About 40 years after Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” hit the Billboard charts, 20-something twins Tim and Fred Williams are winning the internet with their reaction to it. (Watch below.)
In their initial listen to Collins’ 1981 hit, the two vibe along somewhat enthusiastically until the singer-songwriter’s drum solo. That’s when it gets really fun.
These 2 teens listening to In The Air Tonight by Phil Collins for the first time is absolute gold pic.twitter.com/L3QhbKf0hV— Dakota Fuqua (@DakotaFuqua77) August 7, 2020
It’s as if an ancient relic has just spoken to them from a pop history tomb. The Gary, Indiana, brothers posted the video late last month but it’s rapidly making the rounds now.
Here’s their full version:
People on Twitter loved the guys’ enthusiasm.
The joy in knowing that beat was gonna drop & waiting for their reactions is pure poetry. https://t.co/eo2I36XYW4— Kelly Wickham Hurst (@mochamomma) August 7, 2020
That moment they knew Phil Collins is the man. pic.twitter.com/Xx4081HhAP— Wiggles (@WigglesDJ) August 7, 2020
Since Phil Collins is trending, w/ the awesome video of teenagers hearing ‘In The Air Tonight’ for the first time, here’s a snippet of him doing it live.— 🐝 He knew... (@4Pete2020) August 7, 2020
Still remember where I was when I heard it for the first time...❤️pic.twitter.com/DxYyKVraJ9
These guys reacting to Phil Collins is everything I needed to see rn. pic.twitter.com/CFtrcuYwbM— iPaulie (@iPaulie) August 7, 2020
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.