MAY 1981 (31 YEARS AGO)
Phil Collins: “In The Air Tonight” b/w “The Roof Is Leaking” (Atlantic 3824) 45 single is released in the US.
“In the Air Tonight” is a song by Phil Collins that first appeared on his 1981 album Face Value. It was recorded in 1979 and was the first single of Collins’ solo career, and remains one of his best-known hits. The music video, directed by Stuart Orme, was released in 1981.
It peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #2 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.