- Formed in 1967.
- Over the years band members have included: Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, and Steve Hackett.
- Founding member Anthony Phillips left the band in 1970 after recording their second album. He suffered terribly from stage fright and a doctor recommended he leave the band for the sake of his mental health.
- Genesis have sold over 150 million albums.
- The band’s first top 40 single in the UK was I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe). In the US, it was Follow You Follow Me. Their only US #1 was Invisible Touch.
- Genesis were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
- I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) was Genesis’ first single to make the charts – it peaked at #21 in the UK.
- I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) was released in August 1973.
- I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) features on the album Selling England By the Pound.
- The song is about a young fellow who is perfectly happy working as a groundsman – he especially likes mowing lawns.
- Inspired by The Beatles, the song features an electric sitar riff and a low Mellotron note during the intro and ending which attempts to imitate the sound of a lawn mower.
- I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) lyrics.
i know what i like (in your wardrobe) – genesis – 1973 – video
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