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

Hands down the best. One of my favorite songs. People don't even understand how dark this song is. They sing it and have no idea what is being conveyed here. This is a great dark song. The best. Haunting song.

Just a great song

Just superb.

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2 Another Day in Paradise

Should be at top, this is unique!

The complete phil collins song.

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.

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3 Against All Odds

Totally agree with Britgirl! This song came out just as my first love broke up with me after 3 years. The song, the wishing for one more chance, and the devastating unexpected breakup are all tied together in my mind...

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.

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4 You'll Be in My Heart

Accidentally voted, worst Phil song ever

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

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5 Easy Lover

BEST Phil Collins' song! LOVE it!

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!

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

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

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6 One More Night

Man if you were going through a break up this song would need a bottle of booze

The sax at the end is a big throwback! &

Beautiful song. Sax solo kills me every time

Such a smooth love jazz

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7 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

I like the song even though phil u remind me of my childhood I love you phil

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8 Take Me Home

This was on Miami vice. When Crockett and Tubbs were flying back to Miami after leaving New York. The title of this episode was "Homeward bound ". I should know because I have seen every episode. Best one of them was called " payback "

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.

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9 I Wish It Would Rain Down

Phil Collins has genuinely changed my life. His singing, his drumming, his composing, his warm nature as both a celebrity and an everyday man, I could go on all day. I've been a fan all my life but it wasn't until I went through some hard times at uni that I realised how truly incredible he is; his music pulled me through. Last year I was lucky enough to see him in concert and it remains one of the best moments of my life. All my thanks and respect goes out to this legend x

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.

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10 Sussudio

Time to dance! - Gehenna

Really this should be top 3 at least

One of the catchiest songs of all time

One of the best songs of all time

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The Contenders

11 True Colors

I like Cyndi's version better

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

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12 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

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

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

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

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13 Do You Remember

The music video brings me to tears. I also experienced falling in love and having to move away to another town. But yet I remember now that it's over.

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 still brings me to tears this very day!

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14 Don't Lose My Number

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

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

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

top5 easy.

15 A Groovy Kind of Love

I remember college nights making love to this song

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

16 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!

17 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.

Best pop song ever in my opinion

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18 Two Hearts

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

19 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 & ❤!

20 Strangers Like Me

His catchiest song

21 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!

So catchy! This song is great.

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22 Separate Lives

I love this!

Perfect love song

Brilliant song

Just love it!

23 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.

24 Both Sides of the Story

Exceptionally underrated song, so powerful.

25 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

26 Everyday

When you mention Phil Collins, this is the song that comes to my mind straight away - amazing lyrics, beautiful melody - the one that made me purchase an expensive ticket to see him live.

My favorite song!

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.

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27 Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away
28 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.

29 Look Through My Eyes
30 If Leaving Me is Easy

The most amazing in crowd of amazing songs

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

If leaving me is easy

31 All of My Life
32 That's Just the Way It Is

The song is great

33 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.

34 This Must Be Love
35 Take Me With You

This is a great song

36 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.

37 We Wait and We Wonder
38 Another Time
39 The Roof is Leaking
40 Thru These Walls

A really creepy but interesting song.

41 No Way Out
42 Hang in Long Enough
43 Do You Know, Do You Care?

Very dark and intense

44 Love Police
45 Lorenzo
46 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.

47 Just Another Story
48 River So Wide
49 The Least You Can Do
50 In My Lonely Room
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Top Remixes (16)

1. In the Air Tonight
2. Another Day in Paradise
3. True Colors
1. Against All Odds
2. You'll Be in My Heart
3. Another Day in Paradise
1. In the Air Tonight
2. Take Me Home
3. Another Day in Paradise

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