Only This Moment

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"Only This Moment"
Only This Moment.jpg
Single by Röyksopp
from the album The Understanding
Released June 27, 2005
Format CD
Recorded 2004
Genre Downtempo, electronica
Length 3:41
Label Astralwerks 11352
Songwriter(s) Kate Havnevik, Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland.
Röyksopp singles chronology
"Only This Moment"

"Only This Moment"

"Only This Moment" is the first single from the Norwegian duo Röyksopp's second album The Understanding. The track features Kate Havnevik on guest vocals and co-writing.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Only This Moment (Radio Edit)" – 3:41
  2. "Only This Moment (Röyksopp's Hissige)" – 6:15
  3. "Only This Moment (Headman Remix)" – 7: 05
  4. "Only This Moment (Chab Remix)" – 8:41
  5. "Only This Moment (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Remix)" – 6:34
  6. "Only This Moment (Royksopp's Forsiktige Massasje)" – 4:57
  7. "Sombre Detune" – 4:58

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Only This Moment" is closely based on the events of May 1968.[1] The video contains riots, banners and elements of propaganda. It was directed by Brendan McNamee and Robert Chandler. The film clip was released on June 19, 2005 a week prior to the single release.


The single was released on June 27, 2005 elsewhere and reaching #33 on the UK Singles Chart. The single was featured on the 2006 film Just My Luck starring Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine. The song can be heard on the dancefloor when Lindsay and Chris share a kiss.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005) Position
UK Singles Chart 33


There are several versions of "Only This Moment" that were released.

  • Only This Moment (Radio Edit).
  • Only This Moment (Röyksopp's Forsiktige Massasje).
  • Only This Moment (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Remix).
  • Only This Moment (Röyksopp's Hissige).
  • Only This Moment (Headman Remix).
  • Only This Moment (Chab Remix).


  1. ^ "Royksopp biography". Muzobzor. Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2010-08-14.