Survivor The Definitive Collection (2-CD Set)

$ 13.98

The first 100 customers to buy the CD from us get an autographed BOOKLET from Jim Peterik. First-come, first-served.
  • After Leading the Chicago-Based Band The Ides of March (“Vehicle”), Jim Peterik Founded Survivor Along with Guitarist Frankie Sullivan in 1978 

  • After a Couple of Releases for the Scotti Brothers Label, the Band Struck Gold When Sly Stallone Tapped Them to Record the Theme for Rocky III 

  • The Resulting Track, “Eye of the Tiger,” Became One of the Biggest Hits of the ‘80s, Going to #1 and Taking the Album of the Same Name to #2 on the Charts 

  • The Definitive Collection Is by Far the Most Comprehensive Collection Ever of This Legendary Windy City Band 

  • 35 Tracks Including Key Songs from the Dave Bickler and Jimi Jamison Lead Vocalist Eras 

  • Includes All but Two of the Band’s Hits, Highlighted by “Eye of the Tiger,” “Poor Man’s Son,” “American Heartbeat,” “I Can’t Hold Back,” “High on You,” “The Search Is Over,” “Burning Heart” 

    (from Rocky IV), “Is This Love,” and More 

  • Bill Kopp’s Liner Notes Include Exclusive Quotes from Jim Peterik

  • Added Photos and Album Art 

After leading The Ides of March (“Vehicle”) and recording a solo album for Epic in 1976 (whose liner notes termed him “a survivor,” thus inspiring the band name), vocalist-guitarist-keyboardist Jim Peterik formed Survivor in 1978 along with guitarist Frankie Sullivan. After recording a couple of moderately successful albums for the Scotti Brothers label, the band struck gold when Sly Stallone tapped them to record the theme song for Rocky III. “Eye of the Tiger” went to #1, took the album of the same name to #2, and cemented Survivor’s place in rock history. Now, Real Gone Music is proud to present the most comprehensive collection ever devoted to this Windy City legend, a 2-CD set offering 35 tracks taken from the peak 1978-1988 years, featuring key tracks from both the Dave Bickler and Jimi Jamison lead vocalist eras. All but two of the band’s hits are here, including such indelible tracks as, of course, “Eye of the Tiger,” “Poor Man’s Son,” “American Heartbeat,” “I Can’t Hold Back,” “High on You,” “The Search Is Over,” “Burning Heart” (from Rocky IV), “Is This Love,” and more. Liner note writer Bill Kopp sat down for a nice, long interview with Jim Peterik, and we’ve included photos and album art. The definitive collection indeed…get your ‘80s groove on!

Disk : 1

1. Somewhere in America

2. Rockin' into the Night

3. Rebel Girl

4. Nothing Can Shake Me (From Your Love)

5. Chevy Nights

6. Summer Nights

7. Poor Man's Son

8. Take You on a Saturday

9. Light of a Thousand Smiles

10. Eye of the Tiger

11. Feels Like Love

12. The One That Really Matters

13. Ever Since the World Began

14. American Heartbeat

15. Caught in the Game

16. Jackie Don't Go

17. I Never Stopped Loving You

18. Santa Ana Winds

Disk : 2

1. I Can't Hold Back

2. High on You

3. The Search Is Over

4. First Night

5. Broken Promises

6. I See You in Everyone

7. Burning Heart

8. Man Against the World

9. Rebel Son

10. Is This Love

11. In Good Faith

12. How Much Love

13. Desperate Dreams

14. Across the Miles

15. Too Hot to Sleep

16. She's a Star

17. Didn't Know It Was Love

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