Bill Conti is still alive, and the genius of his effort here has been lauded elsewhere, although somehow this lost to the tepid Evergreen by Barbara Streisand in the Academy Awards for best song that year.
Colourbox deserved better. This song didn’t get the attention is deserved. Here’s your chance to catch up.
For my money, Coldplay still owns the greatest rock song released in the 21st century. They will eventually be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I’m not a giant fan of the band. But I am a giant fan of this song.