"Hold Your Head Up" is a song by British progressive rock band Argent, released as a single in 1972. The song was a Top 5 hit in both the US and UK, peaking at #5 in both countries. Billboard ranked it as the No. 50 song for 1972. The album version is 6:15 while the single version is 3:15. The DJ edit has a run-time of 2:53.
Steppenwolf covered "Hold Your Head Up" on their 1982 album Wolftracks.Uriah Heep also covered the song on their 1989 album Raging Silence.Mother Love Bone also released a cover of this song in 1989 as a non-album single. Fish performed a version of the song on his covers album Songs from the Mirror.Mr. Big covered the song during their 2009 reunion tour and is available on Back to Budokan live DVD and CD; a studio version was also recorded as a bonus on the CD version. The Zombies performed the song in 2013 at Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in Austin, Texas, introduced as "Hold Your Head Up, Woman".Phish has covered "Hold Your Head Up" 524 times in live performances between 1987 and 2014.