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The Best Phil Collins Albums of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 787 votes 261 voters 9.9k views11 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Formerly the drummer for Genesis, Phil Collins is considered one of the best drummers of all time and greatest rock artists too. Since he's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Phil Collins albums, with the help of your votes. While many classify him in the soft rock an AOR genre, a good portion of Collins' catalog is very heavy and danceable -- Singles like "In the Air Tonight" and "Sussudio" are two perfect examples of this. 

This Phil Collins discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Phil Collins albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Phil Collins singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Phil Collins album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Phil Collins album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Examples of albums on this list include Face Value (1981) and Both Sides (1993). This list of popular Phil Collins CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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  • 1. Sussudio
    2. Only You Know and I Know
    3. Long Long Way to Go
    4. I Don't Wanna Know
    5. One More Night
    6. Don't Lose My Number
    7. Who Said I Would
    8. Doesn't Anybody Stay Together Anymore
    9. Inside Out
    10. Take Me Home

    • Release Date: 1985
    • Artist: Phil Collins
    • Tracks: Only You Know and I Know, Inside Out, One More Night
    • Label: Atlantic Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Synthpop, Funk
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  • 1. Hang in Long Enough
    2. That's Just the Way It Is
    3. Do You Remember?
    4. Something Happened on the Way to Heaven
    5. Colours
    6. I Wish It Would Rain Down
    7. Another Day in Paradise
    8. Heat on the Street
    9. All of My Life
    10. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
    11. Father to Son
    12. Find a Way to My Heart

    • Release Date: 1989
    • Artist: Phil Collins
    • Tracks: Colours, All of My Life, Hang In Long Enough
    • Length (mins): 00:59:47
    • Label: Atlantic Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock
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    1. I Don't Care Anymore
    2. I Cannot Believe It's True
    3. Like China
    4. Do You Know, Do You Care?
    5. You Can't Hurry Love
    6. It Don't Matter to Me
    7. Thru These Walls
    8. Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away
    9. The West Side
    10. Why Can't It Wait 'Til Morning

    • Release Date: 1982
    • Artist: Phil Collins
    • Tracks: Why Can't It Wait 'Til Morning, Do You Know, Do You Care?
    • Genres (Music): Soft rock, Pop rock
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  • 1. In the Air Tonight
    2. This Must Be Love
    3. Behind the Lines
    4. The Roof Is Leaking
    5. Droned
    6. Hand in Hand
    7. I Missed Again
    8. You Know What I Mean
    9. Thunder and Lightning
    10. I'm Not Moving
    11. If Leaving Me Is Easy
    12. Tomorrow Never Knows
    13. Over the Rainbow

    • Release Date: 1981
    • Artist: Phil Collins
    • Tracks: Thunder and Lightning, This Must Be Love, Behind the Lines
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B
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