Parr is a British singer-songwriter who had a hit with “Naughty Naughty” in 1984 that got the attention of Foster, who asked him to work on the St. Elmo’s Fire theme. John Parr told us how this song came together: “I wrote the lyric when we were working on the movie.
“St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” is a song recorded by John Parr. It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 7, 1985, remaining there for two weeks. It was the main theme for Joel Schumacher’s 1985 film St. Elmo’s Fire.