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  1. Pat Benatar

    Pat Benatar

    American rock singer

  2. Heartbreaker

    Heartbreaker (1979)


    "Heartbreaker" is a song recorded by Pat Benatar on her 1979 album In the Heat of the Night. Written and composed by Geoff Gill and Clint Wade, it reached No. 23 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It is a staple of her live shows.

  3. We Belong

    We Belong (1984)


    "We Belong" is a 1984 single from Pat Benatar's sixth studio album Tropico. It matched the success of "Love Is a Battlefield" on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S., peaking at number five, and reaching number three on Billboard's Top Rock Tracks chart and the top 40 on its Adult Contemporary chart in 1984. The song was written by songwriting team Lowen & Navarro. The song earned Benatar a Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.

  4. Love Is A Battlefield

    Love Is A Battlefield (1983)


    "Love Is a Battlefield" is a song written by Holly Knight and Mike Chapman, after Pat Benatar asked Chapman to write her a hit song. It was released as a single from Benatar's album Live from Earth. The single has been certified gold and is her highest charting single in the United States. It topped Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for four weeks and made number five on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1983. It topped the Australian singles chart for five weeks in 1984. The song was finally released in the United Kingdom in March 1985 and reached #17.

  5. Hit Me With Your Best Shot

    Hit Me With Your Best Shot (1980)


    "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" is a song written by Canadian singer/songwriter Eddie Schwartz and recorded by American singer Pat Benatar in 1979. It was released as the second single from her second album Crimes of Passion, and reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her first top 10 hit. "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" sold one million copies, achieving a gold certification by the RIAA. The song is arguably Benatar's most recognizable. It can be heard at many baseball and soccer games, and is featured on many of Benatar's greatest hits compilations.

  6. I Need A Lover

    I Need A Lover (1978)


    "I Need a Lover" is a rock song written and performed by John Mellencamp under the stage name John Cougar. It first appeared on his 1978 album A Biography, which was not released in the United States. It was also included in his 1979 follow-up album John Cougar and released as a single, which became his first Top 40 hit in the US, reaching number 28 on the Billboard Billboard Hot 100 in late 1979. Allmusic reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine has described it as Mellencamp's "first good song."

  7. Crimes of Passion

    Crimes of Passion (2000)


    Crimes of Passion is the second studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released on August 5, 1980 by Chrysalis Records. The album is the first to feature Myron Grombacher on drums, beginning a long tenure in Benatar's band that would last into the late-1990s.

  8. In The Heat Of The Night

    In The Heat Of The Night (1984)


    In the Heat of the Night is the debut album of Pat Benatar, released in 1979. It peaked at #12 on the Billboard 200 on the strength of her breakthrough hit "Heartbreaker", plus covers of Nick Gilder's "Rated X", John Mellencamp's "I Need a Lover", The Alan Parsons Project's "Don't Let it Show", Sweet's "No You Don't", and Smokie's "If You Think You Know How To Love Me" and "In the Heat of the Night." The album also included the hit "We Live For Love."

  9. Precious Time

    Precious Time (1984)


    Precious Time is the third studio album by the American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in 1981. It peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and produced the top 20 hit "Fire and Ice"; the single would win Benatar her second Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1982 and reached No. 17 on the U.S. Pop chart and No. 2 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart. The single "Promises in the Dark" reached No. 38 on the U.S. Pop chart and No. 16 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart. Precious Time was also Benatar's first album to chart in the UK, reaching No. 30.

  10. Live From Earth

    Live From Earth (1984)


    Live from Earth is the first live album from Pat Benatar and was released in 1983. It also contains two studio tracks, "Love Is a Battlefield" and "Lipstick Lies", and these were produced by Neil Giraldo and Peter Coleman. The album peaked at #13 on Billboard's Top 200 albums chart and sold more than a million copies. A VHS concert titled "Pat Benatar in Concert" was released the same year but has different track listing, this was later released on DVD as "Live from New Haven"

  11. Best Shots

    Best Shots (1989)


    Best Shots is a greatest hits album released by Pat Benatar in 1989. It peaked at #67 on the U.S. Billboard 200, two years after the album peaked at #6 in the UK.

  12. Get Nervous

    Get Nervous (1984)


    Get Nervous is the fourth studio album by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in November 1982. It debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart the week ending November 20 and peaked at No. 4, staying on the charts for 46 weeks. Three tracks from the album were released as singles: "Shadows of the Night", "Little Too Late", and "Looking for a Stranger" all reached the U.S. Top 40. "Shadows of the Night" garnered Benatar her third Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1983.

  13. Greatest Hits

    Greatest Hits (2005)


    Greatest Hits is a compilation album by Pat Benatar, released in June 2005, and contains 20 digitally remastered tracks (see 2005 in music). The compilation peaked at #47 on the Billboard Top 200.

  14. Innamorata

    Innamorata (2008)


    Innamorata is American rock singer Pat Benatar's tenth studio album, and her eleventh album overall, released in 1997. It charted a single week on the US Billboard album chart, at No. 171. As of 2011, it had sold close to 65,000 copies according to SoundScan.

  15. True Love

    True Love (1991)


    True Love is the eighth studio album, and ninth album overall, by American singer Pat Benatar, released in 1991. The album is a combination of covers and original tracks of jump blues, which Benatar recorded with husband Neil Giraldo, Myron Grombacher and the Roomful of Blues horn section and drummer. The CD edition of the album included the seasonal standard "Please Come Home for Christmas" as a bonus track, which was released to the US Troops serving in the Gulf War, and was not included on foreign vinyl pressings of the album.

  16. Seven The Hard Way

    Seven The Hard Way (2010)


    Seven the Hard Way is Pat Benatar's sixth studio album, and her seventh album overall, released in 1985. It debuted on the US Billboard 200 album chart the week of December 14 and peaked at No. 26, producing the hits: "Invincible", "Sex as a Weapon", and "Le Bel Age". The album sold approximately 600,000 in the US and was certified Gold.

  17. Synchronistic Wanderings

    Synchronistic Wanderings (1999)


    Synchronistic Wanderings is a compilation album by American rock singer Pat Benatar. Spanning three discs, it is a box set chronicling her career from 1979 to 1999 - twenty years. Included are soundtrack contributions, b-sides, studio outtakes, previously unreleased songs, and rarities, as well as well-known singles - overall, it adds up to fifty-three tracks total. The booklet chronicles her career, discussing her ups and downs and giving additional commentary and background on most of the included songs from Benatar and husband Neil Giraldo.

  18. Tropico

    Tropico (2010)


    Tropico is American rock singer Pat Benatar's fifth studio album, and sixth album overall, released in late 1984. This is the first album to feature one-time John Waite bassist Donnie Nossov, who replaced Roger Capps in Benatar's band.

  19. Wide Awake In Dreamland

    Wide Awake In Dreamland (2010)


    Wide Awake in Dreamland is Pat Benatar's seventh studio album, and her eighth album overall, released in 1988. After a string of successful albums, this was her last rock-oriented album of the 1980s, before she would go on to try a blues-based sound with True Love in 1991.

  20. Gravity's Rainbow

    Gravity's Rainbow (2003)


    Gravity's Rainbow is the ninth studio album, and tenth album overall, by American singer Pat Benatar, released in 1993. The album is named after, though bears little other relation to, the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. It peaked at No. 85 on the US Billboard 200, and sold close to 160,000 copies - according to Nielsen SoundScan. Gravity's Rainbow would be Benatar's last studio album recorded on the Chrysalis Records label.

  21. Go

    Go (2003)


    Go is the eleventh studio album, and twelfth album overall, by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released in the summer of 2003. As of 2014, it is Benatar's only studio album since 1997's Innamorata and her only release of new material in the 2000s. According to Nielsen SoundScan this album had sold approximately 30,000 copies, before it went out of print in 2010.

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