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Glenn Frey

The Heat Is On (3:46)

According to the The Heat is On Songfacts it was decided a popular artist was needed to sing this song. The Beverly Hills Cop soundrack album was on MCA Records, which Glenn Frey recently signed with. MCA asked several of their male rock singers to audition for the lead vocal for the song. At first Frey thought this wasn't something "rock stars" did, but he decided to go along, just for fun, never thinking they'd…

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The heat is on, on the street
Inside your head, on every beat
And the beat's so loud, deep inside
The pressure's high, just to stay alive

Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On Lyrics


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  • Childhood memories. This song makes me happy!
  • @IRSARGE, "Beverly Hills Cop", 1984 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086960/?ref_=sr_2
  • And now Glenn Frey's Heat is On for the second time? Is my library that small?
  • ....Miami Vice all over again.....
  • good movie in 80's ( name ?)
  • Interesting bio background on the song!
  • I had absolutely no idea this was Glenn Frey...
  • The Rockin' 80s are still rockin'!!!!
  • My truck. Here's $50. Put it next to a limo.
  • i know how it feels, love it when the music's beat turns up the heat

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