“Eye of the Tiger”, Survivor

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What I Like Is Sounds

Eye of the Tiger

Hangin’ tough.   Stayin’ hungry.

You go, Survivor!  I used to check their Eye of the Tiger album out of the library all the time when I was nine and ten years old, and I played this song constantly.  I loved the Rocky movies—still do—and I will always associate “Eye of the Tiger” with Rocky Balboa and Clubber Lang.

The video for the song really has nothing to do with anything, but that’s how most early 80s videos were.  The band walks down the street and winds up in some sort of indoor junkyard with old bathtubs and rusty cars.  This, of course, is their rehearsal space, and they proceed to rock the fuck out, 1982 style.

The guitar hook is tremendous, and if you’re in my generation it brings a guitar-faced smile to your face immediately.  It’s one of the most fun songs to sing along to, and I’m…

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