Best Phil Collins Songs

The Top Ten

1 In the Air Tonight

I can feel it... Coming in the air tonight, Oh Lord! Such simple and beautiful lyrics

One of the Greatest songs of All Time So simple yet so Brilliant!

I feel like it is the song of a man who has seen with wife with another man and is preparing to murder him. He doesn't know what will happen but he can feel it coming in the air tonight. That is my interpitation the beauty of this vague song is its up to the listener. But what I do know is this is the best produced song ever. Boom bom boom do bom bom bom

Was there really any doubt?

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2 Another Day in Paradise

Listening to the song just sends me to paradise... Song is filled with hope and it feels like heaven just like another day in Paradise...

Its about homelessness... And it's so beautiful. I love this song. This song makes me think of dancing in circles under the hot sunny weather in Greece- that was paradise.

How is this not number one!? :O
In the air tonight is good. But this is so much better.

I'm sorry, this will forever be his #1

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3 You'll Be in My Heart

This is the best Phil Collins's song ever! In my opinion it should be the #1 in this list!

This is one of the most beautiful and powerful songs I've ever listened to! It's really unfortunate that some people think it's not as good as other songs just because it's from a Disney movie!

This is such a great song! It's my favorite Phil Collins. This should be higher! Just because it was in Tarzan doesn't lower it's quality! Yeah

Accidentally voted, worst Phil song ever

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4 Against All Odds

An absolutely brilliant song... In my opinion, phil Collins best! Even groovy kind of love, one more night are fantastic ones...

Phil is something that you can't stop listening to and against all odds is just a perfect song of feelings and emotions! When you get left by a woman, who you knew very well and who knew you very well too, This song is a very good choice for that moment. Ty Phil for everything, you have made my life Better and happier!

Phil's soul roots comes to the fore in this amazing song used for the theme song of the same titled movie. No other continental singer can sing soul and interpret it like him.

My absolute favorite. Against all odds not even in the top 3

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5 Easy Lover

Absolutely brilliant song, a classic song that gets me in the mood for music :) phil collins with phillip bailey (is that his name) was some combo!

Songs like this are a dime a dozen. A timeless classic. Thanks Phil.

Heard this for the first time at work today and I was like wow! This is great song! I'm 16 as well! Top quality

One of the very first song that got me hooked to Phil. Don’t usually listen to Pop music but this got me to explore more Pop music!

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6 One More Night

Beautiful song. Sax solo kills me every time

Such a smooth love jazz

The sax at the end is a big throwback! &

What a mood stabilizer ***

7 I Wish It Would Rain Down

Should be number 1 in my opinion

The last 2 minutes of the song are so powerful! I love this song. Never gets old.

Just never gets old. Could listen to it a million times.

So many interpretations!

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8 I Don't Care Anymore

Yea I don't know why this is not number 2. Need I say more?

Perfect song with great tune. Why its number 8 I won't understand, I agree with 2 though or even number 1.

Song was in Grand Theft Auto and always reminds me of Michael, vouch

One of Phil's greatest hits, kind of a 'In The Air Tonight' part two. Very powerful.

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9 Do You Remember

I remember. Don't worry.

In my opinion, one of the best songs sung by Legendary Phil Collins. If give it a higher rating, every time I listen to this song, I'm taken into a trance. Beautiful!

One of my all time favorite songs...it still brings me to tears this very day!

Beautiful!

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10 Sussudio

Really this should be top 3 at least

One of the catchiest songs of all time

One of the best songs of all time

Top 3 never wears out.

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The Contenders

11 Take Me Home

This song has stood the test of time better than some of his others. Still love this song and the lyrics.

22? How is that even possible?

Deserves a better place. Coupled with the deep lyrics is the distinct music that makes this track so unique.

2nd only to In The Air Tonight.

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12 True Colors

Phil Collins sings this song incredibly. The song is sung with passion, meaning and his voice is incredible.

One of the most underrated, singer/songwriters I have ever known far better than any American trash

His version is a lot easier to listen to then Cyndi's - Curti2594

Superb

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13 You Can't Hurry Love

One of those songs that just makes you smile every time you listen to it. Easily Phil Collins' best song. That being said, I prefer the progressive rock material that Collins recorded while being a part of Genesis, Dancing with the Moonlit Knight would be his best song as Genesis' drummer and Dance on a Volcano would be his best song as Genesis' drummer/singer. - fidelcanojr

I like this song much better than the supremes version. Phil collins does such an awesome job!

This is a timeless song that really reflects positivity, hope, and self empowerment. The vocals are superb and the strong drum beats shows the best of Collins

Just a great song, and Collins does a nice job with it. Terrific Holland-Dozier-Holland song done originally by the incomparable Supremes.

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14 A Groovy Kind of Love

When I am feeling blue... All I have to do is take a look at you and I am not so blue...

The song take me back to 80's when I was still young and hot

15 Son of Man

It's from Tarzan! The fast-paced tempo and the lyrics are undeniably catchy and uplifting.

This song deserves to be in the top five at LEAST!

This song never fails to motivate make me happy! Must be higher up.

It makes me happy

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16 Can't Stop Loving You

Can't stop loving this song

How on earth is this not on the list?! This was always one of my favourite songs as a kid!

Beautiful lyrics it's just an awesome song.

Long distance love song with my special man.

17 Strangers Like Me

His catchiest song

18 Long Long Way to Go

I think this & "Man In The Mirror" by Michael Jackson should play in the ever absorbent minds of ALL beings. thanks & ❤!

19 Something Happened on the Way to Heaven

The way the trumpets, vocals and drum come together in this song is simply awesome. The chorus is just so uplifting on this song, it's amazing!

Very cute song and catchy lyrics.

Just an amazing song! You can't be quiet listening to it!

Since whos said I would isn't here I really grew to love this song

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20 Separate Lives

Perfect love song

Brilliant song

I love this!

Just love it!

21 Two Hearts

Love love love this song! It makes me happy every time I hear it.

22 This Must Be Love
23 Two Worlds

Simple lyrics, but Phil transforms my living room into someplace else whenever I listen to this. Filled with hope!

Aside from the fact that this is from Tarzan, this song is just fantastic!

24 On My Way

So spiritual, it really inspires me to go on my way. The moment is played in Brother Bear is part of my childhood.

Such a fun song! - Curti2594

25 Don't Lose My Number

Its ridiculous how low this song is rated, should be at least top 10 in my opinion

Aw man...This was my childhood favorite! BILLIE

top5 easy.

I just love this song! Can�'t understand why it is so down in the rating

26 Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away
27 Everyday

Best song from his Both Sides album, I love it if it would've been on the number one charts! This is a very beautiful mid-tempo ballad that Phil could've ranked it in his own compilation of best songs.

This is the most worthy listening to song by Phil Collins. To me it's his best song ever. It is underrated by people who don't listen to it but those who listen to this song agree it's his greatest song ever.

One of the favorite of Phil Collins, though it's a lost gem and could have been possible if it were his hit?

My favorite song!

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28 That's Just the Way It Is

The song is great

29 Both Sides of the Story

Exceptionally underrated song, so powerful.

30 Hang in Long Enough
31 Look Through My Eyes
32 Find a Way to My Heart

My absolute favorite from But Seriously... Which seriously is the only album I have which I love every single track. This should have been a top 3 choice. If you haven't heard it, please do. You will not be disappointed. Great lyrics and fabulous instrumentals!

Most underrated song from his... But seriously album!

Best Phil Collins song by a longshot. Very underrated.

Agreed. This track is really underrated.

33 All of My Life
34 If Leaving Me is Easy

Great one! Hold your breath a while and hear this song...

The most amazing in crowd of amazing songs

If leaving me is easy

35 I Missed Again

I want you to watch the music video and tell me that isn't the best thing you've seen all day.

36 Take Me With You

This is a great song

37 You Know What I Mean

Unusual because it's such a raw and stripped-down ballad, and the song just has a special intensity to it. Very underrated.

38 We Wait and We Wonder
39 Another Time
40 No Way Out
41 The Roof is Leaking
42 Do You Know, Do You Care?

Very dark and intense

43 Love Police
44 Lorenzo
45 Just Another Story
46 Thru These Walls
47 River So Wide
48 I Cannot Believe It's True

The most underrated and my favorite Phil Collins song. I just love the use of the Phenix Horns, of Earth, Wind and Fire fame, along with strong Phil Collins vocals. Just a great upbeat song.

49 The Least You Can Do
50 In My Lonely Room
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