Manhunt

Album: Flashdance Soundtrack (1983)

Songfacts®:

  • This uptempo song from the soundtrack of the 1983 film Flashdance was written by Doug Cotler and Richard Gilbert, produced by Phil Ramone and sung in the film by his wife Karen Ichiuji-Ramone who performs as Karen Kamon.
  • The theme is that of woman the hunter; she sees this guy every day in the office and decides to make her move first. Dream on, guys. Flashdance was less a manhunt than a slightly off-beat romance between a girl who worked as a welder and her boss, a handsome divorcee who made the first move.

    The heroine, Alexandra, moonlights as an exotic dancer in one of the city's more reputable clubs, and aspires to greater things. The film has been called a modern retelling of the Cinderella story.
    Behind the theme song and "Maniac", "Manhunt" is probably the best song in a film which though not a musical has a strong soundtrack. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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