Love Theme from St. Elmo's Fire

Album: St. Elmo's Fire soundtrack (1985)
Charted: 15
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Songfacts®:

  • Not to be confused with "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" by John Parr, this is the moving Jazz-style love theme to the Brat Pack film St. Elmo's Fire. It was one of super-producer David Foster's rare solo hits.
  • There is also a vocal version by Donny Gerrard (a member of Skylark, David Foster's first group) and Amy Holland (wife of Michael McDonald). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sara - Silver Spring, MD, for above 2
  • The video is made up entirely of scenes from the movie.

Comments: 4

  • Joe from 49417@Linda Neumann from Unknown: I believe you've got this tune confused with "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)", by John Parr, from the same movie. You're correct about the song, as well as the man (Rick Hansen), being inspiring though!
  • Linda Neuman from UnknownI remember that the song was originally written for a handicapped man in a wheelchair. Where do I find this info? Thank you! His songs are very inspiring!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 5, 1985, David Foster performed "Love Theme from St. Elmos' Fire" on the American syndicated musical television program 'Solid Gold'...
    At the time the song was at #39 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, six weeks later it would peak at #15 {for 1 week} and it spent 22 weeks on the Top 100...
    In December of 1985 it reached #7 {for 1 week} on the Canadian RPM Singles chart...
    Between 1980 and 2011 he received forty-seven Grammy Award's nominations, winning sixteen...
    In addition he has three Academy Award nominations for 'Best Original Song'; "Glory of Love" from The Karate Kid, Part II, "I Have Nothing" from The Bodyguard, and "The Prayer" from Quest for Camelot...
    David Walter Foster will celebrate his 68th birthday next month on November 1st {2017}.
  • Larry from Coral Springs, FlLove this song..when I first heard it was on a wedding video of a relative way back in the late 80's
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