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Encyclopedia > On Silent Wings
"On Silent Wings"
"On Silent Wings" cover
Single by Tina Turner Ft Sting
from the album Wildest Dreams
Released 1996
Format CD single
Digital download
Genre Soft Rock, Pop, Soul
Length 4:22
Label Parlophone Records
Writer(s) Tony Joe White & James Ralston
Producer(s) Trevor Horn

On Silent Wings is a hit single recorded by Grammy Award winning Soul & Rock singer Tina Turner with guest vocals from Sting. This song was released in 1996 for Tina's Wildest Dreams album. A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is an eight-time Grammy Award-winning American pop/rock singer and actress. ... For professional wrestler Steve Borden, see Sting (wrestler). ... The cover of Tina Turners Wildest Dreams album Wildest Dreams is an album released by Tina Turner in 1996. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... // A digital download (also known as a digital single or a paid digital download) is an official and legal music single available for purchase through an online store. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Parlophone is a record label which was founded in Germany prior to World War I by the Carl Lindstrom Company. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Tony Joe White (born July 23, 1943 in Goodwill, Louisiana) is a singer and songwriter best known for his 1969 hit Polk Salad Annie, and for Rainy Night in Georgia which he wrote, but which was first made popular by Brook Benton. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Trevor Charles Horn, born July 15, 1949 in Durham, England, is a British pop music record producer, songwriter and musician. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is an eight-time Grammy Award-winning American pop/rock singer and actress. ... For professional wrestler Steve Borden, see Sting (wrestler). ... The cover of Tina Turners Wildest Dreams album Wildest Dreams is an album released by Tina Turner in 1996. ...


Chart Performance

Position Chart
24 US AC
47 US Dance/Club Play
13 UK
55 Germany
30 Austria
37 Netherlands

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