Phil Collins

In Defence Of Jeff Lynne And Phil Collins

Tom Cridland | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tom Cridland

I'm not quite sure what Mr Potton was expecting but, when I bought tickets to ELO, I wanted to hear those grandiose melodies, epic strings and intricate harmonies delivered live by a full band, who could make a mistake at any time.

Phil Collins Recovering In Hospital After 'Surgery Following Hotel Room Fall'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Phil Collins is recovering in hospital after suffering a fall in his London hotel room last night. The superstar rocker has been performing on stage f...

Pound Store Thatcher And Trump - The Worst Of All 80s Revivals

Will Black | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Politics
Will Black

The 80s revival has been gathering momentum in recent years. The way things are going, it is possible that Glastonbury 2017 revellers will be able to see Howard Jones, Shakin' Stevens, Simply Red and Bros.

Big Heart, Big Wallet! Phil Collins Reveals Ex-Wife 'Didn't Pay £25m Back When They Reunited'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

Phil Collins has a big heart (if a smaller wallet) when it comes to his ex-wife Orianne Cevey, with whom he is happily reunited following their divorc...

ITV Set To Offer Phil Collins 'Whatever it Takes' For 'The Voice' Role

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Now that Emma Willis has agreed to present the ITV’s new look ‘The Voice’, the show’s bosses have turned their attention to filling the coache...

Phil Collins Ex-Wife Reveals They're Planning To Marry Again

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Phil Collins’s story just took a turn as romantic as any of his ballads, with his ex-wife Orianne revealing that the reunited pair are set to walk d...

Against All Odds, Phil Collins Is Back With His Ex Wife

PA | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Against all the odds, Phil Collins has reunited with his third wife Orianne Cevey, just eight years after paying her a reported £25 million in their ...

Eighties Popster Ends Retirement, Heads Back To The Sus-Studio

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Phil Collins announced he is ending his retirement on Wednesday. According to an interview given to 'Rolling Stone Magazine,' the 64-year-old is makin...

Don't Feel Old But... These Albums Are All 30 Years Old This Year!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Remember when all those little leather strings around your wrist were a thing, courtesy of Morten Harket and his a-Ha comrades, still arguably Norway'...

Which Female Superstar Has Been Writing Tracks With Phil?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Adele’s long-awaited third album is still in the pipeline, and according to reports, the ‘Hometown Glory’ songstress has roped in help in the fo...

Phil Collins Reveals Booze Nearly Killed Him

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Phil Collins has revealed he turned to alcohol 'to fill a void' after retiring from the music industry but almost died, developed pancreatitis and end...

Story of a Technical Rehearsal

Tim Thornton | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Plans for Fink's production rehearsals are plunged into a skipful of turds by one of those professional rehearsal spaces turning round at the eleventh hour and calmly announcing that they don't allow use of a smoke machine. Panic! Fink's entire live show is based around a smoke machine. I'm personally lost if I can actually see the rest of my band through lack of fog.

11 Celebrities Who Appeared In Games They Really Shouldn't Have

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

Celebrities just can't help themselves. Not content with making it into some of the world's biggest films, TV programmes, magazines and websites, they...

Cafe Mambo 20 years of Ibiza Chillout

Pete Gooding | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pete Gooding

I started as the main resident DJ at Cafe Mambo 18 years ago back in 1996 and it was set up very differently to how it is now. I used to play the whole night, every night, all summer. Sets ranged from 7 hours to up to nine hours long from before the sunset until the bar closed.

The War on Drugs and the Rehabilitation of 80s Music

Dan Tickner | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dan Tickner

Something about the release of Lost In The Dream seems to make the circle complete. This record is by no means an eighties pastiche (single Red Eyes nods to, if not current Arcade Fire, then certainly The Suburbs) and very much belongs to 2014.

British Peru Drugs Bust Women 'Linked To Gang Run By Nephew Of Phil Collins'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

Two British women being held in Peru on suspicion of drug smuggling were recruited by a gang led by the nephew of Phil Collins, it has been reported. ...

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Chairman Of Ukip Bristol 'Put All Illegal Immigrants In Holding Centres' | Felicity A Morse | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics

The outgoing chairman of Ukip in Bristol has backed controversial removal centres for illegal immigrants saying there should be "one in every town." H...

PICTURES: The 20 Richest Lead Singers In The World

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

A list of the world's richest lead singers has been revealed, with the wealthiest boasting an estimated personal fortune of $795.2 million (£497 mill...

Paul Ryan, Rage Against The Machine And Other Music-Meets-Politics Incidents

Adam McGibbon | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Politics
Adam McGibbon

Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan has caused a bit of a stir by revealing that he is a fan of revolutionary leftist rap-rockers Rage Against The Machine.

On Cults and the Escape Therefrom

Alistair Coleman | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

So, what's a cult? Wikipedia says the word cult in current popular usage usually refers to a new religious movement or other group whose beliefs or practices are considered abnormal or bizarre.

Do They Know It's Christmas: Behind the Truth

Dale Shaw | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Comedy
Dale Shaw

1984. The year a man called George Orwell predicated the world would end in a book of the same name. But the world failed to end. Thanks to one man. A humble, dishevelled man. A singer, a balladeer, a mere minstrel. A man who threw off the shackles of light entertainment and opened the eyes of the puffy, pinstriped masses, permanently. Like an Irish Jesus come to life.

Alan McGee: The Midflight Musings of a Music Svengali

Alan McGee | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Alan McGee

I am currently onboard a plane on my way to Australia flying from Tokyo and can't sleep so I'm doing this blog.