Miami Vice Soundtrack (1985): Track by Track with a Bonus Track!

Season 5 | Episode 5
1h 0m | Mar 12, 2024

Welcome back to the Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast, where we delve into the realms of iconic pop culture phenomena! In this episode, hosts Jason and Dee embark on a thrilling journey through the mesmerizing world of the Miami Vice Soundtrack. But they're not alone in this adventure; they're joined by a very special guest: author, YouTuber, and Miami Vice aficionado, Morgan Richter.

Together, they take a track-by-track exploration of the legendary soundtrack, dissecting each song's significance and its seamless integration into the fabric of Miami Vice. From the pulsating beats of Jan Hammer's iconic theme to the sultry melodies of Glenn Frey's "You Belong to the City," no stone is left unturned. They also throw in a bonus song used in Miami Vice Season 1, "She's A Beauty" by the Tubes!

But the discussion doesn't stop there! With Morgan Richter's expert insights, they unravel the deeper connections between the soundtrack and the specific Miami Vice episodes they underscore. Drawing from Morgan's extensive knowledge of the show's behind-the-scenes dynamics, they uncover fascinating anecdotes and trivia that shed new light on the creation of this groundbreaking series.

From the neon-lit streets of Miami to the intricate layers of synthwave magic, join Jason, Dee, and Morgan Richter as they unravel the sonic tapestry of the Miami Vice Soundtrack, rekindling nostalgic memories and uncovering hidden gems along the way. So, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a ride through the sun-soaked soundscape of the '80s like never before. Pastels only, and no socks allowed!

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