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Phil Collins No Longer Retired
Christian Eede , October 28th, 2015 16:58

Collins tells Rolling Stone that he is ready to go back into the studio again

Phil Collins has confirmed plans to end his retirement from music after a 13-year break, with recording sessions set to begin next month.

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Collins, who hasn’t released brand new music since 2002’s Testify album, says: “I’m no longer officially retired. The horse is out of the stable and I’m raring to go.” Collins’ last substantial release came in the form of an album of Motown covers in 2010 while he of course first found his fame as part of Genesis in the 1970s, before pursuing a hugely successful solo career. Collins goes on: “If people rediscover the old stuff and show interest, it would be silly to not make more music.

“My kids are now 10 and 14 and they want to see what their dad does,” he says. “They were in nappies when I was last on the road. They love my music and I’d like to take them out so they can enjoy it.”

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