Hard Charger

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"Hard Charger"
Single by Porno for Pyros
from the album Private Parts
Released February 1997
Format CD single
Genre Alternative rock
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Perry Farrell
Producer(s) John King and Perry Farrell
Porno for Pyros singles chronology
"Dogs Rule the Night"
"Hard Charger"
"Dogs Rule the Night"
"Hard Charger"

"Hard Charger" is a single by Porno for Pyros. The song was composed by Perry Farrell.[1]

Dave Navarro and Flea played guitar and bass guitar on the track, which would later lead them to join Jane's Addiction later that year.

"Hard Charger" was featured as the first single from Private Parts: The Album, the soundtrack to Howard Stern's 1997 film Private Parts.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video of the radio edit, directed by Liz Friedlander (posing as an Alan Smithee) and featuring clips from the Private Parts film,[3]) and Geoff Nelson,[4] received airplay on MTV during February 1997.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hard Charger (Radio Edit)" - 4:40
  2. "Pete's Dad" (recorded live at 1993 KROQ Acoustic Christmas concert) 4:39
  3. "Pets" - 3:36 (from 1993's Porno for Pyros)
  4. "Hard Charger (Album Version)" - 6:46



  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Porno For Pyros In Cahoots With Howard Stern". MTV. 1997-01-24. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  3. ^ "Porno for Pyros - "Hard charger"". mvdbase.com. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Soundtrack - Hard Charger". MTV. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  5. ^ "Stern, Porno For Pyros, and Red Hot Chili Peppers". MTV. 1997-01-17. Retrieved 2009-03-12.