We Can't Dance

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We Can't Dance
Studio album by
Released28 October 1991
RecordedMarch–September 1991
StudioThe Farm, Chiddingfold, Surrey
GenrePop rock, soft rock, progressive pop
Length71:30
LabelAtlantic
Producer
Genesis chronology
Invisible Touch
(1986)
We Can't Dance
(1991)
Calling All Stations
(1997)
Singles from We Can't Dance
  1. "No Son of Mine"
    Released: 21 October 1991[1]
  2. "I Can't Dance"
    Released: 30 December 1991[2]
  3. "Hold on My Heart"
    Released: 6 April 1992[3]
  4. "Jesus He Knows Me"
    Released: 13 July 1992[4]
  5. "Never a Time"
    Released: 19 October 1992[5]
  6. "Tell Me Why"
    Released: 8 February 1993[6]

We Can't Dance is the fourteenth studio album by English progressive rock band Genesis. The album was released on October 28, 1991. It was the group's first studio album of new material in 5 years and also the last to feature Phil Collins before leaving the group in March 1996.

Track listing[change | change source]

All music written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, and Mike Rutherford.[7] Lyricists specified below.[8]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "No Son of Mine"   6:41
2. "Jesus He Knows Me"   4:23
3. "Driving the Last Spike"   10:10
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "I Can't Dance"   4:04
2. "Never a Time"   3:52
3. "Dreaming While You Sleep"   7:21
Side three
No. Title Length
1. "Tell Me Why"   5:00
2. "Living Forever"   5:42
3. "Hold on My Heart"   4:40
Side four
No. Title Length
1. "Way of the World"   5:40
2. "Since I Lost You"   4:10
3. "Fading Lights"   10:16

B-sides[change | change source]

No. TitleSingle A-side Length
1. "On the Shoreline"  "I Can't Dance" 4:45
2. "Hearts on Fire"  "Jesus He Knows Me" 5:15

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. 19 October 1991. p. 19.
  2. Armstrong, Sam (30 December 2020). "'I Can't Dance': How Genesis Set Dancefloors Alight". uDiscoverMusic. Retrieved 5 December 2021.
  3. "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. 4 April 1992. p. 17.
  4. "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. 11 July 1992. p. 19.
  5. Aldous, Steve (2020). The Songs of Genesis: A Complete Guide to the Studio Recordings. McFarland & Company. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-476-681382.
  6. "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. 6 February 1993. p. 27.
  7. Cite error: The named reference 1991CD was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  8. Giammetti, Mario (2021). Genesis 1975 to 2021 - The Phil Collins Years. Kingmaker. ISBN 978-1-83884918-0-2.