"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" is a song originally written by Phil Collins.
The original title of the track was "How Can You Just Sit There?". It was supposed to be on the debut solo album Face Value (1981). "Against All Odds" was recorded for the movie with the same name, from 1984.
Beside the fact that the song was the soundtrack from the movie "Against All Odds", he had a wonderful success, being the first of seven US number ones for Collins, in his solo career.
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" is scored for piano, vocal and guitar.
The track is very expressive, with a beautiful story where the protagonist is begging an ex-lover to "take a look at me now", while he considers the reconciliation "against all odds". "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" by Phil Collins guitar and piano tabs are highly interactive.
Collins has started writing the song and at the time the soundtrack was being completed, Collins was on tour with Genesis, the band he was part of in that time.
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" piano sheet music is composed in A minor.
The single reached number two in the United Kingdom music charts, and number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in U.S.
Phil Collins' "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male in 1985.
Of course, the track must have been included on one of Collins’ album. It was firstly included on the 1998 compilation Hits, but it also appears on his compilation Love Songs: A Compilation... Old and New (2004). Some people say that the movie "Against All Odds" is identified easily when the audience hear the song. And in many cases, the song was the reason why people come to see the movie.
Free piano sheet of "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" is ranged for Gb3-Bb4.
The song has been cover by many artists, including Mariah Carey, which made a particular version featuring Westlife.