Dream Away (Babyface and Lisa Stansfield song)

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"Dream Away"
Single by Babyface and Lisa Stansfield
from the album The Pagemaster
Released November 7, 1994 (1994-11-07)
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 1994
Genre Pop, R&B, soul
Length 4:38
Label 20th Century Fox
Writer(s) Diane Warren
Producer(s) David Foster
Babyface singles chronology
"Where Is My Love?"
(1994)
"Dream Away"
(1994)
"Someone to Love"
(1995)
Lisa Stansfield singles chronology
"Make It Right"
(1994)
"Dream Away"
(1994)
"People Hold On" (The Bootleg Mixes)
(1997)
Music video
"Dream Away" on YouTube

"Dream Away" is a song recorded by Babyface and Lisa Stansfield for the 1994 soundtrack to the animated film, The Pagemaster.[1] It was written by Diane Warren and produced by David Foster.[2] The song received positive reviews from music critics.[1] "Dream Away" was released as a single in the United States on November 7, 1994 and reached number nine on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles and number eighty on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.[3][4] "Dream Away" was also issued in selected European countries and Australia, and on January 21, 1995 it was released in Japan.[5][6] The song was remixed by Dave Way, Paul Waller and Ollie Marland.[7][8] The music video, directed by Randee St. Nicholas, featured Babyface, Stansfield and fragments from the film.[9] In 2003, "Dream Away" was included on the remastered edition of Stansfield's album, So Natural.[10]

Track listings[edit]

Australian/Japanese CD single

  1. "Dream Away" (Single Version) – 4:35
  2. "Dream Away" (Acoustic Mix) – 4:38

European CD single

  1. "Dream Away" (Single Version) – 4:35
  2. "Dream Away" (Waller and Marland Remix) – 4:51
  3. "Marvellous & Mine" (Sure Is Pure 12" Edit) – 8:28

US CD single

  1. "Dream Away" (Single Version) – 4:35
  2. "Dream Away" (R&B Remix) – 4:39
  3. "Dream Away" (Acoustic Mix) – 4:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles[11] 9
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[12] 80

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ankeny, Jason. "James Horner > The Pagemaster > Overview > Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "James Horner - London Symphony Orchestra, The - The Pagemaster (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Dream Away (Single)". Amazon US. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "The Pagemaster". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Dream Away (2 Versions)". Amazon US. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Babyface & Lisa Stansfield – Dream Away Japanese CD mini single". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Babyface & Lisa Stansfield – Dream Away US CD maxi-single". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Babyface & Lisa Stansfield – Dream Away European CD maxi-single". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Lisa Stansfield & Babyface - Dream Away". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  10. ^ "So Natural (Limited Edition])". Amazon UK. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  11. ^ Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles
  12. ^ Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs