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Phil Collins opens his Not Dead Yet Tour in Liverpool

Phil Collins opened his Not Dead Yet Tour in Liverpool last week with set-list loaded with solo and Genesis hits...

Phil Collins comes to Aviva Stadium on Sunday 25 June for his first Irish show in twelve years with his acclaimed Not Dead Yet tour.

Special guests are legendary New York punk band Blondie and Phil’s fellow Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford,with his supergroup Mike & The Mechanics.

Phil played his first comeback show at Liverpool’s Echo Arena last Friday 3rd June which has been hailed as triumphant by fans and media featuring a setlist loaded with solo and Genesis hits including “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)”,  “Another Day in Paradise”, “One More Night”, “Wake Up Call”, “Follow You Follow Me”, “Can’t Turn Back the Years”, “I Missed Again”, “Hang in Long Enough”, “Separate Lives”, “Only You Know and I Know”, “I Don’t Care Anymore”, “Something Happened on the Way to Heaven”, “You Know What I Mean”, “In the Air Tonight”, “You Can’t Hurry Love”, “Dance Into the Light”, “Invisible Touch”, “Easy Lover”, “Sussudio”, “If You Love (Really Love Me)” and “Take Me Home”.

With 100 million record sales to his name, Number 1 albums the world over and songs that have sound-tracked millions of lives, Phil Collins is a legend whose work has received growing acclaim as a new generation of artists have discovered and been inspired by an incredible career.

With more UK top 40 singles, than any other artist of the 1980s, Phil Collins came to prominence first as drummer and then as frontman of Genesis, making his solo debut with 1981’s album Face Value, containing smash hit single ‘In The Air Tonight.’

He followed this with an extraordinary run as a prolific hit maker.  3 UK Number ones  – Easy Lover, You Can’t Hurry Love and Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) – as well as 7 US Numbers 1s and global smashes including One More Night, Separate Lives, Two Hearts, Another Day In Paradise, I Wish It Would Rain Down, Both Sides Of The Story and Dance Into The Light to name but a few.

His long awaited memoir Not Dead Yet: The Autobiography has featured on the Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller lists while Phil Collins’ career-spanning selection of hits ‘The Singles’ are available on now 2 CD, 3 CD, 4 LP and digital download from Atlantic Records and steadily moving back up the charts.

During a career spanning four decades, Blondie delivered a lifetime of smash hits including Heart of Glass, Dreaming, Tide Is High, Maria, Sunday Girl, Hanging on the Telephone, Rapture, One Way or Another, Call Me.. the list goes on. Their hugely received new album Pollinator is out now.

Since forming in 1984, Mike & The Mechanics have sold over 10 million records worldwide with major hits including Silent Running, All I Need Is A Miracle, Word Of Mouth, Another Cup of Coffee, The Living Years and the unforgettable Over My Shoulder. Their new album, Let Me Fly was released on April 7.

Tickets from €89.50 incl. booking fee are available now from Ticketmaster.ie

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