One Of The Living is the second single from the soundtrack album Mad Max (Beyond Thunderdome). The music video, filmed in an old prison, was unfortunately never officially released. Tina added the song to the setlist of her Private Dancer Tour and performed it live.

Released September 1985 on the Capitol / EMI label on 7“ and 12“ vinyl, One Of The Living reached #6 in Germany, #15 (Pop) and #6 (Dance) in America, #23 in Europe and #55 in England. The song won a Grammy Award in the category „Best Female Rock Vocal Performance“ in 1986.

Tina Turner - One Of The Living - Single
Tina Turner - One Of The Living - Single

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A. One Of The Living 4:12

B. One Of The Living (Dub Version) 5:23

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A1. One Of The Living (Special Club Mix) 7:49

B1. One Of The Living (Dub Version) 5:23

B2. One Of The Living (Instrumental) 6:11

Written by Holly Knight
Produced by Mike Chapman
Remix by Steve Thompson, Michael Barbiero

Tina Turner - One Of The Living - Single
Tina Turner - One Of The Living - Single

Billboard Magazine
October 05, 1985

An instant pop radio add; second “Mad Max” single rocks out with a martial beat and surreal production effects.

Billboard Magazine
November 09, 1985

Jeff Tannebring assisted director George Miller in Tina Turner’s latest clip „One Of The Living,” from the movie „Mad Max III: Beyond Thunderdome.” The shooting took place in a crumbling prison near Philadelphia. Toby Phillips photographed the performer who appears in her customary black leather and teased hair, toting a red guitar.  

Tina Turner - One Of The Living - Music Video

Music Video
Director: George Miller, Jeff Tannebring
Photography: Toby Phillips
Home Video: Never officially released
Time: 4:01

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