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 of American 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.[2]

"Harden My Heart" is featured in the 2007 video game 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


Additional personnel[edit]


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