Peter Gabriel Reacts To Phil Collins Comeback Plans

12/11/2013
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(Classic Rock) Peter Gabriel is glad that former Genesis bandmate Phil Collins is considering coming out of retirement. But while he won't rule out a classic lineup reunion of the influential prog band, he's not fully convinced it will ever happen.

Collins retired in 2011 but last month suggested he was reconsidering the decision, saying: "I have started thinking about doing new stuff. Some shows again, even with Genesis. Everything is possible."

Asked what he thinks of his former colleague's comments, Gabriel tells Rolling Stone: "Good! I think he got himself into a bit of a hole, and that's great news he's coming out of it. It doesn't have to involve work but if it does, that's a great indicator."

His reaction leads to the inevitable question about a Genesis reunion, with the possibility having been raised on several occasions over the last decade. Gabriel replies: "It's never been ruled out. I'm trying to picture a time when it would top my priorities list though." He had more to say about it.

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