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It was released as a single from their third album of the same name and was also the theme song for the film Rocky IIIwhich Eye Of The Tiger - Various - The Rocky Story released a day before the single.
The film version also contained tiger growls, which did not appear on the album version. It features original Survivor singer Dave Bickler on lead vocals. It gained tremendous MTV and radio airplay and topped charts worldwide during In the United States, it held No.
It spent fifteen consecutive weeks in the top ten, the second longest run ofbehind " Hurts So Good " by John Cougar which was prevented from reaching the top of the Hot by "Eye of the Tiger". This top ten run is tied with the aforementioned "Another One Bites the Dust" as well as "Physical" as the longest run in the top ten for a Eye Of The Tiger - Various - The Rocky Story one song during the entire s decade.
The song had sold over 4. In an interview with Songfacts, co-writer Jim Peterikwho shared writing credit with Frankie Sullivanexplained the song's title.
At first, we wondered if calling it "Eye of the Tiger" was too obvious. The initial draft of the song, we started with "It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight, rising up to the spirit of our rival, and the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, and it all comes down to survival.
In the rhyme scheme, you can tell we had set up "rival" to rhyme with "survival". At the end of the day, we said, "Are we nuts? We made the right choice and went with "Eye of the Tiger". InSurvivor sued Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich in Illinois federal court for using "Eye of the Tiger" without authorization as entrance music at his political rallies going back as far as The same year Sullivan also demanded that Mitt Romneyalso a Republican candidate for president, stop using "Eye of the Tiger" at his campaign rallies.
Romney agreed to drop the song from the campaign's playlists. Frankie Sullivan's company Rude Music filed a lawsuit in federal court in Chicago, Illinois, on November 18,against the former Governor of Arkansas and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee 's campaign organization for using "Eye of the Tiger" at a political rally without permission.
The rally took place on September 8,when Kim Davisa Kentucky county clerk, was released from jail after spending five days there for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Kentucky. Credits adapted from the album Eye of the Tiger. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Song by Survivor. This article is about the song by Survivor. For other uses, see Eye of the Tiger disambiguation. EMI Scotti Brothers. Frankie Sullivan Jim Peterik. List of number-one singles ImaGen - Linda Lady / El Vendedor de Periodicos Australia during the s List of Top 25 singles for in Australia List of best-selling singles List of Billboard Hot number-one singles of List of Billboard Mainstream Rock number-one songs of the s List of Cash Box Top number-one singles of List of number-one singles of Canada List of number-one singles of Ireland List of number-one songs in Norway List of UK Singles Chart number ones of the s.
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