Phil Collins is returning to music!

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Oh boy, oh boy! Phil Collins just announced that…

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…he’s making his comeback!

Last I reported that Phil said he’s done with music and never returning…and now…he’s setting himself up for a full blown comeback!

Phil Collins made his claim to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Genesis and most people know him as the guy who sings “In The Air Tonight”, but he’s seriously one of the best voices I’ve ever known in music and I love him 😀

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Phil lives in Miami now in the mansion formerly owned by Jennifer Lopez that he purchased this summer for $33 million! Don’t we all wished we were his roommates! lol

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PC just had major back surgery, but while he’s relaxing at home this week, he announced to the press: “I’m no longer officially retired. The horse is out of the stable and I’m raring to go.”

There hasn’t been a new album from Mr. Collins since 2002 but there was a Genesis reunion tour in 2007. Rest assured, the man is on a mission to release not only a new album, but to go on tour in support of it as well!

According to him: “My kids are now 10 and 14 and they want to see what their dad does. They were in nappies when I was last on the road. They love my music and I’d like to take them out so they can enjoy it.”

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Aren’t they adorable?!

So we get it, he’s a family guy, but what about Genesis?? Phil said to the press: “I love the guys. I would just prefer to do this first. For now, let’s just see how this goes.”

So it’s solo first, and possibly a rock band reunion to follow! Sounds great to me! I can’t wait to have Phil back in action! He’s meant to sing 🙂

He’s in a really happy place now and he’s really ready to show his kids what their dad does! I love his motivation to get back out there! How sweet!

Congrats on your comeback Phil! You rock!!!

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Phil Collins makes a special appearance

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Phil Collins…remember him? Singer/Drummer for the rock band Genesis & solo artist?

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Oh yeah! THAT guy! (He’s on the left) LOL 😀

So it just so happens that Phil Collins made his first performance since he announced his retirement in 2011 and he hasn’t performed in public since 2010!

This performance was last week at Miami Country Day School in Miami, Florida where his two sons attend middle school!

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Phil performed two of his biggest hits with the middle school band! 🙂

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Mr. Collins gave a performance of 2 songs: “In the Air Tonight” and “Land of Confusion”.

Before the show, Phil said: “I was nervous you know. I’ve been doing this all my life but how good can it be? How good can it be tonight? All of these kids came up to me yesterday and were very pleasant and nice and polite and made me feel like part of the band.”

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Without further ado…here is Phil’s first live performance in 4 years:

He did a lovely job and the band sounded great! 🙂

I guess I got so lost in the music news shuffle that I didn’t know that Phil Collins retired, yet he did it in order to be a full-time dad. I have no complaints now that I know his reason 😀

And apparently he agreed to perform only because one of his sons asked him…so we all have his son to thank! HAHA

Since I’m so young…I wasn’t introduced to Phil Collins until I watched a movie called Tarzan from my friends at Disney. Phil was in charge of the soundtrack and did and amazing job.

Listen to “You’ll Be In My Heart” here:

Now I want to watch Tarzan! HAHAHAHA

Phil’s return to the stage came just days before Steve Perry of Journey performed for the first time in two decades!!! And surprisingly he sounded very, very good!!!

Check it out:

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Thank you Phil for the long-awaited performance and whenever you want to come out of retirement…WE’RE READY!!!

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Adele is working on a song with Prince!

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I’m so happy to bring you news today about Adele!

adeleeeI haven’t heard anything about her in what seems like forever!!! 😦

Adele just splashed across my computer screen today when I tracked down an article all about what’s going on with the world’s favorite love song diva!

In this article, there was the itty bitty detail about ADELE HAVING A BUSINESS MEETING WITH PRINCE. No big deal right??? Au contraire! Prince is a big deal and if you’ve been following Music Row Girl…you know this is a Pro-Prince blog!

She and Prince are reportedly working on a collaboration for her HIGHLY anticipated third album that is due out later this year!!!

Adele-PrinceI’m going to give you a moment to let that piece of news settle in…

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Now get ready for a little bit more…

According to The Sun, a UK newspaper, Adele was seen at his show in London last week and they both met in Prince’s dressing room to discuss a potential song for Adele’s third album.

I hope she was wearing purple!!!

2012AdeleGrammyAwards04PA130212Although with that many Grammys awarded to this woman who describes her music as “for the ears, not for the eyes”…any color dress will do!

There is also a reported excuse saying that Adele only stayed for a short time at Prince’s show in London because it was “just a business meeting” and she had to get home.

When given the chance to hang out with Prince…and to be his special guest…I don’t care if I have a 3 hour drive home…I’m not going until Prince asks me to! Take notes from me Adele. What if this song falls through and that was your only shot to hangout with the King of Purple & Glitter?!

giphyI’m sorry Adele, but it is simply a shame to waste an opportunity to be friends with Prince. When mine comes, WHEN it comes 😀 I’ll be ready to call off anything else of importance!

Miss Adele started working on her third album last April! The Sun reported that Phil Collins and producer James Ford are on board!

First off, Phil Collins. That man! OMG! I looove his voice so much! Such an iconic sound.

tumblr_mv4z33OR101qdqzl4o1_500Second of all, I just looked up James Ford and he produced Ceremonials for Florence + The Machine!!!!!!!!!!! That is one of my favorite albums of all-time and Florence is an absolute, musical genius! My love for you Mr. Ford knows no bounds! 😀

tumblr_m2fvh7QlfV1rqn7wuo1_500Also, let it be known that Prince isn’t shy about his feeling for Adele! He said, and I quote: “When she just comes on and sings with a piano player, no gimmicks, it’s great.”

I couldn’t agree with him more!

Who can forget the time she performed “Someone Like You” at the Grammys…

If you could stand anymore Adele news…which believe me, after so long without hearing anything…I know I can!!! I have to tell you that there are also reports of her going on tour in 2015!

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I’m so excited and will sell the rights to my own middle name to see Adele next year!!!

I tried to see her back when she was expected to appear at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL on October 13, 2011, but the show was cancelled and the entire tour was cancelled!!! 😦

In her defense, she had to cancel because of a vocal hemorrhage and she needed surgery! I heard that she got the same surgeon who worked on Steven Tyler’s vocal chords so I had no worries that she would be back to herself in no time.

It’s reported that Adele’s tour will be either a UK & North American tour OR possibly a World tour!!! I hope that she gets to tour the world since her fanbase is so huge!

UK’s The Daily Mirror reported the following: “She has been back to work but is recording at her own pace. Her appeal has always been the quality of her music so she isn’t about to rush release anything just for the sake of it.”

I greatly respect Adele for that. Her music/her voice is so high quality that I can’t imagine the need to rush an album or a song out before it’s ready to be released!

Let’s not forget how much this song gives me chills…

So You Think You Can Dance really outdid themselves on that routine!

It seems like Adele is back to full strength vocally and personally. She had a baby boy, Angelo, back in October 2012 with her boyfriend Simon Konecki.

Good luck to Prince and Adele…I’ll be listening closely for more news about your collaboration!

I’m excited to hear new music from Adele this year and I can’t wait to see her in 2015!

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