Genesis - the Band

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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...

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