The Tale of the Tape is a rock album by Billy Squier that was released in May 1980. It was his first solo album, following two albums with the band Piper. The disc spent three months on Billboard's album chart, setting Squier's career in motion. Several of its tracks were popular on AOR (Album Oriented Rock) radio.
All songs published by Songs Of The Knight (BMI), except "Who's Your Boyfriend" (Songs Of The Knight/Bomass Music Corp.), "Who Knows What A Love Can Do" (Songs Of The Knight/Hostel Music), and "You Should Be High, Love" (Songs Of The Knight/Desmobile Music Company).