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Face Value

Face Value is the debut solo album by Phil Collins, released in February 1981 on the Virgin label internationally and Atlantic Records in North America. The album includes the hit single, "In the Air Tonight", whose dark mood was inspired by the fallout of Collins' first marriage.


Face Value - 1999

This documentary delves into the period where Collins left Genesis and began working on his first solo album, taking his love of black music, and infusing it with his working class English background and the emotion of his recent divorce.


Phil Collins, a valuable face

Blame Peter Gabriel. For five years, Phil Collins was just the drummer. But when the lead singer for Genesis quit in 1974, the band could not find a suitable replacement, and Collins reluctantly stepped in — and a superstar was born.


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