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Another Day in Paradise by Phil Collins
Album: ...But SeriouslyReleased: 1989Charted:
This addresses the problem of ignoring the needy and homeless. It's a rare Phil Collins hit with a socially conscious message.
David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, and Nash, sings on this. Crosby worked with Collins on and off through the late '80s to early '90s; Collins performed background vocals for Crosby's 1993 song, "Hero," from the album Thousand Roads. (thanks, Jeff - Kendall Park, NJ, for above 2)
R&B singer Brandy recorded this in 2001. (thanks, Cindy - Sydney, Australia)
This won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
Collins told The Mail on Sunday: "I wrote this after being in Washington DC where I was amazed by how many people I saw living in boxes."
The song won the 1990 Brit Award for Best Single.