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Phil Collins: Genesis Of A Solo Career

Interview by Chris Salewicz, Creem, January 1982

SET IN THE STOCKBROKER belt 30 miles to the southwest of London, the Genesis studio complex is exactly what you might expect: several thatched, suitably ...

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The Trick of the Tale: Phil Collins Talks

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, July 1976

PHIL COLLINS IS A spry, restless man with seemingly limitless amounts of energy and intense drive. It is this drive that has made him one ...

Phil Collins: Facing Up To New Values

Interview by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, February 1981

URPASSING even The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy and Crossroads in the bus-stop yapping stakes, the national adult pastime of watching Tiswas every morning of ...

Phil Collins Does Everything Better Than Everyone Else

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, May 1983

THINGS SEEM to be going poorly for drummers of late, what with Buddy Rich undergoing bypass surgery earlier this year and a regular series of ...

Well Chuffed

Interview by Len Brown, NME, November 1988

Does PHIL COLLINS keep up the tradition and slot into the file alongside Ringo and Keith Moon – tub-thumpers and "silly" actors both? LEN BROWN ...

Ugly Bald Bastard Speaks (to Phil Collins)

Interview by Steven Wells, NME, March 1990

• He leaves the toilet seat up! He does stuff in the privacy of his own house! He's worth 22 million! He's not a rich ...

Phil Collins: I Don’t Look Like a Sex God

Interview by Steve Turner, Radio Times, March 1990

By his own admission Phil Collins is an unlikely superstar. He’s the drummer turned singer, the background boy become celebrity, the chap next door gone ...

Lunching with the Elder Statesmen of Charity Rock: The Nordoff-Robbins Concert, Knebworth

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, July 1990

WHEN QUINCY JONES gathered together his USA For Africa superstars to record 'We are the World' five years ago, he pinned a sign outside the ...

Knebworth 90: The Billion Dollar Buskers

Live Review by Mat Snow, Q, August 1990

IN DAYS OF yore, the elders tell, the grassy slopes of Knebworth would resound to the pagan strains of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers and ...

Phil Collins: Both Sides

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1993

BASICALLY, UNCOOL, £12-million-a-year, Tory-endorsing Phil Collins is good on Love, not much cop on Life. So although, for reasons unknown, the totally solo Both Sides ...

His Turn to Testify: An Exclusive HITS dialogue with Phil Collins

Interview by Roy Trakin, Hits, 2002

JUST WHEN IT SEEMED like Phil Collins was ready to kick back and relax with his new wife Orianne and his 14-month-old son Nicholas in ...

Phil Collins Goes Back to his Soul-Music Roots

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages, August 2010

JB: Your new album, Going Back, quite literally goes back to your musical roots. So where did you first start to become interested in music? ...

Phil Collins: No Jacket Required Vinyl Icon

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Hi-Fi News & Record Review, April 2011

TO DESCRIBE No Jacket Required as an era-defining album is almost an understatement. ...

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