The single also hit the Australian Top 5, and had minor chart success in New Zealand and the Netherlands. It was the only song from the brief partnership of Oakey and Moroder that achieved commercial success.
The film Electric Dreams was director Steve Barron 's first full feature film. Barron's prior work included conceiving and directing a number of innovative music videos during the beginning of the s. His biggest success up to that point had been as director of the music video for The Human League 's " Don't You Want Me " in , which helped the single become number one in the United Kingdom and United States.
For the film Electric Dreams , Barron wanted to emulate the huge success of the film Flashdance a year earlier. Flashdance had used the electronic music of Giorgio Moroder, so Barron enlisted Moroder as director of music, who wrote most of the score.
Barron wanted the end credits to roll to "an emotional" song in the same way as Flashdance had done. Moroder wrote "Together in Electric Dreams" as a male solo vocal, and Barron suggested his former associate Philip Oakey for the part. After the initial full recording of the song was completed, Moroder told Oakey that the first take was "good enough, as first time is always best". Oakey, who thought he was just rehearsing, insisted on doing another take.
Moroder agreed, though Oakey believes that Moroder still used the first take on the final production. But why was the song recorded and what inspired it? Here's all the fascinating facts behind 'Together in Electric Dreams':. The song was later credited to Moroder and Oakey, after the two teamed up in the recording studio.
Moroder is best known for his production work and is often called the 'Father of Disco'. The film Electric Dreams was director Steve Barron's first full feature film. Collaborating with some of the most prominent music writers and producers in Australia, the album features tracks written, co-written and produced by artists such as Josh G.
In an interview with The Star Observer in , Annemarie Failla stated that "Dance is something that comes naturally to us. We like different genres of music but for some reason writing dance tracks seems to come quite naturally to us. Slinkee Minx signed with Xelon Entertainment in Since Slinkee Minx have appeared regularly as feature artists on compilation albums including releases from Skitz Mix , Ultimate NRG and Clubland , which include remixes of releases from their back catalog and other songs with Slinkee Minx appearing as featured artists.
In April in an interview with the Territorian News,  Slinkee Minx announced that they had become a duo, with Belinda Tartaglia departing the group. The Slinkee Minx version of "Summer Rain" is known to have at least 25 remixes since it was released in The book with the same name covers the story of Central Station Records and its role in Australia's electronic dance music scene from the '70s to present.
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