All posts tagged: phil collins

Throwback Thursdays! “Sussudio” by Phil Collins

This week’s Throwback Thursday is “Sussudio” by Phil Collins. I mean, you could probably figure that out by the title. For more information on Phil Collins and this song, please let Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) from the film American Psycho to tell you more… And that is the method in which you should always use to describe music. Now enjoy the video! Just kidding! Here is the real one. Although, I believe the above clip makes for a better music video… Advertisements

Do you know?: There are multiple versions of Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Do They Know It’s Christmas? is a song written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in 1984 to raise money for relief of the 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia. The song was released by Band Aid on November 28th, 1984 and became the biggest selling single in UK history no doubt raising tons of money for famine. Merry Christmas indeed! The song featured  superstars such as Sting, Bono, Boy George, Phil Collins, George Michael, Paul McCartney and the guys from Spandau Ballet (maybe they weren’t all superstars…) However, who was to know that one song recorded back in 1984 wouldn’t solve all the problems in Africa? I mean this plan was pretty full-proof if you ask me. Regardless, more had to be done! Which brings us to 1989 and Band Aid II. If anyone can name anyone in this video other than Kylie Minogue I will be blown away. In fact I’m not sure, but I would bet somehow Africa lost money on this version. Fast forward to 2004 and Band Aid 20 (the 20 stands …

Ultimate Warrior vs. Phil Collins

The recent passing of The Ultimate Warrior has made me sad for many different reasons. Not only am I sad because we lost the Warrior so soon after he made peace with the WWE. But I’m also sad that we never got to see the greatest main event in WrestleMania history. The Ultimate Warrior vs….Phil Collins. Yes that’s right, for so some strange reason in 1990 while promoting a new album/VHS tape, Phil Collins thought it would be good marketing to cross promote with the World Wrestling Federation Champion The Ultimate Warrior. The end result is what many call “WrestleCrap”.