Don't Let This Moment End

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"Don't Let This Moment End"
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album gloria!
Released November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)
(see Release history)
Format CD single
CD maxi single
Cassette single
7" vinyl single
12" vinyl single
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre Club, dance
Length 4:42
Label Epic Records
Writer(s) G. Estefan, E. Estefan Jr., L. Dermer, R. Blades
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Cuba Libre"
(1998)
"Don't Let This Moment End"
(1998) / (1999)
"Don't Stop"
(1999)

"Don't Let This Moment End" is a song by Gloria Estefan, released as the second single in the United States, the third in the United Kingdom, and her fourth globally, from her eighth album gloria!.

Song history[edit]

"Don't Let This Moment End" is a kind of ballad with a Club-Dance background. This song was the second single released for commercial purpose in the U.S. after "Heaven's What I Feel".

The song was recorded in two languages, English and French. The title of the song in French is "Que Ça Ne Finisse Jamais" and is only available on the Gloria! European edition of the album as a bonus track.

This single became a smash hit on the dance charts, almost peaking at the top of charts for that field. Also thanks to the song, Gloria Estefan was nominated for the second consecutive time for a Grammy Music Award for "Best Dance Recording", but lost to Cher's smash hit "Believe".

The B-side to this single was the rare "70's Moment Medley" recorded especially for this single release, on which Estefan sang covers of disco songs. On that medley Estefan included:

A shorter version was also made which included:

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Don't Let This Moment End".

U.S. CD Maxi single (49K 79059)

  1. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Radio Edit)
  2. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Ballad Version)
  3. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Hex Hector Radio Edit)
  4. "Don't Let This Moment End" (N&S Miami Remix Edit)
  5. "Don't Let This Moment End" (NY:PD Radio Mix)
  6. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Hex Hector 12" Vocal Mix)
  7. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Nikolas & Sibley "Having A Moment" Mix)
  8. "Oye!" (Rosabel's Cubarican Club Mix)
  9. "70's Moment Medley" (Long Version)

Europe 12" Vinyl single (666600 6)

  1. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Hex Hector 12" Vocal Mix)
  2. "Don't Let This Moment End" (NY:PD Radio Mix)
  3. "Don't Let This Moment End" (Sharp "Master Blaster" Remix)
  4. "70's Moment Medley" (Long Version)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States November 3, 1998 (1998-11-03)
United Kingdom January 4, 1999 (1999-01-04)
World February 15, 1999 (1999-02-15)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Spain Top 40 Singles Chart 9
UK Top 75 Singles Chart 27
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles 76
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary 30
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 4

Official versions[edit]

Original versions
  1. Album version — 4:42
  2. Radio edit — 4:09
  3. Ballad version — 4:15
  4. French version — 4:42
Remixes
  1. Hex Hector 12" Vocal Mix — 11:01
  2. Hex Hector 7" Remix Edit — 4:31
  3. Hex Hector Dub — 9:31
  4. Hex Hector Acapella — 4:15
  5. Mousse T. Club Mix — 7:53
  6. Mousse T. Radio Edit — 4:19
  7. NY:PD Moving Violation Mix — 8:48
  8. NY:PD Radio Mix — 4:48
  9. NY:PD Off Duty Dub — 9:50
  10. Nikolas & Sibley Having a Moment Mix — 10:46
  11. Nikolas & Sibley Miami Remix Edit — 4:45
  12. Nikolas & Sibley Bonus Beats — 4:29
  13. Nikolas & Sibley Never Leave a Hooker Dub — 7:38
  14. Messy Boys Remix — 6:52
  15. Messy Boys Dub — 5:28
  16. John "00" Flemming Mix — 7:58
  17. Sharp "Master Blaster" Remix — 8:07

Covers[edit]

  • The song was covered by Dj Carlos Gallardo with vocals of Rebeka Brow in 2009, their version went to the Spanish chart to the Top Ten, surpassing Estefan's original version.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://acharts.us/song/42258

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