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Glory Of Love

by

Peter Cetera



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This ballad was Peter Cetera's first solo single after leaving Chicago the previous year. It was the theme song for the film The Karate Kid: Part II. It fit the movie perfectly, and was the most popular song at weddings and proms across the country that year.
This song was written by Peter Cetera, his ex-wife Diane Nini, and David Foster. Cetera was asked by a friend to write the love song for the Karate Kid: Part II' film, and was shown part of the movie. He has claimed that the song was destined to be a hit whether it was used for the film or not.
This won an ASCAP Award for Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture and a BMI Film & TV Award for Most Performed Song from a Film. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above)
Michael Omartian produced the album and added keyboards. He and Foster bring a smooth melodic pop sound to their songs which makes them pleasing to the ear. Jay Graydon, who has worked with them on many sessions, says: "David's a genius. Same with Michael Omartian. These guys are just incredible musicians. You bring good guys in, then it gets really masterful." Omartian's other credits include co-producing "We Are The World" and co-writing "Sailing."
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Comments (5):

Was nominated for Best Song at the 1986 Academy Awards {Lost to "Take My Breathe Away" from the movie "Top Gun"}!!!
- Barry, Sauquoit, NY
In conversation Peter once told me this song was orginally created for one of the ROCKY movies but that producers didn't want to pay the fee...Cetera walked out and down the hall when approached by producers of Karate Kid II who were in need of a song for the movie...what luck and what a better situation too! Nice work Cetera!
- Mark, Seattle, WA
This was also used in an episode of Yes Dear.
- Jimmy Hughes, Frostburg, MD
This is one of my absolute favorite songs. It's so romantic and could only wish to have someone feel this way about me.
- Michelle, Manchester, NH
i love peter cetera that wonderful song that was composed by him i think all my life is dedicated to his songs wonderful wisdom from GOD but what inspiring is that whether this song was destined to film shown in it ahmed kakembo
- ahmed kakembo, kampala, Uganda
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