I'm pretty excited about my newest project and wanted to share.
I've been a huge Phil Collins fan for well over 30 years, but I've never really put too much though into actually having a kit like Phil's. But this year I finally decided to go ahead and put together a set like his.
I know Phil never played a full Ludwig kit, but I've always loved their drums and decided that would be my own spin on the project. That Ludwig concert toms are plentiful also helped convince me. But with that detail I suppose it isn't really a replica kit as much as a tribute kit. No matter, it's a blast to play.
Even though his setup didn't change too much from 1981 on, I decided (at least for now) to try to replicate the specific kit he used in 1981 on his first solo album Face Value, and the Genesis albums Abacab and Three Sides Live. It really just boils down to cymbal placement, but having that big swish right up front is a lot of fun!
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Compared to what I was replicating:
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