Keith Forsey and Giorgio Moroder wrote this song for the 1984 film The NeverEnding Story
, which is about a boy, Atreyu, who enters a magical land and must save it from destruction. It's a fantasy film, and the song matches the tone, with magical keyboards, windy sound effects, and mysterious lyrics like "Rhymes that keep their secrets will unfold behind the clouds."
Moroder was an architect of the disco era, writing and producing most of Donna Summer's hits. In the '80s, he updated his sound and teamed up with Forsey to write the theme song to Flashdance
. Forsey also co-wrote the Simple Minds hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)