I can barely hold the drumstick in my hand

Phil Collins, one of the most important British musicians, said in an interview with the BBC promoting the next and final Genesis tour that he can now barely hold a drumstick in his hands to play his drums due to physical problems. which he has suffered for years now.

Phil Collins (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins, one of the most important British musicians he said in a BBC interview promoting Genesis’ next and final tour that he can now barely hold a drumstick in his hands to play his drums. The musician and singer, in fact, has had quite a few health problems in recent years, and following an operation his nerves were affected to the point of making it difficult for him to play the drums, but which also forced him to perform seated. during the concerts made in recent years. Collins, 70, explained that he was frustrated by these difficulties and pain.

“I am a bit physically exhausted, which is very frustrating because I would like to play on stage” said the singer during the interview with the BBC in which he spoke of the return of one of the bands that wrote important pages of world music. Collins underwent an operation in 2009 and later in 2015, and it was during the latter that he had nerve problems, in addition to the diabetes he suffers from. “I can barely hold the drumstick with this hand, so there are some physical problems that are giving me some trouble,” Collins continued to the BBC.

Winner of eight Grammy Awards, Phil Collins has written important pages of world music, both with Genesis and as a soloist, especially between the 80s and 90s with songs like “In the air tonight”, “Another day in paradise”, “You can hurry love” and “One more night” among others. In 2011, however, the singer had announced his definitive retirement from the scene, thinking about it after a few years, in 2017, when I return with a series of concerts entitled “Not Dead Yet” which took the title from his autobiography. The next Genesis tour, in which son Nic will play drums, will be the last: “We are all men of a certain age and I think in a way it is time to put a point. I know if I want to be out and about on tour more “.

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