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Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography by Phil Collins
  

Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

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As one of only three musicians to sell over 100 million records both in a group and as a solo artist, Collins breathes rare air. This book tells Phil Collins' candid, witty, unvarnished story of the songs and shows, the hits and pans, his marriages and divorces, the ascents to the top of the charts and into the tabloid headlines.

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Synopsis

Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography by Phil Collins

This is the story of Phil Collins' epic career, from child actor to one of the most successful songwriters of the pop music era. A drummer since almost before he could walk, Collins received on-the-job training in the seedy, thrilling bars and clubs of 1960s swinging London before finally landing the drum seat in Genesis. Later he would step into the spotlight on vocals after the departure of Peter Gabriel, and compose the songs that would rocket him to international solo fame with the release of Face Value and 'In the Air Tonight'. Whether he's recalling jamming with Eric Clapton and Robert Plant, pulling together a big band fronted by Tony Bennett, playing twice at Live Aid, or writing the Oscar-winning music for Disney's smash-hit animated film Tarzan, Collins keeps it intimate and his storytelling gift never wavers.

Reviews

'A no-holds-barred autobiography which is a well written and emotive read' i

'Honest, engaging' The Sun

'Collins book is candid, amusing and revealing' Telegraph

'Jaw-droppingly honest' Daily Mirror

'Stunning... Not Dead Yet is far more than just a witty aside about being a surviving sixty something music legend. It's a celebration.' 9/10 On Magazine

About the Author

Philip David Charles Collins was born in Putney in 1951. He has been an actor, drummer, songwriter, producer, and, at various times, member of the bands Flaming Youth, Genesis and Brand X. He is the author of one previous book The Alamo and Beyond: A Collectors Journey. He lives in Florida.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th May 2017

Author

Phil Collins

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Author's Website

www.philcollins.com/

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups
Rock & Pop music
Individual actors & performers

ISBN

9781784753603

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