This piece of synthesised instrumental music is the theme from Alan Parker’s Midnight Express and was the first Academy Award winner for Giorgio Moroder.
“Chase” is used as the theme for the radio programme Coast to Coast AM, is featured on the videogame Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, was used for the wrestling heel group The Midnight Express as an entrance theme and appeared in further films such as the Chinese Um Fa.
The single reached No. 48 in the UK and No. 33 in the US charts. The B-Side of this recording is “Love’s Theme” also from Midnight Express…
Giorgio Moroder recordings
Casablanca CAN 144 (UK 45)