"Take My Breath Away" is the title of a song written by Tom Whitlock together with Giorgio Moroder for the band called Berlin.
It was featured on the movie called "Top Gun" from 1986. This song was featured as a single on the album "Count Three & Pray" and also included on the soundtrack album "Top Gun soundtrack". It was recorded during year 1986 and released on the fifteenth of June, year 1986.
It was made available in two formats, the 7 inch vinyl and the 12 inch vinyl. This synthpop song was released by two labels, namely Columbia Records and Geffen. The producer was one of its writers, Giorgio Moroder. The version by Berlin received a United States Gold certification.
"Take My Breath Away" by Berlin managed to chart well worldwide. In Austria, it hit the fourth place on the Austria Top 40 charts. It topped the Ultratop 50 Flanders charts from Belgium. It hit second rank on the RPM Canadian charts and even topped the Canadian Adult Contemporary RPM charts.
In Finland it peaked at position number 15. On the French SNEP charts, it hit the second spot. On the German Media Control Charts, it reached the third position. It topped the IRMA Irish charts. In Italy, on the FIMI charts, it got as high as the fifth place. It topped the Dutch Top 40 charts.
It hit rank four in New Zealand and Norway, on the Recorded Music NZ charts and the VG-lista, respectively. In Spain, on the AFYVE charts, it reached the second position. In Sweden and Switzerland it occupied the same second position, on the Sverigetopplistan charts and the SchweizerHitparade charts.
In the United Kingdom, it topped the Official Charts Company. It reached the first place on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, as well as reaching third on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. At the end of 1988, it occupied the position 52 on the UK Singles Charts. At the end of 1990, it was seventh on the Irish Singles charts and third on the UK Singles Chart.
A cover version by Jessica Simpson was released in March, 2004 and got a Platinum certification.
This version charted top 20 in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Ukraine. On the Billboard Hot 100, it occupied the position number 20. It hit eighth on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40. It was certified Gold in the United States and Australia.
"Take My Breath Away"by Berlin is now available to play on the piano, thanks to the free piano sheet listed on the page. Enjoy and download this beautiful sheet.