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1968 to 2011
January 30, 1951 in Hounslow
London, United Kingdom
Philip David Charles Collins LVO
Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and writer. He gained fame as both drummer and lead vocalist for the rock group Genesis, and he gained worldwide fame as a solo artist. Collins is one of the most successful songwriters and performers of all time, singing the lead vocals on dozens of hit albums and singles in the United Kingdom and the United States between 1976 and 2010, either as a solo artist or with Genesis.
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Another song that makes you want to sing it right there and then under the pouring rain. It's a ballad that can't possibly be more of the 80's, it was released in 1989 and it's a wonderful way to end a great decade of music where everything was... more groovy I suppose.