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Silver Award – Phil Collins – Marilyn Martin – Separate Lives

Separate Lives was a originally a song written by Stephen Bishop whom Phil Collins had been a friend of, Phil liked the song so much be asked if he could arrange and record a version for himself. Following on from the success Phil Collins had with Against All Odds Taylor Hackford approached Phil Collins again when Taylor was making/directing a film called White Nights.

The song is a duet was performed by Marilyn Martin and Phil Collins, the single was released into the UK Charts on 23rd November 1985, reaching number and remaining in the charts for 13 weeks.

Phil provided his version of Separate Lives with help from Arif Mardin and Hugh Padgham.

Side A

Separate Lives ( love theme from White Nights )

Side B

Only You Know and I Know

Released on Virgin Records (VS 818)

Separate lives Produced by Arif Mardin, Phil Collins, Hugh Padgham.

Only You Know and I Know Produced by Hugh Padgham and Phil Collins.

Note: This is the BPI Silver single award for sales of the single Separate Lives, certified on the 1st December 1985 according to the BPI archive.

Further note: We would like to thank Chris Simmons for the opportunity to photograph his award!

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