Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger - CD
Fully remastered with bonus track. 16 page full colour booklet – 4,000 word essay, enhanced art-work, rare photos and new interview with band leader Jim Peterik. Up to “Rocky III” Survivor had proved to be moderately successful melodic hard rock band but with the boost from ‘Rocky III’ the band was suddenly thrust into the spotlight, securing them the same sort of adulation afforded other hard rock heavy hitters such as Journey, Foreigner and Boston.
It was a pedestal that served them well for the rest of the decade and beyond. Both the single and the album topped the US charts in the summer of 1982. The album was produced by guitarist Frankie Sullivan.
Although the title track is universally known, the album contains a brace of superbly written and arranged tracks that indicate the band’s talent had reached new levels of creativity, even spawning another massive hit single with ‘American Heartbeat’.