Last Domino: Phil Collins bids emotional farewell to fans amid health issues

He joked, "It’s the last stop of our tour, and it’s the last show for Genesis. After tonight we all have to get real jobs."
Last Domino: Phil Collins bids emotional farewell to fans amid health issues
Phil Collins sat through the show (Picture: Bav Media / SplashNews.com)

Iconic singer-songwriter, Philip David Charles Collins LVO, bade an emotional farewell to fans during his last ever concert amid health issues.

The legendary drummer teamed up with rock band 'Genesis' bandmates Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks for their final gig at London's 02 Saturday evening.

Daily Mail reported that the 71-year-old performed the show, which was postponed to this year due to the coronavirus, while sitting down.

The tour kicked off in Birmingham last October but the band was forced to postpone the dates soon after, due to members of the band testing positive for Covid.

Collins has suffered from numerous health issues in recent years, including dislocating vertebrae in his neck in 2007 that left nerve damage to his hands. He has used a cane since 2015, when he had back surgery, and revealed in September he can "barely hold" a drumstick.

UK Metro added that the In The Air Tonight crooner who was unable to play the drums but still rocked out with his vocals.

During the show, he joked, "It’s the last stop of our tour, and it’s the last show for Genesis. After tonight we all have to get real jobs."

Phil’s son, Nic Collins, took over playing the drums for his father on the tour.

The group is known for hits such as Invisible Touch, I Can’t Dance and Land of Confusion.

The Last Domino? Tour was the band’s first time on the road since their Turn It On Again world tour in 2007.

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