Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)

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"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
Single by Phil Collins
from the album Against All Odds
ReleasedMarch 26, 1984
  • 7" single
  • 12" maxi
GenrePower pop
Songwriter(s)Phil Collins
Producer(s)Arif Mardin
Phil Collins singles chronology
"Easy Lover"
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
"You Don't Know like I Know"

"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" is a song written and recorded by British singer-songwriter Phil Collins. It was first released on March 26, 1984. The song appears on the soundtrack for the movie of the same name.[1] The song reached number one in Norway and on the US Billboard Hot 100. It reached the top five in the UK, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, and New Zealand.[2][3]

Covers[change | change source]

The song has become popular and covered by many artists, including American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, who included a cover on her 1999 album, Rainbow. She later released a new version of the song in 2000 featuring Irish boy band Westlife. This version reached number one in the UK.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Phil Collins". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. Steffen Hung. " - Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)". Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  3. "against-all-odds-(take-a-look-at-me-now) | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Retrieved 2017-10-25.