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|"Both Sides of the Story"|
|Single by Phil Collins|
|from the album Both Sides|
|Phil Collins singles chronology|
"Both Sides of the Story" is a song performed by Phil Collins and was released in 1993 as the lead single from his fifth album Both Sides , released the same year. The song reached number seven on the UK Singles Chart but only reached number 25 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It charted the highest in Canada, peaking at number two on the RPM Top Singles chart. Although not a major commercial success, it won acclaim from some critics.[ citation needed ]
Its B-side varied, as copies of the single included either "Always" or "Rad Dudeski".
The video, mainly shot in New York, follows the lyrics of the song. The first section cuts between Collins singing and images of a gutter and homeless people. The second section shows Collins inside a house, sitting on the stairs. He watches a married couple arguing, while their children watch. After the chorus, a military unit is shown patrolling a town while children spray-paint the walls. The final section portrays the story of a confrontation with a ghetto kid threatening another man with a gun. (This scene was inspired by the 1991 Lawrence Kasdan film Grand Canyon .)The video ends with shots of New York and the people, cutting like the first section, again with Collins singing the closing lyrics.
"Another Day in Paradise" is a song recorded by English drummer and singer-songwriter Phil Collins. Produced by Collins along with Hugh Padgham, it was released as the first single from his number-one album ...But Seriously (1989). As with his song for Genesis, "Man on the Corner", the track has as its subject the problem of homelessness; as such, the song was a substantial departure from the dance-pop music of his previous album, No Jacket Required (1985).
"Jesus He Knows Me" is the second track on the 1991 Genesis album We Can't Dance and its fourth single. The song is a satire of televangelism, released in a period when several televangelists such as Jimmy Swaggart, Robert Tilton and Jim Bakker were under investigation for promising financial success to their listeners, provided they sent money to them. The song reached No. 10 in Canada, No. 20 in the United Kingdom and No. 23 in the United States.
"I Can't Dance" is the fourth track from the Genesis album We Can't Dance and was the second single from the album. The lyrics were written by drummer Phil Collins and the music was written by the whole band. The song peaked at number seven on both the US Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart and received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals in 1993. The song also reached number one in Belgium and the Netherlands while peaking within the top five in Austria, Canada, Germany, and Portugal.
"No Son of Mine" is a song by British rock group Genesis, released as the lead single from their 1991 album, We Can't Dance. It reached No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It was also a top-ten hit in several European countries and peaked atop Canada's RPM Top Singles chart for five weeks.
"Invisible Touch" is the title track and first single from the 1986 album of the same name by the English rock band Genesis. The song is a group composition which featured lyrics written by drummer and singer Phil Collins.
"Crazy on You" is a song by American rock band Heart from their debut studio album, Dreamboat Annie (1975). It was released in March 1976 as the album's third single in Canada and the album's debut single in the United States. It reached the top 25 in Canada and the top 35 in the US. Its greatest success occurred in the Netherlands and Belgium where it peaked at number 2 and 13, respectively, in early 1977 after its release as the second single from Dreamboat Annie in those countries. It is considered one of Heart's signature songs as it is one of the most played tracks on classic rock radio stations in the US and was one of the two songs Heart played during their performance the evening of their induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
"True Colors" is a song written by American songwriters Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. It was both the title track and the first single released from American singer Cyndi Lauper's second album. It was the only original song on the album that Lauper did not help to write. Released late in the summer of 1986, the song would become a major hit for Lauper, spending two weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her last single to occupy the top of the U.S. chart. It received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
"Easy Lover" is a song performed by Philip Bailey, of Earth, Wind & Fire, and Phil Collins, of Genesis, and jointly written and composed by Bailey, Collins, and Nathan East. The song appeared on Bailey's solo album, Chinese Wall. Collins has performed the song in his live concerts, and it appears on both his 1990 album, Serious Hits... Live!, and his 1998 compilation album, ...Hits. It is Bailey's only US Top 40 hit as a solo artist.
"How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" is a song written in 1982 by Doug James and Michael Bolton. The ballad has been recorded by many artists around the world, in several languages, becoming something of a modern pop standard. Instrumental versions of the song have been recorded featuring variously the piano, guitar, saxophone, pan flute, steel drum, and music box.
"Two Hearts" is a song by Phil Collins from the soundtrack to the film Buster (1988). The song was written and produced by Collins and Lamont Dozier. It reached number one in the United States and Canada in January 1989.
"I Don't Wanna Fight" is a song performed by recording artist Tina Turner. It was written by British singer Lulu, her brother Billy Lawrie, and Steve DuBerry. The song was first offered to singer Sade, who sent it on to Turner. Turner recorded it in 1993 as part of the soundtrack for her autobiographical film, What's Love Got to Do with It. Lulu's version appears as a B-side to her 1993 single "How 'Bout Us" as well as on the 2003 album The Greatest Hits.
"I Wish It Would Rain Down" is a song by Phil Collins from his 1989 album ...But Seriously, featuring lead guitar by Eric Clapton. The power ballad was a massive success in early 1990, peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and No. 1 on the RPM Top 100 in Canada; in the latter country, it was the highest-selling song of 1990. It also reached No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. Collins felt that it was as close as he had ever got, at the time, to writing a blues song.
"Woman in Chains" is a song by the English band Tears for Fears, released as the second single from their 1989 album The Seeds of Love. It has been described as a "feminist anthem".
"Break It Down Again" is a song by British band Tears for Fears, released as the first single from their 1993 album Elemental. The song was an international hit, reaching number 20 in the United Kingdom, number 25 in the United States, and the top 40 in several other countries. It topped the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and was particularly successful in Canada and Iceland, reaching numbers four and two respectively. It is one of the band's later songs with the typical late 1980s sound, using synthesizers.
"Somewhere", sometimes referred to as "Somewhere " or simply "There's a Place for Us", is a song from the 1957 Broadway musical West Side Story that was made into a film in 1961. The music is composed by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and takes a phrase from the slow movement of Beethoven's 'Emperor' Piano Concerto, which forms the start of the melody. and also a longer phrase from the main theme of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
"Something Happened on the Way to Heaven" is a song performed by Phil Collins and released in April 1990, from the 1989 album ...But Seriously. It became his final US top ten hit as a solo artist, peaking at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in February 1989. A live version also appears on the Serious Hits... Live! album. The only time the title of the song is used is the second line of the third verse. The song is often identified by the recurring hook of "How many times can I say 'I'm sorry'?".
"Do You Remember?" is a single performed by Phil Collins released in 1990 from his album ...But Seriously. The song had minor success in European countries but went to number one on both the Canadian and US Adult Contemporary charts. It also peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming the third top-ten hit from the album, and reached number one in Canada to become Collins' third consecutive number-one single from the album. A live performance of the song appears on the Serious Hits... Live! album. The live version was released as a single in Australia and Europe, where it reached number 57 on the UK Singles Chart and the top 30 in Belgium, France, Ireland and the Netherlands.
"Everyday" is a ballad song by Phil Collins released as the second single of his fifth studio album, Both Sides. It was also released as the seventh track on the 2004 compilation album, Love Songs: A Compilation... Old and New. The single achieved success mostly in North America in the spring of 1994.
"Hero" is a single performed by David Crosby from his third studio album Thousand Roads. The recording features Phil Collins, who produced it, co-wrote the song with Crosby, sang backing vocals and also played drums, keyboards, and drum machine. It is not, however, a duet, as Crosby sings lead throughout, while Collins is only heard vocally at occasional points on harmony. The song "Fare Thee Well" is a non-album track.
"Brand New Day" is a song by British musician Sting, the title track of his album Brand New Day (1999). The song features Stevie Wonder on harmonica. It was released as a single in September 1999, peaking at number 13 in the United Kingdom and reaching the top 40 on two Canadian charts. In the United States, it peaked at number three on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 and won a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2000.