A Mexican church has unveiled the largest statue of the baby Jesus in the world… and it looks a lot like an 80s-era Phil Collins.
The New York Post report that the massive sculpture stands at almost 22ft tall and weighs 2000lbs and has been placed at La Epifania del Señor church in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.
Local priest Humberto Rodriguez says: “There is a space of between 26ftt between the ceiling and the floor and I ordered a statue measuring 21ft, but I never intended to make it the biggest baby Jesus statue in the world.”
As for the likeness to the former Genesis star, Rodriguez wouldn’t say.
Apparently, the previous record holder for the biggest baby Jesus statue was 16ft tall and weighed 661lbs.
It’s reported that Rodriguez has contacted the Guinness World Records to claim the title.
Tomorrow (November 22), Collins will reissue his fourth solo album …But Seriously to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
The new version will arrive through Rhino Records and will be limited to just 1000 double LP sets, with the 12-track follow-up to 1985’s No Jacket Required pressed on turquoise vinyl.
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- Genesis - Wind & Wuthering - 2nd - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $13.70, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 18-Oct-2021 16:39)on October 20, 2021 at 7:52 am
GENESIS Wind & Wuthering (80s UK second issue of the 1976 9-track LP on the blue 'Madhatter' Charisma label, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shows light wear and the vinyl has minimal sign of play CDS4005)
- Genesis - Great Western Express + Stickers - UK - tour programme - £125.00, $171.25, €147.50 (New Item) (arrived 08-Oct-2021 16:29)on October 20, 2021 at 7:52 am
GENESIS / VARIOUS Great Western Express (Rare 1972 UK 44 page programme for the four day festival event, held in Lincoln from the 26th to the 29th of May. This was the first major festival appearance by Genesis and before they had released their fourth studio album, Foxtrot, which would have been in the writing stage at the time they performed. Other artists on the line-up included Buddy Miles, Rory Gallagher, Nazareth, Roxy Music, Faces, Status Quo, Slade and even Monty Python's Flying Circus, with biographical text for most of the bands, although some were not so lucky, like Status Quo who were late additions. The programme remains in an amazing condition, with little wear or signs of age. This also includes three rare original circular stickers featuring a fully colour logo and remains unused. A stunning item!)
- Phil Collins - Serious Hits...Live! - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £35.00, $47.95, €41.30 (New Item) (arrived 04-Oct-2021 12:07)on October 20, 2021 at 7:52 am
PHIL COLLINS Serious Hits...Live! (1990 UK 15-track double vinyl LP. Phil's first greatest live hits package recorded at various locations during the Serious Tour 1990, gatefold picture sleeve with live montage inners. The sleeve shows minimalwear and the vinyl is Near Mint PCLP1)
- Genesis - Duke - German - vinyl LP - £12.00, $16.44, €14.16 (Back In Stock) (arrived 04-Oct-2021 13:00)on October 20, 2021 at 7:52 am
GENESIS Duke (1980 German large Madhatter label 12-track LP, the tenth longplayer bridging the gap between their earlier progressive roots & later pop exploits, glossy gatefold 'Koechlin' picture sleeve with 'Aus Dem Hause Phonogram' logo on the reverse. The sleeve is in nice shape, retaining its original shape, with just some small indentations, some age discoloration and edgewear, whilst the vinyl barely appears played!)
- Genesis - And Then There Were Three - 1st - UK - vinyl LP - £12.00, $16.44, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 04-Oct-2021 13:48)on October 20, 2021 at 7:52 am
GENESIS And Then There Were Three (1978 UK first press 11-track LP, on the small 'Madhatter' label with 'Phonogram Ltd' perimeter text, gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics inside. The album was named accordingly to reflect the band at that stage filtering down to three members, the first after Steve Hackett's departure. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play CDS4010)