Phil Collins Quotes


34 Phil Collins quotes:



"When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food."
"The world is in your hands, now use it."
"To be honest, producing records interests me less at the moment and I really don't want to get involved in album projects that are going to take up a lot of time."
"And I would like to marry and have more children. I would like to try and do it right."
"Another time, we had three days off in Australia, so we went out of our way to fly to Ayres Rock."
"Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours."
"Catering on planes, like on British Rail, is a standing joke, but I don't really have a problem with it. I don't quite know what people expect."
"Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film."
"I can't remember much about the early flights, except that it was ages before we got into First Class."
"I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it."
"I know it shouldn't make a difference, but crossing the dateline, we weren't sure what day it was - it was very strange. Now, I seem to cope with it better."
"I remember flying with Air India to New York quite a few years ago now and I love Indian food, so the fact that I had a curry on board was fantastic."
"I usually hang around the room listening to a bit of last night's show. If there's one available, I go to the steam room every day for my voice. I spend half an hour there and then I eat, because I can't eat later than four o'clock. Then I go for a soundcheck. That's my day."
"I'll have the music, and then I'll just turn the microphone on, press Play and Record and sing. And whatever comes out ends up being the melody."
"I'm just trying to do things that are interesting for me."
"I'm not trying necessarily to become a movie star; that wouldn't be bad but that's not the aim. I'm just trying to do interesting things and go into areas where I've not been before."
"I'm usually going to make a record, finish a record, start a record or start a tour or between tours."
"I'm writing new songs for a Broadway version of Tarzan, which is very interesting. I think what I learned from the Brother Bear score side of things, I've brought into the new Tarzan songs. Thinking outside just guitar, bass, drums and keyboards."
"I've spent the last year and a half going through a very public separation, hiding in hotel lobbies."
"If Miles Davis hadn't died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn't much else that would have got me into the studio... although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination."



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