Quarterflash (album)

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Studio album by Quarterflash
Released October, 1981
Recorded 1981
Genre Rock
Length 40:38
Label Geffen
Producer John Boylan
Quarterflash chronology
Quarterflash (1981) Take Another Picture
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]

Quarterflash is the debut album by the rock band Quarterflash. It was released in 1981 on Geffen Records and features the single, "Harden My Heart", which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also hit No. 1 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. The follow-up single was "Find Another Fool", which reached No. 16 on the Hot 100. The album was certified platinum in the United States by the RIAA.

"Harden My Heart" is featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories on fictional power ballad radio station Emotion 98.3. It is also a featured song in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages.

Track listing[edit]

(All songs written by Marv Ross except as noted)

  1. "Harden My Heart" – 3:51
  2. "Find Another Fool" – 4:32
  3. "Critical Times" (Jack Charles) – 5:06
  4. "Valerie" – 4:20
  5. "Try to Make It True" – 3:38
  6. "Right Kind of Love" – 3:49
  7. "Cruisin' With the Deuce" – 4:10
  8. "Love Should Be So Kind" – 3:10
  9. "Williams Avenue" – 7:57


  • Rindy Ross: Vocals, saxophone
  • Marv Ross: Guitars
  • Jack Charles: Guitars, vocals
  • Rick DiGiallonardo: Keyboards
  • Rich Gooch: Bass
  • Brian David Willis: Drums, percussion

Additional personnel[edit]


  • John Boylan: Producer
  • Paul Grupp: Engineer
  • Phil Jamtaas: Assistan Engineer
  • Erik Zobler: Assistant Engineer