The Hard Road (song)

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"The Hard Road"
Single by Hilltop Hoods
from the album The Hard Road
Released 3 August 2006
Recorded 2003 - 2005
X Bred Production Studios, Adelaide, South Australia
Genre Australian hip hop
Length 4:06
Label Obese Records
Writer(s) Barry Francis, Leon Russell, Matthew Lambert, Daniel Smith
Producer(s) MC Suffa
Hilltop Hoods singles chronology
"Clown Prince"
"The Hard Road"
"What a Great Night"

"The Hard Road" is a song by Australian hip hop group, Hilltop Hoods. It is the second single taken from the Australian group's 2006 album of the same name. It was released by Obese Records[1] in 2006 as a CD single and a 12" vinyl single.[2] The CD single also included the music video for the song.


The song contains a sample from "Out in the Woods", a composition originally written by Leon Russell.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Matthew Lambert (Suffa), Daniel Smith (Pressure), Barry Francis (DJ Debris) and L Lambert, except track 3 which was written by Lambert, Smith, Francis and Leigh Ryan.[4].

The Hard Road
No. Title Length
1. "The Hard Road" 4:07
2. "The Hard Road" (Suffa Remix) 4:05
3. "The Hard Road" (Plutonic Lab Remix) 3:43
4. "Recapturing the Vibe" (Sesta Remix) 3:09
5. "The Hard Road" (Instrumental) 4:09
6. "The Hard Road" (Suffa Instrumental Remix) 4:04


Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia 3 August 2006 Obese CD OBR 047
1 October 2006 12" vinyl OBR 047-2


  1. ^ "Obese Records discography". Obese Records. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Hilltop Hoods - The Hard Road". Discogs. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Hilltop Hoods - The Hard Road". Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) search engine". APRA. Retrieved 28 July 2010.  Note: requires user to input song title e.g. THE HARD ROAD

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