Info Panel
You are here:   Home  /  Album Phil Collins  /  Going Back

Going Back

Standard Edition

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)” Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr. 2:32
2. “(Love Is Like a) Heatwave” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:53
3. “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby 3:03
4. “Some of Your Lovin'” Gerry Goffin, Carole King 3:19
5. “In My Lonely Room” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:25
6. “Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While)” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:59
7. “Blame It on the Sun” Wonder, Syreeta Wright 3:27
8. “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” Whitfield, Barrett Strong 6:44
9. “Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer” Wonder, Wright 2:59
10. “Standing in the Shadows of Love” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:42
11. “Do I Love You” Peter Anders, Phil Spector, Vincent Poncia Jr. 2:50
12. “Jimmy Mack” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:56
13. “Something About You” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:47
14. “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone” Holland-Dozier-Holland 2:40
15. “Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever” Ivy Jo Hunter, Wonder 2:48
16. “Going to a Go-Go” Warren Moore, William Robinson, Jr., Robert Rogers, Marvin Tarplin 2:49
17. “Talkin About My Baby” Curtis Mayfield 2:47
18. “Going Back” Goffin, King 4:36
Total length:

The Ultimate Edition

Expanded 25-Track CD
The 7 Bonus Tracks on the CD are:
“Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” (Whitfield/Holland) – 2:42
“You’ve Been Cheatin'” (Mayfield) – 2:35
“Don’t Look Back” (Robinson/Ronald White) – 3:06
“You Really Got a Hold on Me” (Robinson) – 3:07
“Ain’t That Peculiar” (Robinson/Tarplin/White) – 3:05
“Nowhere to Run” (Holland–Dozier–Holland) – 3:06
“Dancing in the Street” (Hunter/William “Mickey” Stevenson/Marvin Gaye) – 2:44

iTunes has a Digital Download Deluxe Version in the “iTunes LP” HD format which contains 26 (of the 29) audio songs plus the music video for “(Love Is Like a) Heatwave”. The “iTunes LP” HD format contains complete song lyrics and a Digital Photo Gallery.

The Ultimate Edition

DVD Bonus Tracks

In addition to the expanded 25-track CD, the DVD contains the complete Going Back Session Recordings – all 29 tracks which can be transferred to your PC as either WAV or mp3 (320kbit/s) files.
The 4 Bonus Tracks on the DVD are:
“Too Many Fish in the Sea” (Whitfield/Holland) – 2:31
“You Keep Me Hangin’ On” (Holland–Dozier–Holland) (This track also an iTunes Digital Bonus Track) – 2:58
“Tears of a Clown” (Robinson/Wonder/Hank Cosby) – 3:00
“Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” (Whitfield/Strong/Janie Bradford) – 3:07
You can also play all 29 tracks with a different replica 7″ Vinyl Record sleeve presented for each track.

The DVD also contains the following Video Materials:

Going Back … The Home Movie – 87 minute documentary narrated by Phil Collins

A Conversation With Phil Collins – 22 minute documentary includes on-camera Phil Collins interview plus behind-the-scenes and additional interviews with other participants.
“(Love Is Like a) Heatwave” – Music Video
“Going Back” – Music Video

A retailer-exclusive version of Going Back was offered at Best Buy in the United States. This includes an additional DVD containing only a 30-minute interview with Phil Collins.[66] The DVD is packaged with the CD in a special 2-disc jewel case, and is apparently the only version of the album with a bonus disc being sold at U.S. retail stores. Other versions containing the bonus tracks and the DVD described above can still be ordered online at the official Phil Collins website by U.S. customers. While versions of the album including the bonus tracks and video material listed above do not appear to be available at any retail store, they are available via online retailers, like

Phil Collins has previously recorded two of the extra tracks found on the “Ultimate Edition” DVD. “Tears of a Clown” was recorded as a B-side in 2002. In addition, he recorded “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” as a duet with Manhattan Transfer on their 1995 album Tonin’. Both these tracks were newly recorded for Going Back.

Album Credits

Phil Collins – Drums, Vocals
Ray Monette – Guitar
Eddie Willis – Guitar
Bob Babbitt – Bass
Ronnie Caryl – Acoustic Guitar
Brad Cole – Keyboards
Connie Jackson-Comegys – Backing Vocals
Lynne Fiddmont-Linsey – Backing Vocals
Jason Rebello – Piano, Vibes
John Aram – Trombone, Handclaps, Fingersnaps
Guy Barker – Trumpet
Tom Rees-Roberts – Trumpet
Daryl Stuermer – Guitar
Phil Todd – Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Piccolo
Graeme Blevins – Tenor Saxophone
Menhuin Academy – Strings
Celeste-Marie Roy – Bassoon

Yvan Bing – Master Engineer


Awards and Cerifications


Gold Certification (Album) 10 September 2010 WARNER MUSIC (ATLANTIC) Released 13 September 2010

  2010  /  Album Phil Collins, Album/Song, Going Back  /  Last Updated February 2, 2013 by The-Archiver  /