Down Boys

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"Down Boys"
Single by Warrant
from the album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich
Released 1989
Recorded 1988
Genre Glam metal
Length 4:04
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Jani Lane
Warrant singles chronology
"Down Boys"
(1989)
"Heaven"
(1989)
"Down Boys"
(1989)
"Heaven"
(1989)

Down Boys is the debut single by American rock band Warrant. The single was released in 1989 from Warrant's debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich. The song charted at #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #13 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.[1] The song also charted at #50 on the New Zealand charts.

Down Boys which also became the band's nickname featured a music video and the song was also re-visited by the band in 1999 on their Greatest & Latest album.

Review[edit]

The song has been described as "one of the toughest, heaviest songs in [Warrant's] catalog, and certainly at the top of both categories in terms of their hit singles."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warrant - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Warrant - Down Boys review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)