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Music Review: 'A Hot Night in Paris'

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A Hot Night in Paris

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Atlantic

We gave it a C-

Phil Collins must fancy himself quite the swinger. If he isn’t swooping through the Tarzan jungle on Disney’s leafy vine, he’s moonlighting back behind the drum kit in a Benny Goodman-beefy bandstand outfit. Watch out for that tree! Collins’ sans-vocal send-ups of old Genesis solo hits thud lifelessly to earth in this tepid French concert; Do we really need a sluggish sax ‘n’ brushes reading of ”Against All Odds” in ’99? ”Merci,” Collins mumbles as the crowd claps politely. You’ll be begging for mercy. C-

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