Phil Collins to release an extensive collection featuring unreleased live recordings

Phil Collins to release an extensive collection featuring unreleased live recordings

Happy birthday to the one and only, Phil Collins!

Phil Collins
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Phil Collins is turning 72 years old today.

The English singer was born in 1951 in London, England. 

He broke onto the music scene in the 70s and to date, he still remains one of the most loved and successful artists around the globe. 

Collins has sold more than 100-million records. Some of his hits include 'Another Day In Paradise', 'In The Air Tonight', 'Do You Remember', and 'One More Night'. 

READ: Phil Collins at 70: The classic hits

The singer has won seven Grammys, six Brit awards, and an Oscar.

In March 2011, he announced that he would be retiring from music because of his health issues. The singer suffered an injured vertebra in his upper neck, uses a stick to support him, and has also battled acute pancreatitis. 

Upcoming album 

Collins recently took to  Instagram to announce that his fans can look forward to another project from him. 

He said that he will be releasing an extensive collection. 

The project will feature unreleased live recordings spanning 1970-1998. 

It will be available as a 53-track 5CD and 24-track 3LP set, notes by author Michael Hann, and an exclusive 40-page booklet. 

The project will be out in March. 

READ: Phil Collins' ‘In the Air Tonight’ climbs iTunes charts

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