Genesis The Way We Walk Volume One The Shorts 1992

The Way We Walk Volume One: The Shorts is a live album from Genesis, mainly recorded in 1992 on the We Can’t Dance tour and with three tracks from the 1986/87 Invisible Touch tour.

Genesis used to be a top rated progressive rock band but over the release of the live albums from Genesis Live via Seconds Out and Three Sides Live but see the group evolve to a pop rock band.

This live album concentrates on their hit singles. A companion album, Genesis The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs gives more attention to their more progressive songs

Genesis The Way We Walk Volume One: The Shorts

Genesis The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts

Set List

  1. Land of Confusion – 5:16 (originally on the studio album Invisible Touch)
  2. No Son of Mine – 7:06 (We Can’t Dance)
  3. Jesus He Knows Me – 5:24 (We Can’t Dance)
  4. Throwing It All Away – 6:02 (Invisible Touch)
  5. I Can’t Dance – 6:54 (We Can’t Dance)
  6. Mama – 6:50 (Genesis)
  7. Hold on My Heart – 5:41 (We Can’t Dance)
  8. That’s All – 4:59 (Genesis)
  9. In Too Deep – 5:36 (Invisible Touch)
  10. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight – 3:36 (Invisible Touch)
  11. Invisible Touch – 5:41 (Invisible Touch)

This set represents Genesis the hit singles band. Looking back, the hits weren’t as high as i remembered but I think I was reeling from the sell-out.

I turned off Genesis as an album band when Steve Hackett left after Wind & Wuthering. Some of these songs are very catchy but for me it’s not Genesis.

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Records show that Genesis were selling far more albums as a pop rock group than they ever did as a progressive rock group.

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