Philip Kenneth “Phil” Collen is the co-lead guitarist and one of the backing vocalists for the English rock band Def Leppard. He joined the band in 1982 following the departure of Pete Willis. Enjoy Phil Collen’s best quotes below.
“That was the most exciting period, I think: at first, when you get the success on that really large scale.”
“We’d played for years to half-empty clubs in England.”
“Every night is a joy; you get an hour and a half of all these hits. It’s a lot of fun.”
“The big thing that everyone forgets, you’re famous and on TV and everything, but I think there’s something very rewarding to be able to write a song, record it, and have it turn out as you heard it in your head, or even better.”