Sarah Brightman - Rhythm of the rain Special mix 12" 1-sided Single. B Side - Action Man. It was written by Cascades band member John Claude Gummoe. It rose to 3 on the US pop charts in early , and it spent two weeks at 1 on the US "Easy listening" chart. The song was also a Top 5 hit in the United Kingdom and a 1 single in Ireland. The Cascades' recording was used in the soundtrack of the film Quadrophenia and included in its soundtrack album.