Phil Collins’ theme LORENZO’S OIL / The speed of The Overcoming Triumph

From his album …But Seriously, the song Lorenzo was inspired by a child who suffered from a rare form of adrenoleukodystrophy and was told by the doctors he had no chance to live past the age of 15.  The songs lyrics written by young man after he in his family would not accept a negative medical outlook.

Beautiful story behind a beautiful song>

Phil Collins Road keyboardist upon hearing this song said “Phil, this is the best lyric you have ever come up with! This song I’ve heard from you in years,” to which Phil replied “that’s ironic because the lyric was written by Lorenzo himself!”