Phil Collins Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Phil Collins Quotes and Sayings

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    And I would like to marry and have more children. I would like to try and do it right. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    I can't remember much about the early flights, except that it was ages before we got into First Class. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    I'm just trying to do things that are interesting for me. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    I've spent the last year and a half going through a very public separation, hiding in hotel lobbies. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    The world is in your hands, now use it. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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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. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    We stayed in some pretty shabby places in Europe. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    When we're touring America or Europe, we use our own plane and a great advantage of that is it cuts out an awful lot of time checking in. You literally drive up to the plane, get on and then drive off at the other end. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF
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    You know, a song is like a kid. You bring it up. And sometimes something you thought was going to be fantastic, by the time it's finished, is a bit of a disappointment. Phil Collins | Refcard PDF






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