The Platinum Collection

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
This Platinum Collection box set consists of three full-length records, all of which were landmark moments of Phil Collins' solo career during the '80s. Some of the most well-known songs of his career are featured here: 1981's "In the Air Tonight" from Face Value, the MTV hits "Sussudio" and "Take Me Home" from 1985's soft rock powerhouse No Jacket Required, and the soft rock brilliance of 1989's But Seriously. All three releases have their obvious strengths but also bear the weakness of filler, making this essential to only die-hard fans looking to fill gaps in their collections. Casual fans would be better served seeking out 1998's Hits collection, a more thorough ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
This Platinum Collection box set consists of three full-length records, all of which were landmark moments of Phil Collins' solo career during the '80s. Some of the most well-known songs of his career are featured here: 1981's "In the Air Tonight" from Face Value, the MTV hits "Sussudio" and "Take Me Home" from 1985's soft rock powerhouse No Jacket Required, and the soft rock brilliance of 1989's But Seriously. All three releases have their obvious strengths but also bear the weakness of filler, making this essential to only die-hard fans looking to fill gaps in their collections. Casual fans would be better served seeking out 1998's Hits collection, a more thorough survey of Collins' solo endeavors.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2004
  • Label: Emi Import
  • UPC: 724357086721
  • Catalog Number: 570867
  • Sales rank: 42,546

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Phil Collins Primary Artist, Percussion, Piano, Conga, Drums, Keyboards, Marimbas, Tambourine, Vocals, Background Vocals, Voices, Kalimba, Hand Clapping, Vocoder, Prophet Synthesizer, fender rhodes, Roland TR-808
Stephen Bishop Vocals, Background Vocals
Crosby & Nash Vocals
Peter Gabriel Background Vocals
Michael Harris Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Sting Background Vocals
Steve Winwood Hammond Organ
Peter Manning Robinson Prophet Synthesizer
Bruce Dukov Strings, Violin
Shankar Violin, Tamboura
Clive Anstee Strings, Cello
Irvine Arditti Strings, Violin
Gary Barnacle Saxophone
Alex Brown Background Vocals
Eric Clapton Guitar
Nathan East Bass
Liz Edwards Strings, Violin
Lynn Fiddmont Background Vocals
David Frank Bass, Keyboards, Mini Moog
John Giblin Bass
Brian Hawkins Strings, Viola
Alphonso Johnson Bass
Harry Kim Trumpet, Group Member
Marva King Background Vocals
Chris Laurence Strings, Double Bass
Dominic Miller Guitar
Don Myrick Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal), Soloist, Group Member
Peter Oxer Strings, Violin
Pino Palladino Bass
Jo Partridge Slide Guitar
Louis Satterfield Trombone, Group Member
Richard Studt Strings, Violin
Helen Terry Background Vocals
Nigel Warren-Green Strings, Cello
Gavyn Wright Strings, Violin, Leader
Bill Benham Strings, Violin
Leland Sklar Bass, Piccolo Bass
Simon Whistler Strings, Viola
Darryl Steurmer Banjo, Guitar, Keyboards, 12-string Guitar
Ronnie Scott's Quintet Tenor (Vocal), Soloist
Roger Best Strings, Viola
Tony Pleet Strings, Cello
Kevin Sillitoe Strings, Violin
David Woodcock Strings, Violin
Technical Credits
Phil Collins Composer, Producer, Engineer, drum machine
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Daryl Stuermer Composer
Shankar Contributor
Pete Ashworth Cover Photo
Tony Banks Composer
David Frank Dmx
Arif Mardin Orchestration, String Arrangements, Introduction
Hugh Padgham Producer, Engineer
Mike Rutherford Composer
Tom Tom 84 Arranger
Trevor Key Cover Photo
Darryl Steurmer Contributor
Thomas Washington Composer
John Jacobs Engineer
Geoff Banks Transportation
Children of LA Contributor
Tom Tom 99 Horn Arrangements
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