Eye of the Tiger (album)

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Eye of the Tiger
Studio album by Survivor
Released June 8, 1982
Genre Rock
Length 37:54
Label Scotti Bros.
Producer Frankie Sullivan
Survivor chronology
Eye of the Tiger
Caught in the Game
Singles from Eye of the Tiger
  1. "Eye of the Tiger"
    Released: May 29, 1982
  2. "Ever Since the World Began"
    Released: July 17, 1982
  3. "American Heartbeat"
    Released: September 10, 1982
  4. "The One That Really Matters"
    Released: November 8, 1982

Eye of the Tiger is the third album by American rock band Survivor, released in 1982. It reached #2 on the US Billboard 200 chart.[1]

It features the title track, which is the theme song of the film Rocky III. The single went to #1 in both the US[1] and UK,[2] while "American Heartbeat" reached #17 in the US.[1] Both singles also made the charts in Germany.[3]

Following the temporary disbandment of Survivor in 1989, Jimi Jamison recorded a cover of "Ever Since the World Began" for the film Lock Up.[4]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[5]

AllMusic's brief retrospective review was dismissive of the album, declaring that "nothing here really scales the same height as the title track".[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Eye of the Tiger" Jim Peterik, Frankie Sullivan 4:04
2. "Feels Like Love" Peterik, Sullivan 4:08
3. "Hesitation Dance" Peterik, Sullivan 3:52
4. "The One That Really Matters" Peterik 3:32
5. "I'm Not That Man Anymore" Peterik, Sullivan 4:49
6. "Children of the Night" Peterik, Sullivan 4:45
7. "Ever Since the World Began" Peterik, Sullivan 3:48
8. "American Heartbeat" Peterik, Sullivan 4:10
9. "Silver Girl" Peterik, Sullivan 4:52
Total length: 35:47


  • All songs copyright Holy Moley Music, Rude Music, WB Music Corp. & Easy Action Music, except track 4 (WB Music Corp. & Easy Action Music).


Additional musicians


  1. ^ a b c Eye of the Tiger USA chart history, Allmusic. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  2. ^ Survivor UK chart history, The Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  3. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Survivor / Single". Music Line (in German). Germany: Media Control Charts. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Jimi Jamison - "Ever Since the World Began"/"Cry Alone"". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-09-19. 
  5. ^ a b Eye of the Tiger at AllMusic

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