Def Leppard Best Songs Of All Time

Def Leppard members left to right: Vivian Campbell, Phil Collen, Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, and Rick Allen performing at Royal Festival Hall in 16th May, 2023
Def Leppard members left to right: Vivian Campbell, Phil Collen, Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, and Rick Allen performing at Royal Festival Hall in 16th May, 2023( Source : facebook )

Def Leppard Greatest Hits Songs include 1. Pour Some Sugar On Me 2. Hysteria 3. Love Bites among others. Def Leppard is a popular 80s band.

Their origins are in the English town of Sheffield, which is also where the Arctic Monkeys originate from. Their music is a mix of glam metal and hard rock.

The Def was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019. They were pioneers of the British hard rock and heavy metal movement.

According to VH1, the band is ranked at 31st position in the list of "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock" and 70th position in "100 Greatest Artists of All Time."

Similarly, the band has sold over 100 million records worldwide. The metal crew has toured throughout U.S. and Europe often collaborating with rock band AC/DC.

 Def Leppard Best Songs Of All Time

Song NameAlbum Name
Pour Some Sugar On MeHysteria (1987)
Let's Get RockedAdrenalize (1992)
When Love & Hate CollideDef Leppard Greatest Hits (1995)
HysteriaHysteria (1987)
Love BitesHysteria (1987)
Armageddon ItHysteria (1987)
Bringin' On The HeartbreakHigh 'n' Dry (1981)
AnimalHysteria (1987)
WomenHysteria (1987)
PhotographPyromania (1983)

1. Pour Some Sugar On Me

Pour Some Sugar on Me is one of the best songs of Def Leppard. It was certified Platinum in UK and Gold in the UK in 1987.

Def's single's album "Hysteria" also won American Music Awards in the category of Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album. The song also peaked at #2 and was named VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the 80s" in 2006. 

Similarly, it topped the weekly charts by becoming the number-one song in UK Rock & Metal (OCC) also topping US Cash Box Top 100 charts. The was featured in the charts of more than six countries in 1987. 

Likewise, the song also logged sales of 1.1 million units combining the sales of both U.K. and the U.S. It is also their most streamed and downloaded song on Youtube and Spotify. 

According to the songwriter and vocalist Joe Elliot, the track was partially inspired by Aerosmith and Run-DMC's track "Walk This Way" which featured a mix of Rap and Rock. 

2. Let's Get Rocked

Let's Get Rocked is one of Def Leppard top songs. It is a rock anthem from the band's multi-platinum album "Adrenalize."

Rock Anthem charted in the 15th position on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at the #2 position in the UK Singles chart along with the third position on RPM Top Singles chart.

Australia (ARIA) certified the album Gold with 35,000 sales. They were one of the most popular whose chart featured in more than 20 countries during 1992.

According to the music video, the track is based on a character named Flynn who is a disappointment to his father and does not have an intimate relationship with his girlfriend.

The record features all the band members besides Steve Clark who passed away a year. Also, Vivan Campbell joined the band's performance as the band's new Guitarist.

The Youtube views of the track are more than 13 million and it is one of the most streamed songs of the band on Spotify.

3. When Love & Hate Colide

When Love & Hate Collide is one of the top 10 Def Leppard songs from their greatest hit album "Vault (1995)." The track reached #58 on the Hot 100.

Canada's chart listed the song in the top 10 hits at the time of its release. The track peaked at #6 on the RPM Top Singles chart. The song was a collaborative work of Joe Elliot and bassist Rick Savage in 1990

The track was one of the most successful Rock songs in Britain. They were able to feature their song in the charts of more than ten countries during its release. It gained massive popularity in Canada.

At present, the song has more than 31 million views on Youtube. The most awarded female artist, Taylor Swift was also featured in their remastered version of the song.

4. Hysteria

Hysteria is the tenth track of their multi-platinum 1987 album with the same name. It peaked at #10 at the time of its release on the Hot 100.

Besides, it was also featured in the 9th position in the US Mainstream Rock charts. Along with US and UK, the rock song also gained popularity in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and other countries.

It is one of the biggest hits of the band with 73 million views on Youtube and one of the most streamed tracks on Spotify and Deezer.

The first verse of the song's lyrics goes like this:

Out of touch, out of reach, yeah

You could try to get closer to me

I'm i n love, I'm in deep

Hypnotized, I'm shakin' to my knees

5. Love Bites

Love Bites is one of the Def Leppard love songs from their album "Hysteria." It was a number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Plus, it became a best-selling track in the UK, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand. The track's songwriter is Robert John "Mutt" Lange, he also provided backing vocals in the song.

The song has already logged 76 million views on Youtube and millions of streams on Spotify and Deezer. Similarly, the song's lyrics go like this:

If you've got love in your sights

Watch out

Love Bites

 When you make love, do you look in your mirror?

Who do you think of, does he look like me?

6. Armageddon It

"Armageddon It" is one of Def Leppard Greatest Hits. The song features the use of multiple string instruments.

The pop-metal song is from their most commercially successful album "Hysteria" The track peaked at #3 in the US and reached the list of top 10 and top 20 in Canada and Ireland respectively.

That said, the lyrics of the song go like this;

You Better come inside when you're ready to

But no chance if you don't wanna dance

You like four letter words when you're ready to

But then you won't cause you know you can

The track has amassed around 23.9 million views on Def Leppard's Youtube channel. It has amassed around half a million streams on Spotify.

7. Bringin' On The Heartbreak

Bringin' On the Heartbreak is a track from High n Dry (1981) album. It is a glam metal song is known for the blend of rock and metal genre.

It is one of the commercially successful singles and a song about a breakup, which garnered mainstream attention from music enthusiasts from the UK and the US.

Additionally, the song is also covered by the American singer Mariah Carey in her album Charmbraclet (2002). According to Rolling Stone, the song was defined as the "catchiest cut" Also band member Phil Collen praised the work of Carey.

The lyrics of the track go like this:

Gypsy sittin' lookin' pretty

The broken rose with laughin' eyes

You're a mystery, always runnin' wild

Like a child without a home

The track has logged more than 15 million views on Youtube and millions of views on Deezer and Spotify.

8. Animal

Animal is the first hit of the Def Leppard from their album "Hysteria" The song peaked at #6 in UK Singles chart.

It was also featured in 5th position in U.S Mainstream Rock (Billboard). Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, and Rick Savage shared the songwriting duties.

It was one of the popular tracks which were often performed by the band during their global tours.

Similarly, there are some tad-bit references to Neil Young's album Rust Never Sleeps in the lyrics of "Animal." That said, the song's first verse goes like this:

A wild ride

Over stony ground

And such a lust for life

The circus comes to town

Furthermore, the track has amassed nearly 40 million views on the Youtube channel of the group. It is one of the top 50 tracks streamed on Spotify and Deezer.

9. Women

Women by Def Leppard is a top 10 track from the metal band. Leppard also performed the track live at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1989.

During its release, the track secured 7th position on the U.S mainstream rock charts at (Billboard). It was featured at #80 on US Billboard Hot 100.

This 80s song about a girl might not have received mainstream attention but it has already logged more than 10 million views on Youtube and half a million on Spotify.

10. Photograph

Photograph is last on our Def Leppard Songs List. It is a popular track from the band's third studio album "Pyromania (1983)."

According to VH1, the song was named "13th greatest hard rock song of all time" It was also added to the list of "10 greatest Def Leppard Songs" in 2015.

Furthermore, Billboard dubbed the song in the second position in the "15 Best Def Leppard Songs" in 2017. The track was also featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto V in 2013.

In addition, it has already amassed 13 million views on Youtube and millions of streams on Spotify.

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