Phil Collins

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Genesis review – rock’s most unlikely stars go out with a bang
Phil Collins is on drily funny form for the band’s final tour despite poor health, as era-defining hits are performed with strength and poignancy

Alexis Petridis

21, Sep, 2021 @11:15 AM

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‘Everything just kept getting bigger!’ Genesis on prog, 80s stardom and Phil Collins’s health
As they prepare what could be their final tour after 54 years, the British rock greats reflect on who they lost along the way, how they survived punk – and why Phil is skiving off his vocal practice

Harry Sword

17, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Crocs, Hush Puppies, Abba … who’s next for the rebirth of the cool?
Seems the more embarrassing a brand, the keener hipsters are on reviving it. Our writer thinks about digging out some old M&S slacks

Ed Cumming

12, Sep, 2021 @9:45 AM

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TV tonight: the private life of Grace Kelly
A new documentary gains access to family archives of the Hollywood star and former Princess of Monaco. Plus: Phil Collins at the BBC. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale , Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

12, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘He's staring into my soul’: how Phil Collins made teenagers YouTube stars
The Williams twins from Gary, Indiana have gone viral by posting their reactions to rock classics. It all started with a drum fill

Edward Helmore

30, Aug, 2020 @6:19 AM

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Do you remember the first time? The joys of YouTube reaction videos
As a viral video of a pair of twins listening to Phil Collins for the first time shows, there’s something thrilling about hearing an old song through fresh ears

Luke Holland

28, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Phil Collins' greatest solo songs – ranked!
After Collins went viral thanks to a pair of teenagers astounded by In the Air Tonight, we appraise the best of the rest of his solo catalogue

Michael Hann

13, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Take a look at me now: baby Jesus statue resembles Phil Collins
Mexican sculpture and accidental homage to singer may be the ‘largest baby Jesus statue’ created

Hannah Izzard

21, Nov, 2019 @4:37 PM

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Phil Collins review – life-affirming MOR ballads delivered against all odds
A notable hobble and diminished vocal range don’t detract from an enjoyable night of nostalgia backed by a crowd that have been waiting for this moment all their lives

Andrew Stafford

20, Jan, 2019 @1:34 AM

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In defence of Phil Collins: what is the genesis of all the hatred? | Bernard Zuel
Collins, who is touring Australia, didn’t release anything as bad as Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson’s duets

Bernard Zuel

13, Jan, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Aretha's late reply, Phil Collins' divorce notice – and other famous faxes
As the NHS goes to phase out the fax machine, we look back on some of the format’s best-known exchanges

Hannah Jane Parkinson

10, Dec, 2018 @6:31 PM

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More synthetic bamboo! The greatest preset sounds in pop music
Christine and the Queens has been criticised for using prefabricated loops from software, rather than coming up with new sounds herself. But from Kate Bush to Kendrick Lamar, these presets are actually the foundation of modern pop

Dave Simpson

14, Aug, 2018 @3:49 PM

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