Eye of the Tiger is a song by the rock band Survivor and their famous hit. It was released in 1982 and has over eleven weeks in the Top 40 stood, with its highest position number two. [1] The song was used for the soundtrack of the film Rocky III .

The song comes from the eponymous album.

The song is also being used by Raymond van Barneveld at darts matches and FC Utrecht as attendance number. The song is also in music games for game consoles, including at Rock Band and Guitar Hero.

Covers Edit ]Edit

The following artists have the number retreaded :

  • Frank Bruno (boxer)
  • At Vance ( German metal band)
  • Bloodfist ( American metal band)
  • Withering ( Finnish metal band)
  • Josh Joplin
  • Amel Bent
  • Green Day
  • DMX and Ice Cube
  • Lee Harding ( Australian pop artist)
  • Judith Owen
  • Lorena
  • Scorpions
  • Paul Anka (Jazz Version)
  • Journey
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Katy Perry

Moreover, the refs guitar based on the intro of "Edge of Seventeen" by Stevie Nicks, albeit in a different key.

Parodies edit ]Edit

Besides these covers, there are also many parodies of this song included, among others:

  • A parody by "Weird Al" Yankovic entitled, "Theme from Rocky XIII (The Rye or the Kaiser)", was recorded in their 3-D album from 1984.
  • The Israeli band ' Infection 'parodies the song in their 2005 album' Bekhef "(Hebrew: בכיף). The band has the title of the parody left the same, namely, "Eye of the Tiger" (Hebrew: עין הנמר).

Radio 2 Top 2000 edit ]Edit

Number (s) with markings 

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

'99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13
Eye of the Tiger 244 403 604 380 378 484 615 712 863 600 1109 1113 934 764 637

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