Eighties hit machine Phil Collins has announced the release of a career-spanning box set, Plays Well With Others, on September 28. The 59-track collection will focus on collaborations with other artists and features selections from his late ’60s psychedelic band Flaming Youth, his work in the ’70s with the likes of Brian Eno and John Cale, and his ’80s big band recordings withQuincy Jones and Tony Bennett. The four-disc set covers Collins playing well with other musicians from 1969 to 2011.
The collection also features performances with such classic rock juggernauts asRobert Plant, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, David Crosby, and Eric Clapton.
“Some would say I’ve lived a charmed life. I’ve done what I wanted for most of it, and got paid well for doing something I’d have done for nothing: Playing the drums,” Collins said in a statement, via Consequence of Sound. “During that time I’ve played with most of my heroes, most have become close friends. Over these 4 CDs you’ll find a mere smattering of those moments. I thank the artists for letting me put this CD together, no easy task! Love, PC”
This fall, Collins will be reminding live audiences that the “In the Air Tonight” singer is still alive when his Not Dead Yet, Live! tour hits North America.
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Su-Sussudio – The Best Of – Rare 1985 Japanese promotional-only 10-track compilation vinyl LP with picture labels, unique picture sleeve with library control sticker round the spine, tour information, discography and biography in
Japanese on reverse – very hard to find! Both the sleeve and vinyl are ‘near as new’ PS-266
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Buster – 1988 UK 12-track LP featuring the music from the soundtrack to the movie, including the songs Two Hearts, Big Noise & Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins, plus tracks by The Hollies, Spencer Davis Group & The Four Tops, amongst others. The picture sleeve shows only light signs of age & the vinyl is Excellent with minimal play V2544
Both Sides – Rare official 1993 UK Virgin Records in-house sales award issued to commemorate sales in the UK of more than 100,000 copies of the album. Features the CD album and sleeve artwork mounted above a silver-coloured dedication plaque. Measures 16″ x 16″ – framed and glazed. A truly stunning item!
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