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"Wishing on the Same Star" is a song originally recorded by American singer Keedy in 1991. It was written by Diane Warren and appears on the album Chase the Clouds. It was released as the second single off the album, following her top 20 hit "Save Some Love". It became her second and last Billboard Hot 100 entry, peaking at #86.
"Wishing on the Same Star" was covered by Australian pop group Girlfriend. It was released in December 1993 as the second and final single from the group's second studio album, It's Up to You. The song peaked at number 44 on the ARIA Charts.
|1.||"Wishing on the Same Star" (Radio mix)||4:05|
|2.||"Triangle of Love"||4:38|
|3.||"Wishing on the Same Star" (Karaoke)||3:57|
Namie Amuro versionEdit
"Wishing on the Same Star" was covered by Japanese singer Namie Amuro in 2002. It is her 21st solo single under the Avex Trax label. Released on September 11, 2002, the song was meant to be her last before a hiatus that would have seen her transplanting herself from Tokyo, Japan to New York City for the purposes of artist development. As the last of her singles as a pop artist, it is the most commercially successful from the album, Style (2003).
- "Wishing on the Same Star" (Diane Warren, kenko-p) – 4:55
- "Did U" (Namie Amuro, A. Mazza, Sundafu K., A. Ramen) – 3:57
- "Wishing on the Same Star" (instrumental) (Diane Warren) – 4:56
- "Did U (Instrumental)" (A. Mazza, Sundafu K., A. Ramen) – 3:56
- Namie Amuro – vocals, background vocals
- Kareb James – background vocals
- Yuko Kawai – background vocals
- Muriyama-Kiriyama Strings – strings
- Producers – Masaki Iehara, Cobra Endo
- Arrangement – Masaki Iehara, Cobra Endo
- Strings arrangement – Tatsuya Murayama
- Mixing – Koji Morimoto, Rob Chiarelli
- Mixing assistant – Sang Park
- Instrument programming – David L. Huff, Cobra Endo
- Vocal direction – Mayumi Harada
- Music video director – Ugichin
- Choreographer – Warner
Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)
|September 11, 2002
||Oricon Daily Singles Chart
|Oricon Weekly Singles Chart
|Oricon Yearly Singles Chart
The song has been covered by several other artists, most notably by Puerto Rican singer Chayanne as "Mi Primer Amor" (1992), which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks., American dance singer Judy Cheeks (1995), German Eurodance group DJ Company (1997) and by American singer Myra (2001). In 1997, Diane Warren released a promotional compilation of songs written by her titled A Passion For Music. Included on the track list is the original demo of the song, sung by Susie Benson. In Brazil by Sandy & Junior in the portuguese version "A Estrela Que Mais Brilhar".