Reach (Gloria Estefan song)

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"Reach"
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Destiny
Released April 2, 1996 (1996-04-02)
(see release history)
Format CD single, CD maxi single, cassette single, 7" vinyl maxi-single, 12" vinyl maxi-single
Recorded 1995-1996
Genre Pop-folk
Length 03:50
Label Epic
Writer(s) Gloria Estefan, Diane Warren
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Abriendo Puertas A La Navidad"
(1995)
"Reach"
(1996)
"You'll Be Mine (Party Time)"
(1996)

"Reach" is a song by Gloria Estefan, released as a single in 1996. Co-written with Diane Warren and taken from the official Atlanta 96 album Rhythm of the Games, it later featured on Destiny, which is Estefan's seventh studio album.[1]

Song history[edit]

"Reach" was one of two official songs of the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta in 1996. It was written by Gloria Estefan and Diane Warren. The song was nominated to a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the ceremony at 1997, but she lost out to Toni Braxton's "Un-Break My Heart".

Estefan has also recorded a Spanish version of the song, "Puedes Llegar", with Julio Iglesias, Plácido Domingo, Jon Secada, Alejandro Fernández, Roberto Carlos, Ricky Martin, José Luis Rodríguez, Patricia Sosa and Carlos Vives on vocals. This version can be found on the Spanish version of the Olympics compilation album Voces Unidas.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Reach".

U.S. CD maxi single (49K 78286)

  1. "Reach" (Album Version)
  2. "Reach" (Love To Infinitiy's Radio Master Mix)
  3. "Reach" (Love To Infinity's Walk In The Park Radio Mix)
  4. "Reach" (Higher Radio Mix)
  5. "Reach" (Gold Medal Mix)
  6. "Reach" (Higher Club Mix Vox Up)
  7. "Abriendo Puertas" (Africuba Mix)

UK CD1

  1. "Reach" (Album Version)
  2. "Reach" (Gold Medal Mix)
  3. "Reach" (Higher Radio Mix)
  4. "Tres Deseos" (Rosabel's Fiesta Mix)

UK CD2

  1. "Reach" (Love To Infinity's Walk In The Park Radio Mix)
  2. "Reach" (Love To Infinitiy's Pure & Free Mix)
  3. "Reach" (Love To Infinity's Master Mix)
  4. "Reach" (Love To Infinity's Aphrodisiac Mix)
  5. "Reach" (Higher Club Mix Vox Up)
  6. "Reach" (Album Version)

Europe CD single (663025 1)

  1. "Reach" (Album Version)
  2. "Reach" (Gold Medal Single Edit)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States April 2, 1996 (1996-04-02)
Japan May 9, 1996 (1996-05-09)
United Kingdom May 10, 1996 (1996-05-10)
Europe May 16, 1996 (1996-05-16)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Australia Top 40 Singles Chart 23
Colombia Top 40 Singles Chart 1
Eurochart Top 100 64
Finland Top 40 Singles Chart 17
Germany Top 100 Singles Chart 58
Spain Top 40 Singles Chart 2
Sweden Top 60 Singles Chart 19
UK Top 75 Singles Chart 15
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 42
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Single Sales 11
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 5
U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 Singles 29
U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Tracks 2

Official versions[edit]

Original versions

  1. Album Version - 3:50
  2. Single Version - 3:50 (w/o Chorus Ending)

Remixes

  1. Gold Medal Mix - 6:46
  2. Gold Medal Single Edit - 4:43
  3. Love To Infinity's Master Mix - 5:00
  4. Love To Infinity's Pure & Free Mix - 6:27
  5. Love To Infinitiy's Radio Master Mix - 4:18
  6. Love To Infinity's Walk In The Park Radio Mix - 4:12
  7. Love To Infinity's Walk In The Park Mix - 6:27
  8. Love To Infinity's Aphrodisiac Mix - 6:58
  9. Higher Radio Mix - 3:50
  10. Higher Club Mix (Vox Up) - 10:42
  11. Higher Club Mix - 10:42
  12. Reachin' Dub - 8:10
  13. Dubstrumental - 7:30

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