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Phil Collins working with British songstress Adele

Published on Jan 25, 2014 7:48 AM
 
Veteran British rocker Phil Collins said in comments aired on Friday that he has started collaborating with compatriot Adele, reported to be working on a follow-up to her hit 2011 album 21. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALI YUSOFF

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Veteran British rocker Phil Collins said in comments aired on Friday that he has started collaborating with compatriot Adele, reported to be working on a follow-up to her hit 2011 album 21. The former Genesis frontman, who effectively retired from music a few years ago, gave no more details of his cooperation with the multiple Grammy-winning British songstress.

"I've just started to work with Adele," he told a TV interviewer for Inside South Florida, adding: "She contacted me to write together."

Collins, 62, said he had not known much about 25-year-old London-born Adele, who had huge hits with songs including Someone Like You and Rolling In The Deep.

"I wasn't actually too aware. I live in a cave," he joked. "But she's achieved an incredible amount. I really love her voice. I love some of that stuff she's done, too," he added.

 
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