The band Survivor will forever be in our consciousness for there huge hit 1982 hit “Eye of the Tiger” from the soundtrack for Rocky III.
Frontman vocalist Dave Bickler left the band in late 1983 after he developed polyps on his vocal cords and required surgery and voice rest. Bickler was also unhappy about his lack of a bigger payday he felt was owed him for the multi-platinum success the band had from t”Eye of the Tiger”
With new singer Jimi Jamison Survivor created this song for the soundtrack to the 1985 film Rocky IV.
A song about the an all and out battle inspired by the Cold War,Communist East versus Capitalist West conflict as reflected in the film by the fight in the boxing ring between Rocky and Ivan Drago.
Survivor with “Burning Heart”