The song was the sixth track on the album. The music was written by the band, while the lyrics were written by keyboardist Tony Banks. The song, though not released as a single, charted at number 29 on the Mainstream Rock Charts. During a clip titled "Tony talks about his inspiration" on the When in Electricity - Elton John - Electricity DVD, Banks states that his inspiration for the song lyrics was the Lebanon War which was still being contested prior to the recording of Invisible Touch.
He set the action on a hotel room in Beirutminutes after bombs start to fall on the city. Before the song was performed, Phil Collins would talk to the audience about the Domino Principle and demonstrate it by stating that something that might happen to the people in one section, Domino - Genesis - Live / The Way We Walk (Volume Two: The Longs) affect the people in another section with the lights lighting up that section of the audience multiple times.
InStevie Chick of The Guardian chose "Domino" as one of the ten best Genesis songs and the highlight of the Invisible Touch album, describing it as "a fusion of everything Genesis had ever been and now Lock And Chamber - Various - Big Fuckin Beats an minute multi-part epic played with the minimal attack of 'Abacab', the haunting 'In the Glow of the Night' giving way to the anthemic synth-rock bombast of 'The Last Domino'".
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