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Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.1In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsIn the Air TonightPhil CollinsSingle
  • GB1981-01-05
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VS 102
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)XSD 16029
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)CS 16029
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)SD 16029
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)V2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)299 143
1.1In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)P-10984A
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)WE 351, WEA 99 143
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)WEA 99 143
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)299 143
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)TCV 2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)2292-54939-2
1.5In The Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsThe Chosen FewVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
K‐tel (International budget record label)TA 266
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
  • -1983
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:32Phil CollinsFace Value (made in West Germany)Phil CollinsAlbum
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV2185
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)16029‐2, 2292‐54939‐2, 299 143
1.10In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsRisky BusinessVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)V2302
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsMiami ViceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)MCA-6150
1.5In the Air Tonight5:17Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series “Miami Vice”Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US1985-11-04
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)252 493-2, JVC-428, MCAD-6150
1.5In the Air Tonight5:17Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series “Miami Vice”Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)MCA-6150
1.5In the Air Tonight5:17Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series “Miami Vice”Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)MCAC-6150
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series “Miami Vice”Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)JVC-428, MCAD-6150
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series “Miami Vice”Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)254 453-2, MCAD-6150
1.9In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsThe Best of the Prince's Trust CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records Ltd.TCD 2275
2.1In the Air Tonight?:??Phil CollinsThe Prince’s Trust CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations)STAC 2275
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsFace Value (UPC on center)Phil CollinsAlbum
  • US1987-07-07
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)16029-2, 299 143
1.10In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsRisky BusinessVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)0777 7 87436 2 0, CDV 2302
1.10In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsRisky Business (Film Soundtrack)Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV 2302
1.10In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsRisky Business: Film SoundtrackVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)0777 7 87436 2 0, CDV 2302
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace ValuePhil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)16029-2, 22925493927
1.2In the Air Tonight5:26Phil CollinsDie neue Kuschelrock CD 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS CD 463098 2
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsFace Value (Made in Japan, Printed in U.S.A.)Phil CollinsAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)16029-2, 299 143
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsDie neue Kuschelrock (1. 1989 - CBS - "Die neue Kuschelrock")Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)465952 2
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsKuschelrock 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia), Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)07-465952-10/2, 465952 2
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsKuschelrock 2 (2. 1989 - CBS - "Kuschelrock 2")Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)465952 2
1.3In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsThe Best of Miami ViceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
wea (has logo with just “wea” on it)WMC5-2
1.3In The Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsThe Best Of Miami ViceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)241 746-1
1.6In the Air Tonight5:32Phil CollinsFeelings 7Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
SR International77 617 9
1.12In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsNr 1 Hits Uit de Top 40: 1965-1991Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Magnum (Dutch Joint Venture from 1990-1997)472 631-2
1.2In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsPop Classics, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Arcade Deutschland GmbH (DE branch of Dutch "Arcade" label; this is not an imprint!)
1.1In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsPop Classics: The Long Versions, Volume 3Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint)01 6840 62
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsVirgin’s 21st Anniversary SamplerVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1993-05-01
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VVSAM 21
1.1In the Air Tonight5:36Phil CollinsFace Value (Gold CD)Phil CollinsAlbum
  • US1994-06-07
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)82520-2
2.11In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsThe Best Rock Album in the World… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1994-07-01
2.14In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsIn the Air Tonight: Virgin’s Greatest HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsKuschelRock 2 (Gold-Edition)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)465952 9
1.5In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsMusic From the Television Series Miami ViceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint during 1972–1990)DMCL 1871, MCD 03287
2.11In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsThe Best Rock Album in the World… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin TVVTDCD 35
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsKuschelrock 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1996-03-14
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)465952 6
1.15In the Air Tonight5:32Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
  • JP1998-10-05
Face Value Records, wea (has logo with just “wea” on it)WPCR-2222
1.15In the Air Tonight5:32Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1998-10-06
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)83139-2
1.15In the Air Tonight5:32Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
  • XE1998-10-06
wea (has logo with just “wea” on it), Face Value Records3984-23795-2
2.20In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsThe Best Rock Anthems… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1998-11-15
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD 215
1.15In the Air Tonight5:32Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)CDV2870
1.15In the Air Tonight5:31Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
wea (has logo with just “wea” on it)3984-23795-2
1.15In the Air Tonight5:31Phil Collins…HitsPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
wea (has logo with just “wea” on it)3984 23795-2
1.15In the Air Tonight5:31Phil Collins…Hits (BMG club edition)Phil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint), Face Value Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions)83139-2, D 126695
2.1In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsNow That’s What I Call Music! 1981: The Millennium SeriesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-06-21
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)7243 5 20256 2 6, NOWMIL 1981
2.7In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsMusic of the MillenniumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-11-08
Universal Music TV (UK)CD Set No.: 545 300-2. CD1: 545 301-2. CD2: 545 302-2
1.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsKuschelrock 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
465952 6, SMM 465952 6
1.2In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsLas 101 mejores canciones del planeta TierraVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DRO East West (use only for releases with the "DRO East West" logo)9548379622
2.6In the Air Tonight5:22Phil CollinsMusic of the MillenniumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2000-12-01
Polystar (Germany)560 947‐2
2.4In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsMusic of the MillenniumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal (plain logo: “Universal”; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)560436-2
2.12In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsThe All Time Greatest Pop Hits of the Last 3 DecadesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music Media500541 2
2.1In the Air Tonight5:22Phil CollinsTop 40 Hitdossier 1981-1982Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
2.20In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsBest of British: 50 Golden Years of British Popular MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-06-03
1.6In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsCapital Gold: Rock LegendsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-06-10
Virgin TVVTDCD458
2.20In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsAbsolument 80 : Les plus grands tubes internationauxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
wea (has logo with just “wea” on it)543 309 2
5.12In the Air Tonight5:39Phil CollinsGreatest Hits of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2002
2.20In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsPlatinium 80Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Music France0927-40968-2
2.20In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsPlatinum 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
2.1In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsRadio 2 Top 2000Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)7243 5 42923 2 3
1.2In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsThe Best Long Versions... Ever! Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)7243 5 388532 8
2.9In the Air Tonight5:21Phil CollinsVerrukkelijke PopclassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Strategic Marketing Benelux0927 45833-2
2.20In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsCapital Gold: British LegendsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-04-14
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries), Virgin TV7243 5 83051 2 8, VTDCD519
2.8In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsLegends IIVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2003-11-04
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)593788 2
1.2In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsBack to the 80’s: De Hits uit de Jaren ’80: The Long Versions 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL2003-11-25
Sony Music Media510228 2
1.6In the Air Tonight5:34Phil CollinsIn the Air TonightPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
Falcon Neue Medien4167
2.10In the Air Tonight5:23Phil CollinsThomas Gottschalk präsentiert: 50 Jahre Rock! Let's Have a Party - Klassiker und Hits!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2004-04-16
BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, see annotation), Ariola (German label, used worldwide in the past)82876 59869 2
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsThe Platinum CollectionPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2004-05-31
Virgin Records America, Inc. (DO NOT USE! please refer to either “Virgin” or “Virgin America”)570867
1.2In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsBigger Better Power Ballads II: The Greatest Driving Anthems in the World… Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2004-07-07
Virgin TVVTDCD619
1.1In the Air Tonight5:37Phil CollinsThe Platinum CollectionPhil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
1.5In the Air Tonight5:17Phil CollinsMiami Vice: The Ultimate CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation + Soundtrack
CCM (for © & ℗ use only, a division of Universal Music B.V.)113 049-2
1.17In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsDriving Rock BalladsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2005-05-23
Virgin TVVTDCD 719
1.3In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsThe Very Best of Power Ballads: The Greatest Driving Anthems …Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2005-11-07
Virgin TVVTDCD 756
2.20In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsDriving SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2006-09-04
Virgin TVVTDCD785
3.17In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsClassic Cuts Presents: 80's Night: The Ultimate DJ Collection: Special Stereo Wide Edition 16 CD BoxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)
1.19In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsNow That’s What I Call the 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-10-29
Virgin TVVTDCD877
2.1In the Air Tonight5:28Phil CollinsTop Gear: Seriously Cool Driving MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-11-12
Virgin TVVTDCD882
2.7In the Air Tonight5:27Phil CollinsNow That’s What I Call Music! 68Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-11-19
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal Music TV (UK), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)50999 5 05888 2 4, CDNOW68
1.12In the Air Tonight5:35Phil CollinsDriving Anthems: The Ultimate Driving AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2008-05-19
Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!)
1.9In the Air Tonight5:30Phil CollinsTV Ad SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2008-06-23
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), EMI TV50999 2 27663 2 8, VTDCD 914
4.1In the Air Tonight5:29Phil Collins101 Power BalladsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2008-11-10
Virgin TVVTDCDX 944
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsAshes to Ashes: Series 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • GB2009-04-17
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
1.5In the Air Tonight5:29Phil CollinsAshes to Ashes: Series 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • GB2009-04-20
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)88697524832
1.6In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsThe Hangover: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2009-06-09
New Line RecordsNLR39150
Promotion
1.2In the Air Tonight5:31Phil CollinsThe Story So Far...Phil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)prcd 5458-2
Bootleg
1.1In The Air Tonight5:33Phil CollinsGolden Collection 2000Phil CollinsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1999
Lighthouse (Russian bootleg label)MLN 07/009

Relationships

assistant engineer:Nick Launay
Karen Segal (engineer)
engineer and assistant producer:Hugh Padgham
producer:Phil Collins (of Genesis)
Hugh Padgham
bass guitar:John Giblin (in 1980)
guitar:Daryl Stuermer (in 1980)
Rhodes piano, drum machine, drums (drum set), synthesizer and vocoder:Phil Collins (of Genesis) (in 1980)
violin family:Sharokav (in 1980)
lead vocals:Phil Collins (of Genesis)
arranger:Phil Collins (of Genesis)
phonographic copyright by:Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (in 1981)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (in 1981)
has remixes:In the Air Tonight (’88 remix)
In the Air Tonight (’88 remix)
sampled by:Annoyed Grunt by Neil Cicierega (drums (drum set))
I Can Feel It (explicit) by DMX
I Can Feel It by Johnny Go Mental
In the Air by Le$
One Mic by Nas
mash-ups:Doin’ in the Air Tonight (2019 version) by V-FUN
In the House Tonight by dj BC
In the Kraftwerk Tonight by Phil Collins Vs.Kraftwerk
Rock Of Ages (Led Zeppelin/Rolling Stones/Run DMC/Chemical Brothers/Dio/AC/DC/Def Leppard/Queen/…) by DJ Schmolli
edits:In the Air Tonight (extended version)
part of:The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 291) (order: 291)
recording of:In the Air Tonight (in 1980)

In the Air Tonight

lyricist and composer:Phil Collins (of Genesis)
publisher:Imagem Music
part of:Risky Business (film soundtrack)
is the basis for:I Can Feel It Cumming (in Your Hair Tonight)
In the Air