There are essentially two Phil Collinses — the subtle, artistic drummer who nobody but prog fans cared about and the no-jacket-required, non-dancing avatar of AOR who sold a bazillion records to the Patrick Batemans of the ’80s,
providing a smooth corporate soundtrack to the Thatcher/Reagan era. succeeding against the critical odds, because that’s what he had to face despite the fact that “In the Air Tonight” was just as awesome as anything on “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.” And it’s the latter who won’t go away. is fucking awesome.
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