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Single by Stryper
from the album To Hell with the Devil
B-side Sing-Along Song
Loving You (Live in Japan)
Released 1987
Format Vinyl
Recorded 1986
Genre Glam metal, christian metal
Label Enigma Records
Writer(s) Michael Sweet
Stryper singles chronology
Free/Calling On You
Always There for You

"Honestly" is a power ballad by the American Christian metal band Stryper. The song was the band's fifth single and their highest charting on the Billboard Hot 100. "Honestly" became one of the most requested songs on MTV.[1] "Honestly" is one of Stryper's best-known songs, peaking at #23 on the Hot 100.[2] It was Stryper's only Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.

Although it was Stryper's highest charting single, the critics[who?] typically described the song as being overtly syrupy or sugary.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Honestly
  2. Sing-Along Song
  3. Loving You (Live in Japan)


  1. ^ Erickson, Sturdevant (2006). Stryper: Loud n' Clear (unabridged audio ed.). Maryland: Classic CD Books. ISBN 0-9764805-4-9. 
  2. ^ George-Warren, Holly, ed; Jon Pareles; Patricia Romanowski Bashe (1995). "Stryper". The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (Second Edition ed.). New York City: Fireside. pp. 962–963. ISBN 0-684-81044-1. 

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