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Teenage Twins Hilariously Listen to Phil Collins’ In the Air Tonight for First Time [VIDEO]


Two teenage twins have gained 5 million views with their hilarious video showing their reaction to listening to Phil Collins singing In the Air Tonight for the first time ever. The twins have a series of videos showing them reacting to other classics too, ranging from Dolly Parton’s Jolene, to Elvis singing In the Ghetto.

“Hold on, I didn’t prepare for this. I have to prepare,” one of the twins says in the Collins reaction video. The twins’ innocent reaction to hearing great classics for the first time has endeared them to people all over the Internet. “That was cold!” the other twin says. “I ain’t ever see nobody drop a beat three minutes in a song!”

You can find the twins’ YouTube page here. They now have more than 400,000 subscribers. They sent Collins’ classic trending on social media anew. Their Parton video also has millions of views. First, watch them react to Collins:


Watch them react to Parton here:

Who are the twins? Their names are the Tim and Fred Williams, and they’re 22 years old.

The Twins Are From Gary, Indiana

According to The New York Times, the twins hail from Gary, Indiana. The Chicago Tribune reported that they record their videos in a “makeshift studio” in their bedroom.

“I knew if I stayed committed, it would come. I just never figured it would come so fast,” Tim told The Tribune. “It’s amazing that this all blew up with so many people watching us now. I think it’s because how young we are and we love and appreciate the older music, giving it a chain reaction.”

It was Tim’s goal to become a YouTube star. “I always wanted to be a YouTuber, so I finally took it serious after I dropped out of college,” he said to the Trib.

Jessica McBride
Jessica's opinions on this website and all WRN and personal social media pages, including Facebook and X, represent her own opinions and not those of the institution where she works. Jessica McBride, a Wisconsin Right Now contributor, is a national award-winning journalist and journalism educator with more than 25 years in journalism. Jessica McBride’s journalism career started at the Waukesha Freeman newspaper in 1993, covering City Hall. She was an investigative, crime, and general assignment reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for a decade. Since 2004, she has taught journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work has appeared in many news outlets, including (where she is a contributor reaching millions of readers per month),, WTMJ, WISN, WUWM,,, Milwaukee Magazine, Nightline, El Conquistador Latino Newspaper, Japanese and German television, Channel 58, Reader’s Digest, Twist (magazine), Wisconsin Public Radio, BBC, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, and others. 

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