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Phil Collins performs on the first day of British Summer Time Festival 2017 held at Hyde Park - London, United Kingdom - Friday 30th June 2017

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Phil Collins on stage at British Summer Time 2017 held at Hyde Park - London, United Kingdom - Friday 30th June 2017

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Lily Collins Wishes She Could Play An Instrument


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Lily Collins wished she could play a musical instrument.

The 27-year-old actor - who is the daughter of musician Phil Collins and his Jill Tavelman - would love to follow in her famous father's footsteps and be able to play the piano or guitar.

Speaking to Stylist magazine about the one talent she wished she had, the brunette beauty said: ''I've always wanted to be able to play piano or guitar. It's never too late to learn.''

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Phil Collins - Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography Book Review


There seems to be a critical re-evaluation of Phil Collins' contribution to modern Pop and Rock music underway. His career, which has spanned more than four decades, has encompassed both the highs and lows of global celebrity. It's been well documented that corners of the Hip-Hop community have an affection for the 65 year-old's best known hits, but now it seems there's genuine warmth growing towards his back catalogue from other voices in the industry. Collins was always a divisive character, but if there's one thing he excels at in his new autobiography, it's the honesty and self-reflection that's always been at the heart of his song writing.

Phil Collins - Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography Book Review

"This book is my truth" he writes, "There are no scores settled, but there are some wrongs righted". For the most part he succeeds in what he sets out to do then. There's less salacious gossip than you may expect, but he does clear up a few tabloid fantasies, including the notorious 'fax-gate', which seemed to trigger his fall from grace in the public eye. Perhaps it's a by-product of the death of David Bowie, but I don't consider the renewed interest in British Rock stars of a certain age a bad thing. Collins certainly has a lot to say, and we haven't heard his side of the story before. There's a dry wit to his writing, which makes his book very readable, even if the content isn't always compelling.

Collins is also likeable, which may shock more cynical readers, and he's willing to acknowledge his critics throughout. That he references the likes of American Psycho's Patrick Bateman, is a credit to his awareness of the separation between his public persona and his private life. His admission that during the eighties he was oblivious to the all-encompassing extent of his success seems at first faintly ridiculous, but upon reflection his workaholic nature probably did cloud his view of the wider world. He's certainly gained perspective on this in the ensuing years, but you are occasionally left wondering if he's learnt anything in the process.

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Phil Collins attends photocall to celebrate the launch of his Autobiography 'Not Dead Yet' held at St James's Church, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 18th October 2016

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Phil Collins arrives at the BBC London studio headquarters for an appearance on 'The One Show' at BBC Langham Place, London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 18th October 2016

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Phil Collins Announces European Comeback Tour 'Not Dead Yet'


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Phil Collins has announced his European comeback tour titled 'Not Dead Yet'.

The singer will perform a five-night residency at the Royal Albert Hall in London in June 2017, before moving on to dates in Paris and Cologne.

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Phil Collins attends a photocall before his press conference at the Royal Albert Hall where he announced a set of dates for June 2017. London, United Kingdom - Monday 17th October 2016

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Phil Collins Reconciles With Third Wife Six Years After Britain's Biggest Ever Divorce


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Phil Collins has revealed he’s back together with his third wife Orianne, six years after paying her £24.3million in Britain’s biggest ever divorce settlement. The 64-year-old said he and Orianne have been secretly living together for six months but “nobody has noticed.”

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Speaking to The Sun Collins said, “I'm back with my third wife - I haven't really talked about it. We've been together for a while, and nobody's noticed.” In a follow-up interview the music legend revealed he believes the couple never should have divorced.

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There's Actually A Petition To Stop Phil Collins From Coming Out Of Retirement


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Poor Phil Collins. The former Genesis frontman hasn't made any new music since 2002 and has just recovered from major back surgery, so when he announced he was coming out of retirement last week he probably thought he’d be welcomed back with open arms. But some people are so against the idea of a Collins comeback they've actually launched a petition to stop him.

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In an interview with Rolling Stone last week Collins announced his desire to make music again saying, "I'm no longer officially retired. The horse is out of the stable and I'm raring to go.”

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Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame


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Lady GaGa's status as an iconic singer has been confirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Hall will present Gaga with the Contemporary Icon Award which is presented to a singer "who has attained an iconic status in pop culture".

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Who Is Jordyn Blum? Wife Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl


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As the animalistic drummer in Nirvana and the guitar-thrashing frontman in Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl is one of the most well-known and prolific rockstars on the planet. Having survived the grunge era with one of the defining bands on the nineties and achieved equal commercial success in the Foos, Grohl has successfully secured a place in the pantheon of rock. He is, by all means, a true rock God with his screaming vocals and continual head banging. But it is easy to forget, that the man who used to destroy drum kits on a nightly basis, a chap who barely bats an eyelid at the prospect of playing to tens of thousands of people, is also a father and a husband. But who is the woman who managed to tame this punk-addled wild man?

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Despite touring and recording commitments, Grohl is a devoted husband to Jordyn and father to three daughters.

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Phil Collins Is Parting With His Alamo Artefacts


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Phil Collins appeared in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday (26th June) in order to announce his donation of more than 200 artefacts from the Battle of the Alamo. The former Genesis drummer appeared at the Alamo and explained his reasons behind his generous donation.

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The Generous Phil Collins Is To Donate His Large Alamo Collection To Texas.

Phil Collins has donated his large collection of Texas Revolutionary artefacts to a museum dedicated to the Battle of the Alamo. The 56-year-old British musician appeared on Thursday (26th June) in San Antonio in order to announce his donation of more than 200 artefacts to the Battle of the Alamo and Texas Revolutionary Shrine. 

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Phil Collins To Donate Vast Revolution Collection To Alamo


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Phil Collins is looking for a new home for his vast collection of Battle of the Alamo and Texas Revolution artefacts and is hoping to give them back to the state of Texas if it can find somewhere to house them all. The singer and former Genesis star is one of the world's most prominent collectors of pieces related to the 1836 battle.

The 'In The Air Tonight' singer's interest in the battle and American history reportedly began when he was 5 year-old and saw Fess Parker portray Davy Crockett in a 1950s Disney miniseries. He is also said to have passed on his enthusiasm to his five children.

Collins has amassed a sizeable bank of artefacts, including documents from Sam Houston, William B. Travis and Stephen F. Austin; "hundreds" of cannonballs; uniforms and weapons; a shot pouch believed to have belonged to Davy Crockett as well as a sword belt believed to have been worn by Alamo commander William B. Travis when he died in battle.

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Ever Hear The One About The Ultimate Warrior And Phil Collins?


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Tributes continue to pour in for James Brian Hellwig, aka wrestler The Ultimate Warrior. Hellwig died just days after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, collapsing on the sidewalk outside his Arizona hotel on Wednesday (April 9, 2014). The 54-year-old is survived by his wife Dana and two daughters.

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The Houston Press have dug out a particularly cool story about the Warrior, which involves hit songwriter Phil Collins. In 1990, Collins was doing a CBS special filled with celebrity guests and "someone got the bright idea that the current champion of the WWF should be among them." At that point, it was the Ultimate Warrior, who had captured the title from Hulk Hogan.

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Phil Collins

Date of birth

30th January, 1951

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.68




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