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  • Published: 20 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473536371
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 12 hr 14 min

Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography




The long-awaited autobiography from Phil Collins, one of the bestselling music artists of all time. This is the rollercoaster journey from his beginnings as a child actor to his domination of the charts both as a solo artist and as part of Genesis. His success is astounding, his music has global reach and his story is legendary

Phil Collins gained fame as both the drummer and lead singer for Genesis and continues to enjoy worldwide success today.

He’s one of only three recording artists who have sold over 100 million albums both as solo artists and separately as principal members of a band - the other two being Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. Revered as a drummer, he’s the only performer of distinction to have appeared at both the UK and US original Live Aid concerts, the creator of numerous worldwide hits, and is an Oscar winner for the song ‘You'll Be in My Heart', from the Disney film Tarzan.

Phil Collins' life has also been rich with experience outside of music, starting with his career as a child actor, appearing aged 13 as the Artful Dodger in the stage production of Oliver! through Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Miami Vice and The Band Played On.

In his memoir Phil talks honestly about his three failed marriages, his alcoholism and his ill health but also describes the highs and lows of his career, and what it is like to work with other rock legends from Eric Clapton to Robert Plant.

Published to coincide with the release of a singles collection, Not Dead Yet will thrill fans and change minds.

  • Published: 20 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473536371
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 12 hr 14 min

About the author

Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins was born in Putney in 1951. He has been an actor, drummer, songwriter, producer, and, at various times, member of the bands Flaming Youth, Genesis and Brand X. He is the author of one previous book The Alamo and Beyond: A Collectors Journey. He lives in Florida.

Praise for Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography

A no-holds-barred autobiography which is a well written and emotive read

i

Honest, engaging

The Sun

Collins book is candid, amusing and revealing

Telegraph

Jaw-droppingly honest

Daily Mirror

Stunning… Not Dead Yet is far more than just a witty aside about being a surviving sixty something music legend. It’s a celebration. 9/10

On Magazine

Way more than just another golden oldie musician telling the same old story

The Sun

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