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I Wish It Would Rain Down is a song by Phil Collins, from his 1989 album …But Seriously, and it included the guitar playing of Eric Clapton. It was also a departure from the dance-pop music style of No Jacket Required. The song was a top ten hit in many countries, including Canada where it topped the chart.

Collins had Eric Clapton provide the guitar playing throughout the song. As Collins recalls, "I said 'Eric, have I never asked you… read more

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  • Avatar for nicolasbj
    It sounds like 'Wish you were here' by Pink Floyd... Great song anyway (2)
  • Avatar for kjelldell
    In addition to Clapton, I also love the fretless bass of Leland Sklar. Amazing playing on the entire album
  • Avatar for PowersauceBar
    As sad as the song is, the video is, in contrast, quite funny like a lot of his videos. Love the cameo from Jeffrey Tambor.
  • Avatar for halo_dm2
    Phil Collins has been forgotten and I don't understand why. He was a big star back in the days. This song is the proof of how great he is.
  • Avatar for PowersauceBar
    Can't listen to this without crying especially at the end with Clapton on guitar. It even sounds like the guitar is crying. Sad but beautiful song.
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  • Avatar for NoeRickman
    It sounds like 'Wish you were here' by Pink Floyd... Great song anyway
  • Avatar for KConn3711
    great track!
  • Avatar for TheEnchantress
    Bloody..... beeping rain........... not like.... but I do soooo like Phil, oh yes!
  • Avatar for silversurfer250
    This song was a #1 in Canada for 6 weeks, among other foreign Countries, and had a popular guitar part played by Eric Clapton and a lengthy music video which had actor Jeffrey Tambor as a musical director for a stage play harshly judging Phil's singing talent. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=13638

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