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
Released March 26, 1984
Format
  • 7" single
  • 12" maxi
Genre Power pop
Length 3:23
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Phil Collins
Producer(s) Arif Mardin
Phil Collins singles chronology
"Easy Lover"
(1984)
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
(1984)
"You Don't Know like I Know"
(1984)

"Easy Lover"
(1984)
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
(1984)
"You Don't Know like I Know"
(1984)

"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]

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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.

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