The Warrior (song)

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"The Warrior"
Scandal - The Warrior single.jpg
Single by Scandal
from the album Warrior
ReleasedAugust 1984
Format7-inch single
Producer(s)Mike Chapman
Scandal singles chronology
"Win Some, Lose Some"
"The Warrior"
"Hands Tied"

"The Warrior" is a song by American rock band Scandal, from the album Warrior. The song was written by Holly Knight ("Love Is a Battlefield") and Nick Gilder ("Hot Child in the City"). The song went to number one in Canada and number seven in the United States, as well as number one on the Mainstream Rock chart in the US, in addition to winning a BMI Airplay Award in 1984. The music video of the song depicts the apocalypse in a warehouse.

The song is used in the opening credits to the first episode of each of the first two seasons of the Netflix show GLOW.


Chart (1984-1985) Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 6
Canadian RPM Top Singles 1
New Zealand RIANZ Top 40 11
UK Singles Chart 86
US Billboard Hot 100 7
US Billboard Album Rock Tracks 1


  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.