1985: Live It Up By Mental As Anything

Composed by Andy Smith (pseudonym Greedy Smith) of Australian band ‘Mental As Anything’ and performed by the same band. The song was released in Australia in 1985 and then in Europe and the USA in 1986 / 1987 after it featured in the 1986 film Crocodile Dundee.  It is the band’s most successful song, reaching the Top 20 in numerous countries. ‘Live It Up’ has been placed in the collection of the Australian National Film and Sound Archive, with the song being described as “wistful and yet danceable”