Best known as a member of Genesis, whom he joined in 1970 as a drummer, then becoming the lead vocalist in 1975 after the departure of Peter Gabriel.
He began a solo career in 1981, while remaining a member of Genesis.
Father of Simon Collins (with his first wife; marriage ended 1978); of Lily Collins (with his second wife Jill Tavelman; married, 4.8.1984, marriage ended, 1994); and of Nicholas Collins & Mathew Collins (with his third wife; married 1999, divorced 2008).
Writing & Arrangement
|Various||Against All Odds (as Collins/Charles) Various - Wicker Park (Soundtrack Album) (Comp, Album)||Lakeshore Records||Europe||2004||Sell This Version|
|Various||Against All Odds (as Collins/Charles) Various - Chillout 06/The Ultimate Chillout (Comp)||Nettwerk America||US||2005||Sell This Version|