"In The Air Tonight": 5 Things About What Has Somehow Become Sport's Biggest Get-Psyched Song

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Five things about this 31-year-old song you might not know (and forgive us for any un-musicianly slip-ups; we just listen, we don't write, read or understand music.)

5. Brought to you by the Roland CR-78 CompuRhythm The slow, long build-up to the Big Moment is powered mainly by a drum machine called the Roland CR-78 CompuRhythm.

It's programmed to the "Disco-2" pattern. Other options that could have been used: Rock 1-4, Waltz, Shuffle, Slow Rock, Swing, Fox Trot, Boogie, Enka, Bossa Nova, or Chacha.


Are you ready for some Enka? Here ya go:

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