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Phil Collins
Phil Collins

Background information
Birth name Philip David Charles Collins
Born January 30, 1951
Born place Chiswick, London, England
Genre(s) Progressive Rock
Jazz Fusion
Years active 1967—present
Label(s) Virgin Records
Atlantic Records
Warner Music Group
Associated acts Eric Clapton
Brand X
Flaming Youth
Philip Bailey
The Phil Collins Big Band
Website Website

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Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, keyboardist and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for English progressive rock group Genesis and as a solo artist.

Going Back (2010) Love Songs: A Compilation Old & New (2004) Brother Bear [soundtrack] (2003) Testify (2002) Tarzan Soundtrack (1999) ...Hits (1998) Dance Into The Light (1996) Both Sides (1993) Serious Hits...Live! (1990) ...But Seriously (1989)

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Phil Collins Officially Retires From Music To Be A Father

March 9, 2011
Phil Collins has confirmed that he has retired from music. In a statement on his website, the former Genesis star said he was calling it a day to focus on being a “full time father” to his “two young sons”.  Read more 

Phil Collins Not Retiring From Music Following 'Miss Me' Claims

March 8, 2011
Phil Collins is not retiring from music, a spokesperson for the star has said. The former Genesis star triggered doubts over his music career in a recent interview with FHM, during which he said “it feels like a good time to stop for a while”.  Read more 

Phil Collins: I Contemplated Suicide

November 11, 2010
Phil Collins has revealed that he has contemplated suicide in the past. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the former Genesis star conceded that criticism he has received over the years has taken its toll.  Read more 

Bruno Mars, Phil Collins Top UK Charts

September 27, 2010
Bruno Mars has topped the UK singles chart with his debut single, ‘Just The Way You Are (Amazing)’. The LA-based singer sold almost twice as many copies as nearest rival Taio Cruz’s ‘Dynamite’, which settled for number two.  Read more 

Phil Collins Needs Sellotape To Help Him Play Drums

September 10, 2010
Phil Collins has revealed that he requires sellotape to help him drum properly. The former Genesis frontman now has to tape his sticks to his hands due to the side-effects of an injury he picked up on the band's reunion tour.  Read more 

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