Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)

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"Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)"
Def-Leppard-StandUp AUS.jpg
Single by Def Leppard
from the album Adrenalize
B-side "She's Too Tough"
"Elected" (live)
"Let's Get Rocked" (Live)
Released

December 1992 (Australia)

July 7th, 1993 (U.S.A./Canada)
Format CD
Recorded 1991–92
Length 4:31
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Steve Clark, Phil Collen, Joe Elliott, Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Producer(s) Mike Shipley and Def Leppard
Def Leppard singles chronology
"Heaven Is"
(1993)
"Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)"
(1993)
"Tonight"
(1993)

"Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)" is a 1993 single by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their multi-platinum album Adrenalize. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Album Rock charts, and #34 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] This was the fourth single from the Adrenalize album.

Phil Collen, according to a statement on the Rock of Ages and Best Of compilations albums, says that this song was written at Wisseloord Studios while Def Leppard was recording the album Hysteria. It was written by Collen and Steve Clark. This song was not included on Hysteria, since the band thought it was very similar to the song "Hysteria".

Video[edit]

The music video was directed by Matt Mahurin,[2] and features Def Leppard managers Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein as a business man and baseball player, respectively. Filming took place on 26 October 1992. The outdoors footage was captured near Central Park in New York City.

A censored version blurs the naked couple on the close up scene.

The video peaked at number 3 on the US MTV Top 20 Countdown.

Track listing[edit]

CD: Bludgeon Riffola / 862 027-2 (AUSTRALIA) / Limited Edition Digipak[edit]

  1. "Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)"
  2. "She's Too Tough"
  3. "Elected (Live)"
  4. "Let's Get Rocked (Live)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 170.
  2. ^ ((( Def Leppard UK.com ))) :: Def Video 4 Adrenalize

External links[edit]