1988 Summer Olympics Album: One Moment in Time

1988 Summer Olympics Album: One Moment in Time (titled as just One Moment in Time for some releases) is a compilation album that was released to coincide with the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The album was released on August 30, 1988 by Arista Records. The album features songs by some of the most popular artists at the time of the album's release, including the title track, "One Moment in Time" by Whitney Houston.[6]

1988 Summer Olympics Album: One Moment in Time
1988 Summer Olympics Album cover.jpg
Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedAugust 30, 1988
(North America, Brazil, Greece)
(Europe, Asia)
Genre
Length51:49
LabelArista
ProducerNarada Michael Walden
John Williams, Bobby Sandstrom
Barry Gibb, Brian Tent, Maurice Gibb
Eric Carmen, Michael Lloyd
Jim Vallance, Ric Wake
Wayne Brathwaite, Martin Young
Kashif, Steve Young
Singles from 1988 Summer Olympics Album: One Moment in Time
  1. "Olympic Spirit"
    Released: September 1988[1]
  2. "One Moment in Time"
    Released: August 27, 1988[2]
  3. "Reason to Try"
    Released: September 1988[3]
  4. "Fight (No Matter How Long)"
    Released: 1988[4]
  5. "Indestructible"
    Released: 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[5]

Track listingEdit

US editionEdit

Original track listing order. Song list order differed on various album covers.

  1. "Olympic Spirit" – John Williams
  2. "One Moment in Time" – Whitney Houston
  3. "Fight (No Matter How Long)" – The Bunburys
  4. "Indestructible" – Four Tops
  5. "Reason to Try" – Eric Carmen
  6. "Shape of Things to Come" – Bee Gees
  7. "Peace in Our Time" – Jennifer Holliday
  8. "Willpower" – Taylor Dayne
  9. "That's What Dreams Are Made of" – Odds & Ends (Llory McDonald (vocals), Jim Vallance, Dave Plenn)
  10. "Harvest for the World" – The Christians
  11. "Rise to the Occasion" – Jermaine Jackson & La La (not on LP)
  12. "Olympic Joy" – Kashif

Source[7]

Brazil, Greece editionsEdit

The track listing varies depending on country of release.[8]

  1. "Olympic Spirit" – John Williams
  2. "One Moment in Time" – Whitney Houston
  3. "Fight (No Matter How Long)" – The Bunburys
  4. "Indestructible" – Four Tops
  5. "Reason to Try" – Eric Carmen
  6. "Shape of Things to Come" – Bee Gees
  7. "Peace in Our Time" – Jennifer Holliday
  8. "Willpower" – Taylor Dayne
  9. "That's What Dreams Are Made of" – Odds & Ends
  10. "Harvest for the World" – The Christians
  11. "Olympic Joy" – Kashif

PersonnelEdit

  • Dick Bouchard, Jeff Lancaster – design
  • Clive Davis – executive producer
  • John Forsman – photography
  • Gary Borman – executive music supervisor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Williams - Olympic Spirit". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Eric Carmen - Reason To Try". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "The Bunburys - Fight (No Matter How Long)". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics Album - Various Artists - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics Album - Various Artists - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ U.S.A. Edition-1988 Summer Olympics Album. Allmusic.com
  8. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics Album-Greece Edition. discogs.com