Tigers Will Survive

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Tigers Will Survive
TigersWillSurvive IanMatthews.jpg
Studio album by Ian Matthews
Released November 1972
Recorded 1971
Genre Folk rock
Label Vertigo
Producer Ian Matthews
Ian Matthews chronology
If You Saw Thro' My Eyes
(1970)If You Saw Thro' My Eyes1970
Tigers Will Survive
In Search of Amelia Earhart
(1972)In Search of Amelia Earhart1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Tigers Will Survive is the 1972 album by country rock/folk rock musician Ian Matthews. Former Fairport Convention bandmate Richard Thompson sat in on guitar and accordion.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Never Again" (Ian Matthews)
  2. "Close The Door Lightly When You Go" (Eric Andersen)
  3. "House Un-American Blues Activity Dream" (Richard Fariña)
  4. "Morning Song" (Ian Matthews)
  5. "The Only Dancer" (Pete Carr)
  6. "Tigers Will Survive" (Ian Matthews)
  7. "Midnight on the Water" (Ian Matthews)
  8. "Right Before My Eyes" (Peter Lewis)
  9. "Da Doo Ron Ron" (Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich)
  10. "Hope You Know" (Ian Matthews)
  11. "Please Be My Friend" (Ian Matthews)
  12. "Devil in Disguise" (Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman) (re-issue bonus track)



  • Producer: Ian Matthews
  • Recording Engineer: Robin Black
  • Art Direction: Des Strobel
  • Photography: Peter Gidion, Rick Ranken, Paul Nelson, David Ghar
  • Liner notes: unknown


  1. ^ Hartenbach, Brett. Tigers Will Survive at AllMusic