Knowledge Identifier: +Phil_Collins
Born in 1951.
Countries: United Kingdom (42%), United States (36%), (8%)
Linked to: Genesis, Chiswick Community School, Simmons, Amnesty International
Bob Babbitt - He accepted an offer from Phil Collins to perform on his album of Motown and 1960s soul classics "Going Back" and appears in Phil's "Going Back - Live At Roseland Ballroom, NYC" concert DVD. He appeared onstage in an episode of "American Idol", backing up Jacob Lusk's performance of "You're All I Need To Get By" for AI's Motown Week in March 2011
In 1974, while Genesis were recording the concept album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway", Brian Eno needed a drummer for his album "Taking Tiger Mountain "
Collins later contributed drums to the Brian Eno 1975, and 1977 art rock releases Another Green World and Before and After Science
Mike Clark (jazz musician) - He was a member of the UK jazz-fusion outfit Brand X, alternating behind the kit with Phil Collins between 1978-80
Eric Clapton - As Clapton recovered from his addictions, his album output continued in the 1980s, including two produced with Phil Collins, 1985's "Behind the Sun", which produced the hits "Forever Man" and "She's Waiting", and 1986's "August"
Fairlight (company) - Fairlight became such a prominent part of 1980s pop music that Phil Collins included the text "there is no Fairlight on this record" on the sleeve of No Jacket Required
Effects unit - If used with extreme settings and combined with reverb, they can create unusual sounds, such as the gated drum effect used in 1980s pop songs, a style popularized by the Phil Collins song "In the Air Tonight"
MTV - MTV played some classic rock acts from the 1980s and earlier decades, including David Bowie, Dire Straits , Journey, Rush, Aerosmith, The Moody Blues, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, Genesis, Billy Squier, Robert Palmer, Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, The Who and &ZZ_Top; newly solo acts such as Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Paul_McCartney, David Lee Roth and Pete_Townshend; supergroup acts such as Asia, Power Station, The Firm and Traveling Wilburys, as well as forgotten acts such as Michael Stanley Band, Shoes, Blotto and Taxxi
Alphonso Johnson - Johnson was one of two bass players on Phil Collins's first solo album, "Face Value", in 1981
John Martyn - Phil Collins played drums and sang backing vocals on "Grace and Danger" and subsequently played drums on and produced Martyn's next album, "Glorious Fool", in 1981
In 1982, he produced ABBA member Frida's solo album, "Something's Going On", which helped to spawn the title track, "I Know There's Something Going On", which became a hit
ABBA - In 1982, Lyngstad chose Genesis drummer and vocalist Phil Collins to produce the album "Something's Going On" and unveiled the hit single and video "I Know There's Something Going On" in the autumn of that year
Bass pedals - In 1983, Phil Collins' song "I Don't Care Anymore" featured Taurus pedals, unusually played by hand
Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) - Danyel Smith of Entertainment Weekly wrote: "Listeners with an eye on the tabloids could read her close, ringing interpretation of Phil Collins' 1984 hit, "Against All Odds ," as a postmortem on her bittersweet affair with Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter and a poignant evocation of the couple's shared mixed-race heritage
Dance into the Light - After the disappointing sales of his prior album, "Both Sides", Phil Collins returned with his most upbeat album since 1985's "No Jacket Required"
Stephen Bishop (musician) - His song "Separate Lives", sung by Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin from the movie "White Nights", was nominated for an Academy *award in 1985, losing to "Say You, Say Me" from the same film
Material Girl - The single climbed the Hot 100 quickly, jumping 13 spots to number five the week of March 9, 1985, and eventually spent two weeks at number two, held off by REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feeling" and Phil Collins' "One More Night"
Led Zeppelin - On 13 July 1985, Page, Plant and Jones reunited for the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, playing a short set featuring drummers Tony Thompson and Phil Collins and bassist Paul Martinez
The Return of Bruno - "'The Return of Bruno"' is a 1987 comedic film, originally aired as a one-hour special on HBO and later released on VHS. It is a mockumentary starring Bruce Willis as his fictitious alter ego "Bruno Radolini", a legendary blues singer/musician who influenced, as the story goes, a number of famous musicians who appear in cameo, such as Elton John, Phil Collins, Brian_Wilson, Grace Slick, Joan Baez, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul Stanley, The Bee Gees, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, and Ringo Starr appear in the film as themselves, paying tribute to Radolini
Collins's first film role since becoming a musician came in 1988 with "Buster" about the Great Train Robbery, which took place in England in August 1963
Ellie Beaven - Her first role came in 1988 in the film "Buster" where she played the young Nicky Edwards alongside Phil Collins
Buster Edwards - "Buster", a film about his role in the Great Train Robbery, was made in 1988, with Edwards played by Phil Collins
In September 1990, Collins performed "Sussudio" at the 1990 MTV Video Music awards in Los Angeles
In 1991, he received an honorary doctorate of music at the Berklee College of Music
In 1992 Collins toured with Genesis in the We Can't Dance tour where they played to stadiums around the world, including Giants Stadium in New York
Sheryl Crow - In 1992, Crow recorded her first attempt at a debut album with Phil Collins' record producer Hugh Padgham
Collins was appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order in 1994 in recognition of his work on behalf of the Prince's Trust
David Crosby - Crosby was the recipient of a highly publicized liver transplant in 1994, which was paid for by Phil Collins
Sting (musician) - On 15 September 1997, Sting joined Sir Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Sir Elton John, Phil Collins and Mark Knopfler at London's Royal Albert Hall for Music For Montserrat, a benefit concert for the Caribbean island that had recently been devastated by an eruption from a volcano. Sting and his wife Trudie Styler were *awarded the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience *award in Sherborn, Massachusetts on 30 June 2000
Montreux Jazz Festival - The Phil Collins Big Band did a world tour in 1998 that included a performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival
Genesis (band) - Collins later formed The Phil Collins Big Band, which played jazz arrangements of Genesis songs, which were "That's All", "Invisible Touch", "Hold on My Heart" and "Los Endos" , during its 1998 world tour
Brandy Norwood - After a lengthy hiatus that saw the end of the Moesha sitcom, and a flurry of tabloid headlines discussing her long-term battle with dehydration, Norwood returned to music in 2001 when she and brother Ray-J were asked to record a cover version of Phil Collins' 1980s hit "Another Day in Paradise" for the tribute album Urban Renewal: A Tribute to Phil Collins.
The Message (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five song) - Genesis drummer and lead singer Phil Collins, along with Grammy *award winning producer Hugh Padgham, described in the 2001 release "The Genesis Songbook" how "The Message" helped shape the hook of the band's 1983 hit single "Mama"
Disney hired him, along with Tina Turner, in 2003 for the soundtrack to another animated feature film, "Brother Bear", and had some airplay with the song "Look Through My Eyes"
Brian May - May is a friend of singer and musician Phil Collins and was a special guest at the Genesis reunion concert at Twickenham Stadium in 2007
Cadbury Dairy Milk - The advert was premièred during the season finale of "Big Brother 2007", and consists of a gorilla at a drum kit, drumming along to the Phil Collins song "In the Air Tonight"
Despite his claim that he did not leave Britain for tax purposes, he was one of several super-rich figures living in tax havens who were singled out for criticism in a report by the charity Christian Aid in 2008
Alexander Klaws - In March 2010 it was announced that Alexander will be playing the title character in the Hamburg production of the musical "Tarzan" after successfully auditioning for the show's composer, Phil Collins
Going Back (album) - On 10 April 2010 the Phil Collins website was back up and running in anticipation of the album
Going Back (album) - On 24 August 2010, a music video for "Girl " was released on Phil Collins's official YouTube Channel, confirming it as the next single to be released from the album
In May 2015 Collins signed a deal with Warner Music Group to remaster his eight solo albums and release unreleased material in his music vault
In the Air Tonight - In a 2016 interview, Phil Collins said of the song's lyrics: "I wrote the lyrics spontaneously
Both Sides - A newly remastered, two-disc deluxe edition of the album was released on 29 January 2016, as part of the 'Take a Look at Me Now' series of Phil Collins studio album reissues
He will perform live for the first time in 10 years with a European tour in June 2017, including a five night residency at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and his biggest ever solo show in Hyde Park, London
Blondie (band) - It was announced in January 2017 that the band would support Phil Collins on 25 June 2017 at Dublin's Aviva Stadium as part of his "Not Dead Yet" tour
On 21 March 2019, Collins announced he will be touring the US again later in 2019, starting in Dallas on 23 September