Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Five Totally True Facts You Should Know About Phil Collins (including bonus "Phil's Greatest Hits" photo montage!)

Originally from the dirty streets of Atlanta, urban artist Phillip Cawlins was told to shorten his name to Phil Collins and adopt a British accent to up his appeal with the "adult contemporary" crowd.

2. Fact: 'Sussudio' makes a great ring tone.
Fact: Phil Collins' preferred ring tone is Soulja Boy's 'Turn My Swag On'.

3. It is common knowledge that Phil Collins informed his wife of his desire to get a divorce via fax. What you may not know is that he divorced his third wife by way of birthday cake, and his first wife by dancing on her grave.

4. Phil Collins keeps a sledgehammer in the closet in case Peter Gabriel ever stops by.

5. At the age of thirteen, Phil Collins got his big break by playing the Artful Dodger in a London production of 'Oliver!'; a role that prepared him for the world of show business by teaching him how to steal both wallets and hearts.

~sarah p.

p.s. As promised, here are some of the finest Phil photos known to man:

p.p.s. That last one has nothing to do with Phil Collins, but look how cute he is with his little top hat and tie! Aw!

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