Headed for US#3, UK#1 slots, it continues the pattern of hit-and-miss greatness of each of their early albums. Some call it one of their 4 greatest albums, along with Beggars Banquet, Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main St..
A certain weariness of the 60s can be heard in Gimme Shelter, and I can’t help feeling the melancholic side of Brian Jones — this is his last album and he is killed before its release — in You Can’t Always Get What You Want, with its sorrowful Al Kooper horn.
Release of the first Beverly Hills Cop film comedy, the year’s biggest film.
The $15million film grosses over $300M, so Murphy ‘neutron dances’ into two sequels.
A Grammy-winning soundtrack includes hot electronic tracks like the Pointer Sisters high energy US#6 Neutron Dance ▷Songfacts▹ (*) and Harold Faltermeyer‘s US#3 electronic instrumental Axel F. It’s entirely created with 4 synths and a LinnDrum. Original UK#1 Crazy Frog version (37 million views?!)