Chariots of Fire (album)

Chariots of Fire
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Film score by
ReleasedApril 1981
Recorded1980
StudioNemo Studios, London
GenreFilm score
Length42:03
LabelPolydor
ProducerVangelis
Vangelis chronology
See You Later
(1980)
Chariots of Fire
(1981)
Antarctica
(1983)
Singles from Chariots of Fire
  1. "Chariots of Fire"
    Released: April 1981 [1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]
Filmtracks[3]

Chariots of Fire is a 1981 musical score by Greek electronic composer Vangelis (credited as Vangelis Papathanassiou) for the British film Chariots of Fire, which won four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Original Music Score.

The album topped the Billboard 200 for 4 weeks. It reached #2 in Canada, #5 in the UK, #5 in Australia, and #6 in New Zealand.

The opening theme of the film, called "Titles" on the album track listing but widely known as "Chariots of Fire", was released as a single; on the Billboard Hot 100 it reached #1 and stayed there for one week.

  1. ^ "Chariots of Fire - Titles".
  2. ^ Mills, Ted. "Chariots of Fire". Allmusic. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
  3. ^ "Filmtracks: Chariots of Fire (Vangelis)".

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