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#ICYMI: Phil Collins Returns To TV By Performing On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

In case you missed it Phil Collins was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday to promote his new box set compilation, The Singles and it’s new companion memoir, Not Dead Yet. Phil sat with Jimmy to talk about how he and his 16 year old son Nicholas, who followed in his footsteps as a drummer will be hitting the road in Europe for a accompanying 2017 Not Dead Yet Live tour. He also told the true story behind his iconic hit “In The Air Tonight”, while debunking a famous urban legend about the song.

Phil Collins Tells The True Story Behind “In The Air Tonight”

From The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


Phil finally helped Jimmy conclude the show by performing with The Roots. Take a look at Phil’s interview and performance below. If you are still interested in diving in a little bit deeper into the stories behind Phil Collins and his music, you can check out our previous #ThrowbackThursday posts about his hit ballad, “Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” and of course “In The Air Tonight.” Check out Phil’s European tour dates below!


Phil Collins 2017 Tour Dates
6/04 — London (Royal Albert Hall)
6/05 — London (Royal Albert Hall)
6/07 — London (Royal Albert Hall)
6/08 — London (Royal Albert Hall)
6/09 — London (Royal Albert Hall)
6/11 — Cologne (Lanxess Arena)
6/12 — Cologne (Lanxess Arena)
6/18 — Paris (Accors Hotel Arena)
6/19 — Paris (Accors Hotel Arena)
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Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Live Tour Announcement (10/17/2016)

 Phil Collins 
“In The Air Tonight”
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