Stay Hard

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Stay Hard
Stay Hard cover.jpg
Studio album by Raven
Released 1985
Recorded 1985
Studio Pyramid Studios, Ithaca, New York, USA
Genre Heavy metal
Length 35:56
Label Atlantic
Producer Raven, Michael Wagener, Tony Incigeri, Jon Zazula, Marsha Zazula
Raven chronology
Live at the Inferno
(1984)
Stay Hard
(1985)
The Pack Is Back
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 1.5/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

Stay Hard is the fourth full-length album by the British heavy metal band Raven, released in 1985. It is the first album recorded in the United States for the major label Atlantic Records, after the British band had passed under American management.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by John Gallagher, Mark Gallagher and Rob Hunter.

Side one
  1. "Stay Hard" – 2:59
  2. "When the Going Gets Tough" – 3:34
  3. "On and On" – 3:54
  4. "Get It Right" – 4:49
  5. "Restless Child" – 2:45
Side two
  1. "Power and the Glory" – 3:37
  2. "Pray for the Sun" – 4:22
  3. "Hard Ride" – 3:15
  4. "Extract the Action" – 3:04
  5. "The Bottom Line" – 3:37

CD reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Gimme Just a Little" - 3:56
  2. "Do or Die" - 3:59

Personnel[edit]

Raven[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)[4]

Year Chart Position
1985 The Billboard 200 81

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Raven - Stay Hard review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016-11-20. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 285. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ "Raven (Gbr) - Stay Hard". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  4. ^ "Stay Hard - Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-03-24.