Title Writer s Length 7. Additional musicians include the , and. No solo tour was produced from this album. In early eighties Phil started an incredibly successful solo career, and his debut work Face Value 1981 was very well received both by the music lovers and critics, who noted interesting sound and touching lyrics. This may be because the record's baked-in volume is relatively low compared to others'. Archived from on 1 August 2012. Reece prepared a cut which Collins was satisfied with.
Archived from on 13 October 2012. Collins had asked a contact who knew the group if they were interested in playing, and upon their agreement their leader Tom Tom met with Collins who asked him to sing the sections where the horns were to be placed into a tape recorder. Collins also felt that releasing the album on Charisma Records, the same label as Genesis, would have harmed its success due to the preconceived notions people have about bands and labels. The group recorded their parts the following day. Archived from on 6 July 2011. He told early that year: One ambition is to do my own album which will have a lot of variety.
There were numerous times where Collins stopped recording earlier than planned as the ideas were not working in the studio, leaving him to resume the following day. Collins was part of these sessions. Select album in the field Format. It included such bright and recognizable hits as One More Night, Take Me Home and many others. Enter Phil Collins in the field Interpret. However, at the end of the tour, Andrea decided to take their two children to her parents in , Canada. Archived from on 15 June 2011.
Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959-2002 1st ed. There is absolutely no doubt that its signature sound, touching lyrics and atmosphere will be enjoyed by all the good music lovers. Assistant recording engineer was hired after Collins was impressed with his work with. The following studio attempt Hello, I Must Be Going! Collins produced the album himself with assistance from. The album, when it does come out, will have a lot of different styles on it. Early album titles included Interiors and Exposure. Title Writer s Length 1.
With Genesis members and working on their solo albums through 1979, Collins used some of his spare time to write songs. . The experimental album Both Sides was issued in 1993 and it demonstrated the new sound; Both Sides was followed by the strong long play Dance Into The Light in 1996. Face Value was an instant commercial success and reached No. The album received widespread praise from critics.
The album was recorded from mid-1980 to early 1981 with Collins and as producers. He then listened to several black albums including ones by and a collection of soul artists in his own collection, and noticed a common link with technician Mike Reece who worked at a Los Angeles mastering lab. As the drummer of Genesis, Phil achieved well-deserved recognition and became one of a few singing drummers — his Genesis band mates noticed and appreciated his amazing vocals. Both of the main visual elements of Face Value — the facial close-up, and the handwritten notes — would became a motif of Collins' subsequent albums until 1996's. In his home in , named Old Croft, Collins set up a synthesiser, piano, drum machine, and an 8-track tape machine in his bedroom, and recorded a collection of demos with backing tracks and early lyrics.
Face Value's most potent quality was its emotional transparency. In January 2016, Face Value was reissued with bonus tracks and new photography in the style of the original but featuring a present-day Collins. Collins said he wanted to experiment with different sounds and was inspired by the work of his former bandmate Peter Gabriel, who had used drum programming on his last album. Famous English musician Phil Collins full name Philip David Charles Collins was born in 1951 in Chiswick. Genesis' nine-month world tour to promote 1978 became problematic for Collins's wife Andrea who complained that he was not at home enough and that should he commit to the full tour, she would not be there when he returns. After spending the first five as their drummer, he reluctantly accepted the role of frontman of the group in 1975 following the departure of the band's original singer,.
Collins controversially included drum programming rather than just live drum instrumentation despite his reputation as a drummer. Sales of the album reached five million in the U. Collins thought a new label would benefit the casual listener and appeal to a wider audience. The demos recorded onto 8-track were transferred onto 24-track. It was released on 9 February 1981 on internationally and on in North America. He incorporated Indian-styled violins, played by , for additional textures.