www.tcm.com
Current cart in use:
SHOPPING CART
Your Cart ( items) $0.00
Title Qty
your cart is empty
The Largest DVD store online! Over 100,000 titles available!

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Label

Decades

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Studio

Decades

Color

Super Fly LP
Super Fly

Super Fly

LP
LP 
List Price: $20.98
Price: $17.95
You Save: $3.03 (14%)
Share Twitter
SUPER FLY - Curtis Mayfield - O.S.T. Superfly is the third studio album by American soul musician Curtis Mayfield, released in July 1972 on Curtom Records. It was released as the soundtrack for the Blaxploitation film of the same name. Widely considered a classic of 1970s soul and funk music, Super Fly was a nearly immediate hit. It's sales were bolstered by two million-selling singles, "Freddie's Dead" (#2 R&B, #4 Pop) and the title track (#5 R&B, #8 Pop). Super Fly is one of the few soundtracks to out-gross the film it accompanied. Superfly, along with Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, was one of the pioneering soul concept albums, with it's then-unique socially aware lyrics about poverty and drug abuse making the album stand out. The film and the soundtrack may be perceived as dissonant, since the film holds rather ambiguous views on drug dealers, whereas Curtis Mayfield's position is far more critical. Like What's Going On, the album was a surprise hit that record executives felt had little chance at significant sales. Due to it's success, Mayfield was tapped for several film soundtracks over the course of the decade.
Title: Super Fly
Genre: Soundtrack
Artist(s): Various Artists
Label: Hi Horse Records
Release Date: 4/10/2009
Product Type: LP
UPC: 725543249111
Item #: CTMZ324911

You May Also Like