4× Platinum #1 Platinum
June 9, 1986 Invisible Touch #1 4× Platinum #3 6× Platinum #2 Platinum
November 11, 1991 We Can't Dance #1 5× Platinum #4 4× Platinum #1 (24) 5× Platinum
September 1, 1997 Calling All Stations #2 Gold #54 #2 Gold
Did not chart on initial 1969 release in UK, and was unreleased in the US until 1974. Chart figure is from 1974, when the initial US release charted.
Did not chart on initial 1970 release. Chart figure is from 1984, when a re-release of Trespass charted in the UK.
†† Did not chart in UK on initial 1971 release. Chart figure is from 1974, when Nursery Cryme finally made the UK charts.

Live albumsEdit

Release Date Album Title Chart peaks and sales certifications
U.K. U.S. GER
August 3], 1973 Genesis Live #9 #105
October 21, 1977 Seconds Out #4 Gold #47 #17 Gold
June 1, 1982 Three Sides Live #2 Gold #10 Gold #22
November 16, 1992 The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts #3 2x Platinum #35 Gold #2 3x Gold
January 11, 1993 The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs #1 Gold #20 #2
November 26, 2007 Live Over Europe 2007 #51 #16

CompilationsEdit

Release Date Album Title Chart peaks
UK US Germany
June 22, 1998 Genesis Archive 1967-75 #35 #75
October 25, 1999 Turn It On Again: The Hits #4 #65 #1
November 6, 2000 Genesis Archive 2: 1976-1992
November 29, 2004 Platinum Collection #21 #100 #15
April 2, 2007 Genesis 1976-1982
June 4, 2007 Turn It On Again: The Hits - Tour Edition
October 1, 2007 Genesis 1983-1998
September, 2008 Genesis 1970-1975

EPsEdit

Release Date Album Title UK Chart
May 20, 1977 Spot the Pigeon #14
May 10, 1982 3 X 3 #10

VideographyEdit

Release Date Title
1976 Genesis: In Concert
1982 Three Sides Live
1984 The Mama Tour
1987 Visible Touch
1988 Invisible Touch Tour
1991 Genesis: A History
2001 The Genesis Songbook
2002 The Way We Walk - Live in Concert
2003 Genesis Live at Wembley Stadium
2005 The Video Show
2008 When in Rome 2007

SinglesEdit

A-Side B-Side Label & Cat No Release date Chart peaks
UK U.S. CAN AUS FRA NOR SWE CHE AUT DEU
"The Silent Sun" "That's Me" Decca F 12735 22 February 1968
"A Winter’s Tale" "One-Eyed Hound" Decca F 12775 10 May 1968
"Where the Sour Turns to Sweet" "In Hiding" Decca F 12949 27 June 1969
"The Knife (Part 1)" "The Knife (Part 2)" Charisma CB 152 May 1971
"Happy the Man" "Seven Stones" Charisma CB 181 6 October 1972
"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" "Twilight Alehouse" Charisma CB 224 22 February 1974 #21
"Counting Out Time" "Riding the Scree" Charisma CB 238 1 November 1974
"The Carpet Crawlers" "Evil Jam (The Waiting Room (Live))" Charisma CB 251 April 1975
"A Trick of the Tail" "Ripples" Charisma CB 277 March 1976
"Your Own Special Way" "It's Yourself" Charisma CB 300 18 February 1977 #43 #62
"Match of the Day"
(Spot the Pigeon EP)
Charisma 20 May 1977 #14 #9
"Follow You, Follow Me" "Ballad of Big" Charisma CB 309 3 March 1978 #7 #23 #25 #6 #15 #8
"Many Too Many" Charisma CB 315 30 June 1978 #43 #41
"Turn It on Again" "Behind the Lines" Charisma CB 356 7 March 1980 #8 #58 #66
"Duchess" Charisma CB 363 9 May 1980 #46
"Misunderstanding" Charisma CB 369 5 September 1980 #42 #14 #1
"Abacab" "Another Record" Charisma CB 388 14 August 1981 #9 #26 #8 #28
"Keep It Dark" Charisma CB 391 23 October 1981 #33
"No Reply at All" Atlantic November 1981 #29 #7
"Man on the Corner" "Submarine" Charisma CB 393 5 March 1982 #41 #40 #28
"Paperlate"
(3 x 3 EP)
"Me and Virgil" Charisma CB July 1982 #10 #32 #25 #36
"Mama" "It's Gonna Get Better" Charisma MAMA 1 22 August 1983 #4 #73 #43 #3 #2 #10 #4
"That's All" Charisma TATA 1 31 October 1983 #16 #6 #14 #15 #19 #27
"Illegal Alien" Charisma AL 1 29 January 1984 #46 #44
"Taking It All Too Hard" Atlantic 89656 June 1984 #50
"Invisible Touch" Virgin GENS 1 19 May 1986 #15 #1 #6 #3 #13 #16
"Throwing It All Away" "I'd Rather Be You" Virgin GENS 5 8 August 1986 #22 #4 #12
"Land of Confusion" "Feeding the Fire" Virgin GENS 3 10 November 1986 #14 #4 #8 #10 #8 #27 #7
"In Too Deep" "Do The Neurotic" Virgin GENS 2 18 January 1987 #19 #3 #15 #55
"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" "In the Glow of the Night" Virgin GENS 4 2 March 1987 #18 #3 #19 #23
"No Son of Mine" "Living Forever" Virgin GENSCD 6 21 October 1991 #6 #12 #1 #29 #13 #4 #13 #8 #7 #3
"I Can't Dance" "On the Shoreline" Virgin GENSCD 7 30 December 1991 #7 #7 #3 #7 #9 #13 #8 #2 #4
"Hold on My Heart" "Way of the World" Virgin GENSCD 8 6 April 1992 #16 #12 #1 #19 #45
"Jesus He Knows Me" "Hearts on Fire" Virgin GENSCD 9 13 July 1992 #20 #23 #11 #27 #38 #26 #13
"Never a Time" Atlantic 87411 November 1992 #21 #9
"Invisible Touch" (Live) Various Virgin GENSCD 10 9 November 1992 #7
"Tell Me Why" Various Virgin GENSCD 11 8 February 1993 #40 #27 #51
"Congo" Virgin GENSCD 12 15 September 1997 #29 #25 #28 #32 #35 #31
"Shipwrecked" Virgin GENSCD 14 1 December 1997 #54 #82
"Not About Us" Virgin GENSCD 15 23 February 1998 #66 #81
"The Carpet Crawlers 1999" Virgin 8964202 November 1999 #72
"Match of the Day" was the lead track on the Spot the Pigeon EP, which appeared on the singles charts in the UK and Sweden. The EP was also released in Canada, where it did not chart.
In the UK, "Paperlate" was the lead track on the 3 x 3 EP. This EP appeared on the UK singles charts, peaking at #10. In most other territories, "Paperlate" was released as a conventional 7" single.

SACD/DVD Re-releasesEdit

Every Genesis album, excluding the band's debut and all live albums, is set to be re-released as a double-disc set containing a multi-channel hybrid Super Audio CD and a DVD-Video with DTS 96/24 and Dolby Digital 5.1 tracks. The DVD will have extras including promo videos, unreleased live footage and new interviews talking about the period of each album release.

Release date Title Notes
2 April, 2007 A Trick of the Tail Re-released as the box set Genesis 1976-1982 as 6-CD/DVD set
Wind and Wuthering
And Then There Were Three
Duke
Abacab
20 November, 2007 Genesis Re-released as the box set Genesis 1983-1998 as 5-CD/DVD set
Invisible Touch
We Can't Dance
Calling All Stations
September, 2008 Trespass
Nursery Cryme
Foxtrot
Selling England by the Pound
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

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