However, none of this is as important as the excuse this retrospective provides for the introduction of a great new karaoke game to the world: the "Philibuster." Here's how the Philibuster works: You and two amigos are in an all-but-empty karaoke bar on a Sunday or Monday night, where you're likely to virtually control the mic. The requirements, then, are twofold: Nothing can be sung except Phil Collins songs, and the singer cannot pick any of his own titles. Herein, Easy Lovers may be forced to belt out a rollicking "Sussudio" at their buddy's behest, and Groovy Kind of Guys might find themselves in a "Land of Confusion" over the span of three and a half puppet-laden minutes. Any way you slice the pie, it's all Phil, all the time -- with no end in sight until the bartender meets your demands for ten-cent well drinks and a five a.m. last call. Hence the name "Philibuster": a grating-yet-effective means to maximizing your evening out.
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