The Man with the Horn (song)

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"The Man with the Horn"
Song by Phil Collins
from the album Sussudio (UK single)
One More Night (US single)
Released1984
Recorded1982
GenreRock
Length3:55
LabelAtlantic, Virgin, WEA
Songwriter(s)Phil Collins
Producer(s)Phil Collins, Hugh Padgham

"The Man with the Horn" is a song performed by Genesis drummer Phil Collins, and released as a B-side for two singles from No Jacket Required. The song was originally recorded during sessions for Collins' second album, Hello, I Must Be Going!, in 1982, although It appeared as the B-side to "Sussudio" in the U.K., and as the B-side to "One More Night" in the United States. The song was re-written for an episode of Miami Vice in which Collins guest-starred called "Phil The Shill." The song was renamed "(Life is a) Rat Race.".[1] Collins has said he has "no emotional attachment" to the song.[2] The song was rereleased as a single, and as part of the “Other Sides” album in 2019. Before being rereleased, it charted at #38 on the Mainstream Rock Chart, in 1985. [3]

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  1. ^ "Phil the Shill". Miami Vice. Season 2. Episode 211. 13 December 1985.
  2. ^ "Turn it on Again- A Genesis Forum - PC's Forum Messages 2004 to 2006". Turn it on Again- A Genesis Forum. November 2004. Archived from the original on 12 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - Phil Collins". billboard.com. Retrieved 21 September 2008.