Lately something interesting has been happening in the world of Phil Collins. He's finally getting some goddamn respect.
See, for years it's been easy to take jabs at Mr. Collins. Why, exactly? Who knows. It was a weird mob mentality sort of thing that seemed to spread throughout the internet like dominoes. But, when Collins announced that he'd be coming out of retirement about a month ago, that all changed.
Since then, think pieces have flooded the internet, crying out in defense of the man who gave Tarzan a soundtrack.
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There was this one from Salon. The Guardian got in their two cents. And our sister paper, L.A. Weekly, even weighed in on the matter, assuring us it was safe to drop the security blanket of Collins hatred.
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