Vampire Lily4 January 2008 at 3:53pmPosts: 205 (0 today)Status: offline
I'm not going to bore all you cats & kitties with my extreme dislike of Phil C. because it's of biblical proportions. It goes far beyond the typical PC interview or even the fact that i think his music is crap.
Talent aside, i dislike egos immensely. Is he a decent drummer? Sure. Is he an amazing drummer? Many would agree that he is. That said, i believe that Mr. Collins has practically beaten himself unconscious with the self-gratification stick. My husband and i have gone many rounds over this. He says: " You gotta admit.he's a great drummer." I say: "You gotta admit. he's a tool." "Interviews and ego aside," my husband exclaimed "he's a great drummer!"
So there we are one night, lounging on the couch and watching some VH1 Rock Doc on Genesis. The first half covered a lot of PG territory and Napoleon (that's what i call him) covered the second half.
Phil says: "Well, you know, Genesis never became popular until Peter left." And he looks into the camera and smirks his Napoleonic little wee smirky smirk. Yeah, well, 'popular' doesn't necessarily translate into depth. I've walked through puddles deeper than most of the poppy, top 40 tunes you'll hear littering the air these days OR in the past~ Su Su Su Sussudio.
My husband turns to me after a lengthy moment of silence and said: You're right. He IS a tool.
VL: no I'm not 'wooing' you - I don't even know what the word means.
There is another word that I didn't understand.
What does it mean?
Uh, nevermind, I looked for it. . . it's getting late, I've got to go, bye.
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Vampire Lily4 January 2008 at 7:36pmPosts: 205 (0 today)Status: offline
awwwwwww, come give us a smooch, luv-ah
jem4 January 2008 at 7:42pmPosts: 3 (0 today)Status: offline
I saw that same documentary, and had the same reaction. However PG doesn't miss a chance to take jabs at Phil either. (not that I'm complaining) I saw Genesis doc where he's says something like "Despite what some people might say about his song writing, he is a good singer" Not good writer or musician. Just thought that was amusing.
I wonder when Peter Gabriel is going to get the chance to write a score for 2 Disney Movies and a musical?
I hope the apocalypse comes before PG writes the score for a musical.
Ace Rimmer4 January 2008 at 10:08pmPosts: 199 (0 today)Status: offline
Gieez, Caste, I agree!
Pathagoras5 January 2008 at 12:18amPosts: 460 (0 today)Status: offline
i never understood what all the phil bashing is about. he just went in a different direction after awhile. and you can't tell me that trick and wind weren't outstanding albums. even duke.
i've even kareoked to "against all odds" and I AM NOT ASHMAMED.
and so what if he's an arrogant s.o.b.
nechesh5 January 2008 at 12:32amPosts: 1111 (0 today)Status: offline
Lily White Lily, you crack me up when your bad! :-]
Oh, and he IS a good drummer!
But who gives a flyin' fu¢k about Disney film scores?! If Gabriel wanted one he would have had it by now. When is Collins going to do a Scorcesse score anyway?
K'Ehleyr5 January 2008 at 2:57amPosts: 8422 (0 today)Status: offline
He should have done the songs for the Broadway production of Interview with a Vampire.it didn't work out too well for Elton John.imagine how dark and moody PG could have made it.
foxtrotter5 January 2008 at 8:46amPosts: 100 (0 today)Status: offline