During 1982, it was impossible to escape “Eye of the Tiger” as it received mass airplay thanks to global demand. The chart-topper even beat out Olivia Newton-John’s “Physical” for the top spot.
There was undoubtedly no greater hit for American rockers Survivor than “Eye of the Tiger.” The theme song for Rocky III is a track that gets stuck in your head, and no one ever minds. Reliving the magic of the 80s doesn’t get better.
Dave Bickler on lead vocals blew away audiences in the eighties, amazing to this day with a performance that few bands can touch. The song could be seen as partly responsible for the insane success of the feature film.
The platinum-selling hard rock hit is often classed as the greatest song of the entire 1980s decade, with critics putting it in the runnings with “Another One Bites The Dust” and “Physical.”