Nice guy , patron saint of ordinary blokes ", to someone accused of "blandness, tax exile and ending a marriage by sending a fax".
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Caroline Sullivan, a music critic of The Guardian , referred to his cumulative negative publicity in her article "I wish I'd never heard of Phil Collins", writing that it was difficult for her to hear his work "without being riven by distaste for the man himself". Several critics have commented on Collins's omnipresence, especially in the s and early s. Naming Collins as one of the ten most disliked pop stars in the world, he wrote: By the early s, Phil phatigue [ sic ] had really set in. He also compared him unfavourably with pop contemporaries such as the Pet Shop Boys and the Human League , whose music he said had endured far more successfully.
Service described Collins's most popular album No Jacket Required as "unlistenable to today", reserving particular criticism for "Sussudio". Collins received acerbic comments in the press following reports about his retirement in He was dubbed "the most hated man in rock" by The Daily Telegraph ,  and by FHM as "the pop star that nobody likes". He also argued that "Genesis turned shit at the precise point he jumped off the drum stool" to replace the departing Peter Gabriel as frontman, and said of the unrelenting derision he has suffered, "a lot of it he brings on himself.
According to author Dylan Jones in his publication on s popular music, many of Collins's peers "despised" him. In , former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters criticised Collins's "ubiquitous nature", including his involvement in the Who 's reunion tour. Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher criticised Collins on multiple occasions,   including the comment: Look at Phil Collins. He described them as "horrible" and stated: I won't mince words here, but they've had a go at me personally. Collins acknowledged in that he had been "omnipresent". He said of his character: I'm sorry that it was all so successful.
I honestly didn't mean it to happen like that! Collins denied that his retirement in was due to negative attention  and said that his statements had been taken out of context. None of this is true. Paul Lester of The Guardian wrote in that Collins is one of several pop acts that "used to be a joke" but are "now being hailed as gods". Lucia  and Sleigh Bells ,  electronica artist Lorde ,  and soul singer Diane Birch , who said in , "Collins walks a really fine line between being really cheesy and being really sophisticated.
He can seem appalling, but at the same time, he has awesome production values and there's a particular richness to the sound. It's very proficient in the instrumentation and savvy about melodies. Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford has praised Collins's personality, saying that "he always had a bloke-next-door, happy-go-lucky demeanour about him: Despite his lumpen -pop appeal, however, Collins is an incisive songwriter and resourceful musician.
To them, a great pop song is just that: In this time of revivals, nothing is a sacred cow anymore, and that can only be a good thing for music. Collins is a world-class drummer whose songs immediately lend themselves to being sampled. The disgrace of a career bogged entirely in the determined dross of No Jacket Required however is simply not justified, regardless of how Collins gained either his fortune, or his public image. Rolling Stone journalist Erik Hedegaard expressed disapproval of the widespread criticism which Collins has received, suggesting that he has been "unfairly and inexplicably vilified".
Strong stated in that "the enigmatic and amiable Phil Collins has had his fair share of mockers and critics over the years, although one thing is sure, and that is his dexterity and undeniable talent". You've air drummed to 'In the Air Tonight', and loved it. Collins was married to Andrea Bertorelli from to Collins adopted Bertorelli's daughter Joely , who became an actress and film producer.
Collins met his second wife, American Jill Tavelman, in They were married from  to They had one daughter, Lily Collins , born in Collins married his third wife, Orianne Cevey, a Swiss national,  in I killed my hours watching TV and drinking, and it almost killed me. He used to do Christmas cards and birthdays cards for the family.
Louis Satterfield , 62, and Rahmlee Davis, 51, claimed their contract entitled them to 0. World Tour in Their claim was they were an integral part of the whole album, but Collins responded the two should only receive royalties from the five tracks in which they were involved. On 19 April , the High Court in London ruled that the two musicians would receive no more royalty money from Phil Collins.
The amount that Collins was seeking was halved, and Satterfield and Davis who originally brought the suit forward in California would not have to repay any of it. The judge agreed with Collins' argument that Satterfield and Davis should have been paid for only the five tracks on which they performed, including the hit " Sussudio ". Collins had reportedly lost hearing in his left ear in due to a viral infection ; the condition was resolved after the infection was cured.
A statement from Collins on the Genesis band website said, "There isn't any drama regarding my 'disability' and playing drums. Somehow during the last Genesis tour I dislocated some vertebrae in my upper neck and that affected my hands. After a successful operation on my neck, my hands still can't function normally. Maybe in a year or so it will change, but for now it is impossible for me to play drums or piano.
I am not in any 'distressed' state; stuff happens in life. In October , Collins told John Wilson on BBC Radio 4's Front Row that he still could not play the drums; he said the problem was not arthritis but an undiagnosed nerve problem where he was unable to "grip the sticks". In his autobiography Not Dead Yet , Collins acknowledged that he had struggled with an alcohol problem following his retirement and third divorce; however, he also stated in the book that he had been sober for three years.
On 8 June , Collins announced he would postpone two scheduled tour stops, on the 8th and the 9th of June. He rose in the middle of the night to go to the toilet and slipped in his hotel room, hitting his head in the fall on a chair. He was taken to hospital where he had stitches for a severe gash on his head close to his eye. In , reports indicated that Collins walked with the assistance of a cane  and had performed recent concerts while sitting in a chair.
Collins has received several honorary degrees in recognition of his work in music and his personal interests. In he received an honorary doctorate of fine arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Collins has often been mentioned erroneously in the British media as being a supporter of the Conservative Party and an opponent of the Labour Party.
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Collins is sometimes reported in the British press to have left the UK and moved to Switzerland in protest at the Labour Party's victory in the general election. If you don't and the Tories get in, Phil Collins is threatening to come back and live here. And let's face it, none of us want that. He said of Gallagher: I do care if he starts telling people I'm a wanker because of my politics.
It's an opinion based on an old, misunderstood quote. Despite his statement that he did not leave Britain for tax purposes, Collins was one of several wealthy figures living in tax havens who were singled out for criticism in a report by the charity Christian Aid. He also wrote that Collins's reported comments and mubsequent ove to Switzerland led to "accusations of hypocrisy" since he had "bemoaned the plight of the homeless in the song 'Another Day in Paradise'", making him "an easy target when future elections came round". Politics never loomed large in our family anyway.
I think the politics of the country were very different then. When asked whether he had ever voted Conservative, he said: I was just so busy that I rarely was here. Collins has a long-standing interest in the Alamo. He has collected hundreds of artefacts related to the famous battle in San Antonio, Texas , narrated a light and sound show about the Alamo, and has spoken at related events. A Collector's Journey , published in Collins was appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order LVO in , in recognition of his work on behalf of The Prince's Trust , a leading UK youth charity founded by Charles, Prince of Wales which provides training, personal development, business start up support, mentoring, and advice.
In February , Collins and his wife Orianne founded Little Dreams Foundation , a non-profit organisation that aims to " Mentors to the students who have benefited from his foundation include Tina Turner and Natalie Cole. In he visited Miami Beach, Florida , to promote the expansion of his foundation. He donates all the royalties earned from his music sales in South Africa to the organisation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Def Leppard guitarist, see Phil Collen.
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