Genesis - the Band
Created | Updated May 31, 2007
Genesis is one of two things, depending on your outlook.
The first, and definitely the most popular, is that Genesis occurred when God created the world. In a fit of creativity as yet unmatched, God created light, Heaven and Earth, animals, weather, mankind and cocktail sticks. This took six days, and on the seventh God took a break, inadvertently creating the Sunday lie-in in the process.
The second Genesis broke onto the music scene in the early 1970s and refused to go away, despite loud hints from the punk and goth movements. Fronted by a man who used to dress up as a flower and whose lyrics made "I am the walrus" look positively lucid, Genesis took their name a bit too seriously by ensuring that every song they performed live went on for at least six days. Or that's how it felt...