Phil Collins sat down with Dan Rather about his first solo hit single, “In The Air Tonight,” which has only become more and more iconic as the years go by, largely thanks to a drum fill that’s become one of the most recognizable solos ever.

According to Collins, a recording session with Peter Gabriel inspired it all and made him realize “it was my album so the drums could be as loud as I wanted.”

The solo has inspired countless memes, videos, and pop culture moments, but we definitely have our favorite: