"There are places that you know you should not go
But some bridges just won't burn..."
(Phil Collins 'We Fly So Close')
Phil Collins played drums on Mike Oldfield album "QE2" (1980). Phil is said to be one of the best drummers in the world. He is also very popular and successful songwriter and singer. He used to be an actor.
- Face Value (1981);
- Hello... I Must Be Going (1982);
- No Jacket Required (1985);
- Buster (Soundtrack) (1988);
- ...But Seriously (1989);
- Both Sides (1993);
- Dance Into The Light (1996);
- The Phil Collins Big Band - A Hot Night In Paris (1999);
- Tarzan (Soundtrack) (1999).
Albums with Genesis:
- Nursery Crime (1971);
- Foxtrot (1972);
- Selling England By The Pound (1973);
- The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974);
- A Trick Of The Tail (1976);
- Wind And Wuthering (1977);
- Seconds Out (1977);
- And Then There Were Three (1978);
- Duke (1980);
- Abacab (1981);
- Genesis (1983);
- Invisible Touch (1986);
- We Can't Dance (1991).
Phil Collins joined Genesis in 1970. The group was formed by: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks. After Gabriel's departure in 1974 Phil Collins became lead vocalist. In 1977 Steve Hackett departed from Genesis. 20 years later (since "Calling All Stations" album) Ray Wilson took place of Phil Collins in the group.
All the musicians have successfully recorded their own solo material. On the first Steve Hackett solo album "Voyage Of The Acolyte" (1975) Sally Oldfield have appeared (she sang "Shadow Of The Hierophant"). In the middle of the 80's Hackett formed together with Steve Howe (Yes) group GTR with Max Bacon on vocals.
Second Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford formed in the 80's Mike & the Mechanics.
One of the Genesis songs titled "Carpet Crawlers 1999" was produced by Trevor Horn, who also produced "Tubular Bells 2" by Mike Oldfield.
Collaboration Guest appearances Sally Terry Others Covers
David Bedford Tom Newman Maggie Reilly Phil Collins Carl Palmer Barry Palmer Jon Anderson Simon Phillips
G. Downes Kevin Ayers Michael Cretu Max Bacon Adrian Belew Trevor Horn Luar Na Lubre M. Stockley