Phil Collins: My Life in 15 Songs

The singer on the critics who hate him, the rappers who love him and why he's also a little sick of "Sussudio"

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"Another Day in Paradise" (1989)

This is one I got a lot of flak for because I'm a multimillionaire. It was inspired by an incident in Washington, D.C. We were driving around in a limo and I saw all these boxes on Capitol Hill. It was snowing, and I said, "What's going on here? Is there some sort of demonstration?" Someone said, "No, that's where these people live." I just thought, "This is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. How can this happen?" It put a bee in my bonnet.

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