One of the Living

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"One of the Living"
Single by Tina Turner
from the album Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (soundtrack)
B-side "One of the Living" (Dub Version)
Released 1985
Format 7", 12"
Genre Hard rock
Length 5:59
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Holly Knight
Producer(s) Mike Chapman
Tina Turner singles chronology
"We Don't Need Another Hero"
(1985)
"One of the Living"
(1985)
"It's Only Love"
(1985)

One of the Living is a 1985 song by Tina Turner. It was one of two songs recorded by Turner for the film Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, in which she also starred. The single reached the top 15 in both the American Billboard Hot 100 and the Canadian Singles chart.[1]

The song was written by Holly Knight, who also co-wrote Turner's singles "The Best" and "Better Be Good to Me." In 1986, it won the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.

Versions and remixes[edit]

  • Album Version - 5:59
  • 7" Remix - 4:10
  • 7" Dub Version - 4:45
  • 12" Special Club Mix - 7:35
  • 12" Dub - 4:56
  • 12" Instrumental - 5:58

Chart performance[edit]

Position Chart
15 US HOT 100
41 US R&B
6 US Dance/Club Play
55 UK
24 New Zealand
6 Germany
6 Poland
34 Australia
9 Switzerland
12 Austria
10 Netherlands
15 Ireland
5 Belgium[2]
15 Canada[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic: Tina Turner (Awards)". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Song Artist Tina Turner". Retrieved 4 February 2012.