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Phil Collins (Philip David Charles Collins LVO, born 30 January 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English , drummer, keyboardist and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for the English group Genesis and as well as being a Grammy and Academy Award-winning solo artist.

Collins sang the lead vocals on eight American chart-toppers between 1984 and 1989, seven of those as a solo artist and one with Genesis. His singles, often dealing with lost love, have ranged from the atmospheric “In the Air Tonight” to the of “Sussudio” to the political statements of his most successful song “Another Day in Paradise”. His latest (and possibly his last) album, the album ‘Going Back’ that came out in 2010, particularly shows the massive influence of American music on Collins’ career. His international popularity transformed Genesis from a cult favourite rock group to a regular on the pop charts and an early MTV mainstay. According to britishhitsongwriters.com, he is the forty-eighth most successful songwriter in U.K. singles chart history based on weeks that his compositions have spent on the chart.

Collins’ professional career began as a drummer, starting first with the obscure group Flaming Youth. Then, working with the avant-garde band Genesis, Collins originally supplied backing vocals for frontman Peter Gabriel and provided drumming that was a key part of their sound.

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  • trendynigga

    Do you like Phil Collins?

    20 Jun 1:34am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Don't Lose My Number ♥

    27 May 2:28pm Reply
  • Arnonrg

    'I Wish It Would Rain Down' is a great song

    19 May 1:35am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    One More Night ♥

    5 May 2:44pm Reply
  • Daneyko

    Take a look at me now, is now and will always be one of the most touching love songs.

    3 May 5:45pm Reply
  • LOVES-DESIRE

    Phil Collins is one of the best ever ..... "Oh think twice, it another day for you and me in Paradise ....." "Just think about it ...." "Paradise ....."

    23 Apr 12:04am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Another Day In Paradise ♥

    17 Apr 10:35am Reply
  • Charlie-Ethan

    I Have A Vision Wanna See?

    28 Mar 9:27am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    In The Air Tonight ♥

    27 Mar 9:13pm Reply
  • Kanouse

    And I guess he's good at singin too.

    11 Mar 11:20pm Reply
  • jazzthieve

    "Good drummer with GENESIS and Brand X " lol, yeah I'm sure that's all he's known for and are his only accomplishments.

    5 Mar 10:42pm Reply
  • TylerSymes

    In Too Deep is the most moving pop song of the 1980s, about monogamy and commitment. The song is extremely uplifting. Their lyrics are as positive and affirmative as anything I've heard in rock.

    3 Mar 6:22am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    не имею к нему никаких претензий с точки зрения профессионализма, но мать вашу, как можно быть НАСТОЛЬКО скучным?

    27 Feb 2:53am Reply
  • music_instinct

    Good drummer with GENESIS and Brand X

    19 Feb 1:05am Reply
  • zephirlp

    Happy birthday! <33

    1 Feb 7:36pm Reply
  • jimmyremy

    Happy birthday!!!

    31 Jan 1:30am Reply
  • BitaSmietanka

    Happy birthday Phil! <3

    30 Jan 11:22am Reply
  • ntamenim

    The main man,a hero ,a living legend.I wish I can meet him one day and say say to him "You are one of the kind ,no any other human being will do what you did to music"I attended his concert in Ellis Park ,Gauteng,impressive,professional.I still have my ticket.

    25 Jan 5:58pm Reply
  • iagomelo2

    i can't stop listen you

    19 Jan 4:51am Reply
  • GROVERok

    норм..не пизди )

    18 Jan 10:25pm Reply
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