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In The Air Tonight was the lead single released from the 1981 Phil Collins solo debut album Face Value. It was one of Collins’ biggest hits, and has often been referred to as his signature song.
This fingerstyle solo guitar arrangement presents the chords and melody in a style that creates an ominous atmosphere reminiscent of the original recording. 
It focuses on the sections that lead up to the famous drum break, using drop D tuning and different octave registers to create fullness and motion while remaining at an accessible skill level.