On this day in Def Leppard history, 30 October 2015, we released our self-titled album 💥 It hit #1 on the Top Rock & Top Hard Rock Album Charts on Billboard, and received Album of the Year at the 2016 Classic Rock Awards!
HIGH ‘N’ DRY is the second studio album by DEF LEPPARD released on July 11, 1981. Its title song, “High ‘n’ Dry (Saturday Night)”, made #33 on VH1’s 40 Greatest Metal Songs. The album charted at #38 on The Billboard and #26 on the UK Albums Chart.
High ‘n’ Dry was reissued on 31 May 1984 with two bonus songs “Bringing’ On The Heartbreak (Remix) and a remixed version of a 1981 B-side, “Me & My Wine”. The “Bringing’ On The Heartbreak” (Remix) was released in 1984 as a single, peaking at No. 61 in the US charts.
Videos for both were made, featuring Phil Collen (who was not in the band at the time of the album’s recording). Both bonus tracks were omitted from the mid-1990s re-releases of the album.
On March 31, 1992 Def Leppard released the album ADRENALIZE. The album debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and is certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA. Crank it up all day with us!!
1. Let’s Get Rocked
2. Heaven Is
3. Make Love Like A Man
5. White Lightning
6. Stand Up (Kick Love into Motion)
7. Personal Property
8. Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
9. I Wanna Touch U
10. Tear It Down