Facts about Phil Collins

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Phil Collins is a famous Musician from England, he/she is 68 years old and still alive, born January 30, 1951.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Phil.

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Famous quotes by Phil Collins (30)


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"To be honest, producing records interests me less at the moment and I really don't want to get involved in album projects that are going to take up a lot of time"
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"The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail"
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"It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months"
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"I've spent the last year and a half going through a very public separation, hiding in hotel lobbies"
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"I'm writing new songs for a Broadway version of Tarzan, which is very interesting. I think what I learned from the Brother Bear score side of things, I've brought into the new Tarzan songs. Thinking outside just guitar, bass, drums and keyboards"
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"I usually hang around the room listening to a bit of last night's show. If there's one available, I go to the steam room every day for my voice. I spend half an hour there and then I eat, because I can't eat later than four o'clock. Then I go for a soundcheck. That's my day"
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"I am stopping so I can be a full-time father to my two young sons on a daily basis"
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"And I would like to marry and have more children. I would like to try and do it right"
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"No seriously... when there's families, you tend to go back to your room after the gig rather than go for a drink with the other guys. But there's always someone who's got something going, like the tour manager"
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"Many of the articles printed over the last few months have ended up painting a picture of me that is more than a little distorted"
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"I'm usually going to make a record, finish a record, start a record or start a tour or between tours"
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"I don't really belong to that world and I don't think anyone's going to miss me. I'm much happier just to write myself out of the script entirely"
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"Another time, we had three days off in Australia, so we went out of our way to fly to Ayres Rock"
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"On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that speaks very good English and someone who speaks the local language very well and work out what I'm going to say"
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"If Miles Davis hadn't died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn't much else that would have got me into the studio... although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination"
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"I know it shouldn't make a difference, but crossing the dateline, we weren't sure what day it was - it was very strange. Now, I seem to cope with it better"
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"Often there's a BA crew, because half the time we stay at the same hotels, especially in Australia. I can remember spending quite a lot of time with crews around the pool there. They always make themselves known to us"
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"I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it"
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"Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film"
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"Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours"
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"In Genesis we saw ourselves as song-writers. After Peter Gabriel left I was the first to say: 'It's OK - we can just do instrumentals.'"
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"'Urban Renewal' was sweet because I've been - unfairly, I would say - plonked in the middle of the road because of a handful of songs. It came at a good time for me, because you do take a bit of a browbeating and, as you get older, you become better at accepting it and realizing why it happens"
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"We stayed in some pretty shabby places in Europe"
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"The world is in your hands, now use it"
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"I'm sorry that it was all so successful. I honestly didn't mean it to happen like that. It's hardly surprising that people grew to hate me"
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"I'm just trying to do things that are interesting for me"
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"I'll have the music, and then I'll just turn the microphone on, press Play and Record and sing. And whatever comes out ends up being the melody"
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"In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents"
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"I'm not trying necessarily to become a movie star; that wouldn't be bad but that's not the aim. I'm just trying to do interesting things and go into areas where I've not been before"
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"I can't remember much about the early flights, except that it was ages before we got into First Class"


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