::applauds the writer of this article::
Amen, Mr. Thompson, amen!! This blogger took the words right out of my mouth.
Honestly, I couldn’t have said it better myself!
Those who are petitioning against Phil’s impending comeback, need to seriously re-examine his career & body of work well beyond that of “Sussudio” & “One More Night” to rediscover what an amazing musician & human being Phil Collins truly is.
Need I remind his detractors that during each of his tours from But Seriously through his Final Farewell tours, Phil raised money for the local homeless shelters in each location he played in & then personally matched the donation. How many other rock musicians can say they’ve done that?
On that note, please enjoy this “guest post”. It’s definitely well worth the read. 😊
I retired from blogging about music in July of 2015, after many years of frequent posting. My fingers and brain were tired. However, I am coming out of retirement for this one special post, one which I feel compelled to write. Anyone with an ethical bone in his or her body knows that we have entered a really weird cultural period, dominated by the Internet’s insidious role in life, every fool’s newfound outlet to spew whatever crap he or she wants, no matter how idiotic or hurtful. Cyberbullying, cyberracism, cybersexism, hey, call whoever whatever names you like. No one can stop it. One thing making the rounds this week was some jerk’s petition to demand Phil Collins not make a comeback to music. While this is not on the same level as insulting people’s race or sexual orientation, it still says something about the catty, superficial nature…
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