Phil Collins has one cause why he didn’t like Pink Floyd.
As one of many highest-paid musicians, Collins certainly has his favourite bands and musicians who grew to become his inspiration in increasing his profession with the Genesis and as a soloist.
However he additionally has dislikes, and it included Pink Floyd.
In his previous interview with John Edginton (by way of Rock and Roll Storage), the drummer thought Genesis was in the identical field as different progressive rock bands. Nonetheless, Pink Floyd was as soon as not a part of it.
“I used to be a giant early Sure fan, much less so. Though I like the fellows within the band I did not relate to a number of their music after the primary two or three albums. Jethro Tull, ELP not for me, musically. Floyd, I used to be by no means a giant (Pink) Floyd fan,” Collins revealed, as quoted by Far Out Journal. “I in all probability turn into extra of a Floyd fan in later years than I used to be on the time, despite the fact that I noticed them on the Marquee with Arnold Layne. I used to be conscious of what they have been doing.”
Nonetheless, he insisted that he was not a fan since he was in a band that was being put in the identical space as different rock bands besides with Pink Floyd.
Phil Collins’ Emotions Towards Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Collins additionally spoke about his modified feeling towards Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He advised Ken CK when Genesis was in Cleveland, Ohio in 1953 that he was as soon as a fan of the ELP.
“They have been good then, they have been then. However I do not like them a lot now. They obtained an excessive amount of like ELP for my liking. I do not like ELP. I do not like the best way they’re, as folks… Emerson’s alright. I do not like Carl Palmer’s drumming, I do not just like the music. It is a lot too neurotic,” he mentioned.
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He added that he preferred the brand new rock and roll, and ELP was too “on one degree.”
Collins utilized the brand new rock and roll to Genesis because the band grew to become a extra pop-oriented sound after he stood on vocals. Followers additionally seen how they grew to become much less theatrical.
His interview resurfaced months after he introduced his retirement as he sparked worries throughout his present with Mike Rutherford and Rony Banks in Berlin, Germany. The drummer has been fighting spinal damage that led to his vertebrae crushing his spinal twine.
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