Simon Philip N. Collins is a British-Canadian musician and drummer/lead vocalist of the progressive rock band, Sound of Contact. Simon Collins is the son of English drummer and singer Phil Collins and Collins' first wife, Andrea Bertorelli. Reviewers have compared his vocals to his father's.
Simon Collins was born in Hammersmith, London, England, but grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, having moved there when he was eight years old. Collins taught himself to play drums at age five. By fourteen, Simon was drumming in various bands in and around Vancouver. Additionally, he taught himself to play the piano and guitar and started writing music at an early age.