No jacket was required on a balmy evening. However, at English music legend Phil Collins’ first Perth show since 1995 on Monday night, a walking cane and chair were necessary.
It’s not as if he recorded Say Say Say and The Girl Is Mine, is it? He didn’t cowrite either Do They Know It’s Christmas? or We Are the World. He hasn’t been accused of abusing women or children; and at no point did he step in as a replacement lead singer for Queen, Deep Purple or INXS.