London CNN British rock band Genesis have confirmed they are reforming for a tour -- their first in 13 years. And then there were three Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. A church built a massive baby Jesus statue that sure looks a lot like Phil Collins. Revealing details of their comeback tour, they said they will perform a series of shows across the UK later this year. The trio -- the band's classic line-up -- will be joined by Collins' year-old son Nicholas on drums and longstanding associate Daryl Stuermer on guitar and bass.
Genesis Announce Reunion Shows
Genesis have re-scheduled their UK and Irish dates for April and are excited to announce two additional shows in Birmingham and London. Existing tickets for the rescheduled dates will remain valid and ticket holders will be contacted by their ticket agent. Tickets for the new dates in London and Birmingham and all other shows are on sale now via genesis-music. Comment and like your favourite Genesis tunes below. The most popular song ideas will be added to the official Genesis fan playlist on Spotify. Good luck! Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help.
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The band moved from folk music to progressive rock in the s, before moving towards pop at the end of the decade. They have sold Formed by five Charterhouse pupils including Banks, Rutherford, Gabriel, and Phillips, Genesis were named by former pupil Jonathan King , who arranged for them to record several unsuccessful singles and their debut album From Genesis to Revelation in After splitting with King, the group began to tour professionally, signed with Charisma Records and recorded Trespass in the progressive rock style. Their live shows also began to be centred on Gabriel's theatrical costumes and performances. They were first successful in mainland Europe, before entering the UK charts with Foxtrot The concept album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway followed in , and was promoted with a transatlantic tour featuring an elaborate stage show. Following the Lamb tour, Gabriel left Genesis in August to begin a solo career. After an unsuccessful search for a replacement, Collins took over as lead singer, while Genesis gained popularity in the UK and the US.
The discography of the British band Genesis contains 15 studio albums, six live albums, three compilation albums, and a variety of box sets. They have sold around The line-up stabilised in after Steve Hackett replaced Phillips and Phil Collins joined as a drummer. The group established commercial success in the UK with Foxtrot , and with the following year's Selling England by the Pound charting at No. The group survived Gabriel's departure in , releasing the top three album A Trick of the Tail the following year with Collins also becoming lead singer. They became more commercially successful in the s and began to have hit singles, reaching a peak in with 's Invisible Touch and 's We Can't Dance which both topped the UK charts. The sole exception is From Genesis to Revelation , whose copyright is owned by King, which has been reissued several times independently to the rest of the band's releases. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.