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In the Air Tonight
Featured in Episode
Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
97
Year Released
2004
Album
Recoil
Writer(s)
Phil Collins
RIAA Certification
None
Sequence song appears
End credits
(Director's Cut) Buildup to final shootout
Previous Song
Theatrical Cut "Auto Rock"
Director's Cut "New World in My View"
Next Song
Theatrical Cut NONE
Director's Cut "Auto Rock"


"In the Air Tonight" is a song by Nonpoint, featured on the album Recoil in 2004. It is a cover of the song of the same name by Phil Collins, originally released on the 1981 album Face Value. It appeared in the Miami Vice film.

NotesEdit

  • "In the Air Tonight" is the final song to appear in the theatrical cut of the Miami Vice film.
  • The song is one of the few obvious links between the film and the television series, as director Michael Mann wanted to keep the two entities separate.
  • The music video for the song contains numerous clips from the film, interspersed with the band performing the track beneath a Miami freeway. It was included as a bonus feature on certain home video releases of the film.
  • In the theatrical cut, the song is played over the end credits. However, the Director's Cut relocates the track to the build-up to the climactic shootout, thereby mirroring the original's use in the television show.
  • Whereas the original song is essentially just an extended build-up to the final chorus, the Nonpoint cover is more of a traditional rock arrangement.
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