Phil Collins’ ‘Face Value’ feat. ‘In the Air Tonight’

Phil Collins‘ ‘Face Value’ feat. ‘In the Air Tonight’ is his debut solo studio album released on February 1981, 13 by Virgin / Atlantic Records.

Track Listing : 1.In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins) – 05:34 . 2.This Must Be Love (Phil Collins) – 03:55 . 3.Behind The Lines (Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins) . 4.The Roof Is Leaking (Phil Collins) – 03:16 . 5.Droned (Phil Collins) – 02:55 . 6.Hand In Hand (Phil Collins) – 05:12 . 7.I Missed Again (Phil Collins) – 03:41 . 8.You Know What I Mean (Phil Collins) – 02:33 . 9.Thunder And Lightning (Phil Collins) – 04:12 . 10.I’M Not Moving (Phil Collins) – 02:33 . 11.If Leaving Me Is Easy (Phil Collins) – 04:54 . 12.Tomorrow Never Knows (Lennon/Mccartney) – 04:46 . 13.Over The Rainbow (Phil Collins) – 00:31

Musicians : Phil Collins – Vocals, Drums On (1 – 3 – 6 – 7 – 9 -10 – 11 – 12), Roland Vp-330 Vocoder On (1 – 6 – 10), Roland Cr-78 Drum Machine On (1 – 6 – 12), Prophet-5 Synthesizer On (1 – 2 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 10 – 11 – 12), Fender Rhodes On (1 – 2 – 9 – 11), Percussion On (2 – 10), Piano On (4 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 10), Handclaps On (5 – 9), Congas On (5), Marimba On (6) . Daryl Stuermer – Guitars On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 11 – 12), Banjo On (4), 12-String Guitar On (5) . John Giblin – Bass On (1 – 9 – 10 – 12) . Shankar – Violins On (1 – 5 – 7 – 12), Tamboura On (5), “Voice Drums” On (5) . Alphonso Johnson – Bass On (2 – 3 – 6 – 7 – 11) . J. Peter Robinson – Prophet-5 On (3) . Joe Partridge – Slide Guitar On (4) . Eric Clapton – Guitar On (4 – 11) . Arif Mardin – String Arrangements On (8 – 11) . Ewf Horns – Horns . Don Myrick – Tenor Saxophone On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 12), Alto Sax Solo On (11) . Louis Satterfield – Trombone On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 12) . Rahmlee Michael Davis – Trumpets On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 12), Flugelhorns On (11) . Michael Harris – Trumpets On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 12), Flugelhorns On (11) . Ronnie Scott – Tenor Saxophone Solo On (7) . Stephen Bishop – Background Vocals On (2) . Chris Laurence – Double Bass . Tony Pleeth – Cello . Clive Anstee – Cello . Tony Pleet – Cello . Nigel Warren-Green – Viola . Gary Wright – Violin . Roger Best – Viola . Brian Hawkins – Viola . Simon Whistler – Viola . Irvine Arditti – Violin . Bill Benham – Violin . Liz Edwards – Violin . Kevin Sillitoe – Violin . Richard Studt – Violin . David Woodcock – Violin . Gavyn Wright – Leader, Violin

Production : Produced By Phil Collins, Hugh Padgham . Karen Segal – Assistant Engineer . Hugh Padgham – Engineer . Nick Launay – Assistant Engineer

Arrangements : Tom Tom, Arif Mardin

Package : Bob Kaus – Liner Notes . Trevor Key – Photography

Recorded June 1980 – January 1981 At The Town House, London.

Released On February 13, 1981 By Virgin / Atlantic .

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Rolling Stone
Face Value is far less ambitious and important than Gabriel’s solo debut, yet it’s also unmistakably the most worthy Genesis product since that record. […]

Sputnikmusic
In essence, this is what makes Face Value both an important record of the time, and for Collins himself. Whether he’s tip toeing between synthetic ballads, or stamping through layered poppy forests, Collins seems to make up for the album’s predicaments. […]

Ultimate Classic Rock
By winter 1979, however, Collins’ wife was gone – leaving him alone in the house with his feelings. He soon got to work penning the songs that would end up on Face Value […]

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