Phil Collins - Sondz

Overview

Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer, musician, songwriter, record producer and actor. He was the drummer and later lead singer of the rock band Genesis and also has a career as a solo performer. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins achieved three UK and seven US number-one singles as a solo artist. When his work with Genesis, his work with other artists, as well as his solo career is totalled, he had more US top 40 singles than any other artist during the 1980s. His most successful singles from the period include "In the Air Tonight", "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)", "One More Night", and "Another Day in Paradise".

Born and raised in west London, Collins played drums from the age of five and completed drama school training, which secured him various roles as a child actor, with his first major role, aged 13, as the Artful Dodger in the West End musical Oliver!. He then pursued a music car...

Facts

Born30 Jan. 1951 (Age: 72), in Hounslow
AreaUnited Kingdom
Years active55
StatusActive
GenderMale
ChildrenSimon CollinsMathew CollinsNicholas Collins
Role(s)ProducerPerformer (guest)PerformerVibraphoneMembranophoneCymbalDrums (drum Set)EngineerLiner Notes
Label(s)AtlanticweaVirginWalt Disney RecordsFace Value RecordsRhinoLive & Alive[no label]WEA InternationalAudio Fidelity

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Discography

YearTitle
Going Back2010Going Back
Testify2002Testify
Dance Into the Light1996Dance Into the Light
Both Sides1993Both Sides
…But Seriously1989…But Seriously
No Jacket Required1985No Jacket Required
Hello, I Must Be Going!1982Hello, I Must Be Going!
Face Value1981Face Value

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Hugh Padgham
Hugh PadghamProducerEngineerProducer (assistant)MixRemixer
Daryl Stuermer
Daryl StuermerGuitarArrangerBass guitarBanjo12 string guitarKeyboardProducer
Leland Sklar
Leland SklarElectric bass guitarBass guitarVioloncello piccoloBass
Yvan Bing
Yvan BingEngineerMix
Allen Sides
Allen SidesRecordingMixEngineerEngineer (additional)
Paul Gomersall
Paul GomersallEngineerMixPerformerProducer
Robert Colby
Robert ColbyProducerMix
Nathan East
Nathan EastBass guitarCreditBassElectric bass guitar
Ronnie Caryl
Ronnie CarylGuitar
Brad Cole
Brad ColeOrganInstrument arranger (keyboard)StringsKeyboardSolo