White Nights [Original Soundtrack]

White Nights [Original Soundtrack]


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In the vapid video age, music often overshadowed the accompanying movie. While most of these soundtracks slipped through the cracks and into obscurity or the delete bins, some (Footloose, Flashdance) became blockbusters. White Nights definitely belongs to that elite second group, because unlike most vinyl film collections, the platter actually survived the transition to CD. The successful sales of White Nights are directly linked to the Academy Award-nominated smash single "Separate Lives," wherein movie maestro Stephen Bishop supplies Phil Collins with another ubiquitous '80s number one via a consummate adult contemporary duet. Unfortunately, Marilyn Martin, the female faction of this tragic breakup bit, couldn't quite parlay the song's success into a solo career. Meanwhile, fresh from Ambrosia, David Pack flies alone on "Prove Me Wrong." Otherwise, listeners get forgotten folks like Jenny Burton and Sandy Stewart joining forgotten tracks by Robert Plant and Lou Reed. An enjoyable plate of arcana, the most notable aspect of White Nights is the glaring omission of Lionel Richie's Oscar-winning sap standard, "Say You Say Me," which is featured in the film and hit the high spot but is not included here.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678127328
catalogNumber: 81273
Rank: 51463

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Phil Collins   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Roberta Flack   Track Performer
John Hiatt   Track Performer
Robert Plant   Track Performer
Lou Reed   Track Performer
David Foster   Track Performer
Jenny Burton   Track Performer
Marilyn Martin   Track Performer
Nile Rodgers   Track Performer
Sandy Stewart   Track Performer
Chaka Khan   Track Performer
David Pack   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Phil Collins   Producer
Roberta Flack   Producer
John Hiatt   Composer
Robert Plant   Composer,Producer
Lou Reed   Contributor
James Newton Howard   Composer,Producer
Deodato   Producer
David Foster   Producer
Jenny Burton   Contributor
Marilyn Martin   Contributor
Nile Rodgers   Composer,Producer
Sandy Stewart   Contributor
Robbie Blunt   Composer
Robbie Buchanan   Producer
Chaka Khan   Contributor
Arif Mardin   Producer
David Pack   Composer,Producer
Hugh Padgham   Producer
Phil Ramone   Producer
Ben Rodgers   Engineer
Benji Lefevre   Producer

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