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August 27, 2014
Song: Against All Odds (Take A Look at Me Now), Phil Collins
A life without the film? A solo breakout hit for Collins, and a Grammy-winning song from the 1984 Jeff Bridges film of the same name. Its still a scorching slow-dance number, even if the teary-eyed piano drip is a bit manipulative. Ultimately, its the songs gradual build, smattering of synthy rhythms and Collins passionate yell that carry it.