HateSong: Liza Treyger on the high school bullshit that led her to hate “In The Air Tonight”
In HateSong, we ask our favorite musicians, writers, comedians, actors, and so forth to expound on the one song they hate most in the world.
The hater: As a Semi-recent transplant to L.A. from Chicago, Liza Treyger is making her mark in the comedy world. She’s had appearances on Chelsea Lately and Adam Devine’s House Party, and also has a new Comedy Central half-hour, Glittercheese.
The hated: Phil Collins, “In The Air Tonight” (1981)
The A.V. Club: Why did you pick this song?
Liza Treyger: I was on the swim team in high school, and one of our coaches would make us meditate to this song. We would go to the gymnastics gym and we would just lie on the ground, and he would have us visualize the races to that song, and I hated it so much. It just is disgusting to me. It’s …