|Single by Olivia Lufkin, Jean Michel Jarre & Tetsuya Komuro|
|from the album Music of the World Cup: Allez! Ola! Ole!|
|Released||April 22, 1998|
|Genre||Pop / electronica|
|Producer(s)||Tetsuya Komuro, Jean Michel Jarre|
|Jean Michel Jarre singles chronology|
|Tetsuya Komuro singles chronology|
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