One moment in time by Whitney Houston

"One Moment in Time" is a worldwide hit performed by Whitney Houston. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

One moment in time by Whitney Houston


Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    One moment in time

  • Album:
    1988 Summer Olympics Album: One Moment in Time
  • Date of release:
    July 1988
  • Genre:
    R&B, soul, gospel, adult contemporary, urban culture
  • Length of the song:
    4 minutes and 42 seconds.
  • Writer:
    Albert Hammond, John Bettis
  • Produced by:
    Narada Michael Walden

Interesting information about the song

The song was recorded for the 1988 Summer Olympics and the 1988 Summer Paralympics held in Seoul, South Korea. It is an anthem for believing in yourself against all odds as Houston asks for

"One moment in time
when I'm racing with destiny
Then, in that one moment of time, I will feel eternity".

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • Each day I live
    I want to be
    A day to give
    The best of me
    I'm only one
    But not alone
  • When I'm racing with destiny
    Then in that one moment of time
    I will feel
    I will feel eternity

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here