The Grease Megamix

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"The Grease Megamix"
Single by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
Released December 1990
Recorded 1978
Length 4:50
Label Polygram
Writer(s) J. Farrar
J Jacobs
W Casey
Producer(s) JoeyMas (remixed)
Curnow (remixed)
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John singles chronology
"Take a Chance"
(1983)
"Grease Megamix"
(1990)
"Grease - The Dream Mix"
(1991)

"The Grease Megamix" is a song that was released in December 1990 to celebrate the video release of Grease. The single was credited to John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John and released in Polydor Records. It was created by Phil Harding and Ian Curnow of PWL by the request of Polydor Records who supplied copies of the original multi-track recordings.

Reception[edit]

The megamix featured the three biggest hits from the Grease soundtrack: "You're The One That I Want", "Greased Lightnin'" and "Summer Nights".

The song was the 3rd most bought single in Australia in 1991 having hit number 1 for 5 weeks in May 1991, and also reached number 3 in the United Kingdom.

Legacy[edit]

The megamix re-emerged for the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the Grease movie in 1998. The Grease - The Remix EP featured the megamix and a remix of "You're The One That I Want", and charted at number 4 in the UK and number 27 in Australia.

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 1
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 26
Canada (RPM) 50
France (SNEP)[1] 14
Germany (Media Control Charts) 42
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 4
New Zealand (RIANZ)[1] 7
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[1] 3
Norway (VG-lista)[1] 7
Spain (AFYVE)[3] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[1] 35
UK Singles Chart 3
U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 23
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 12
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Grease Megamix", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  2. ^ Search for Irish peaks
  3. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 

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