Break It Up (Foreigner song)

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"Break It Up"
Single by Foreigner
from the album 4
B-side "Head Games (live)"
Released May 1982 (May 1982)
Format 7"
Recorded early 1981
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:25 (single)
4:11 (album)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Mick Jones
Producer(s) Gary Lyons, John Sinclair
Foreigner singles chronology
"Waiting For A Girl Like You"
"Break It Up"

"Break It Up" was the fourth single taken from the album, 4, by the band, Foreigner, and the first to feature a b-side that was not available on one of their albums, a live version of their hit, "Head Games." The tune has a more melodic, slightly ballad-oriented sound mixed with their traditional hard rock. It was written by Mick Jones and reached number 26 in the U.S. charts where the album, 4 had already gone to number 1, eventually selling more than six-times platinum.

Norwegian hard rock/heavy metal singer Jorn Lande has covered this song on his first album Starfire.