Into the Fire

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Into the Fire
Studio album by Bryan Adams
Released March 30, 1987
Genre Rock
Length 44:53
Label A&M
Producer Bryan Adams
Bob Clearmountain
Bryan Adams chronology
Reckless
(1984)
Into the Fire
(1987)
Live! Live! Live!
(1988)
Singles from Into the Fire
  1. "Heat of the Night"
    Released: 1987
  2. "Hearts on Fire"
    Released: 1987
  3. "Victim of Love"
    Released: 1987
  4. "Only the Strong Survive"
    Released: 1987
  5. "Into the Fire"
    Released: 1987
  6. "Another Day"
    Released: 1987

Into the Fire is the fifth studio album by the Canadian rock artist Bryan Adams. Released on March 30, 1987 through A&M Records, the album was a huge commercial success selling over 2 million units worldwide, peaking at number 7 on the US Billboard 200 chart and reaching high positions in charts worldwide.[1] It was recorded at Adams' home in London, England.

Six singles were released from the album: "Heat of the Night", "Hearts on Fire", "Victim of Love", "Only the Strong Survive", "Into the Fire" and "Another Day".[2]

Into the Fire Tour[change | edit source]

On May, 1987 Adams started the Into the Fire tour. His first performance was in Shreveport, Louisianna with his backing band.[2] Adams first stop of the UK leg of the tour at the Prince’s Trust charity concert at Wembley Stadium, London.[2] Adams later went back to the United States to continue the American leg of the tour He appeared on The David Letterman Show.[2] Adams sold out two nights in a row at Madison Square Garden in New York City and was visited backstage by Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. He got a sold-out show in Toronto, Ontario.[2] The tour continued through the Western United States.[2] Adams headed back to the UK on October 13 in Newcastle, England.[2] Adams sold out four nights in a row at Wembley Arena in London.[2] Adams started his tour in mainland Europe and Adams previous album Reckless achieved gold status in Sweden and Into The Fire achieves gold status in Switzerland and later he traveled to Dublin, Ireland.[2] Adams started the Asian leg of the tour and ended up selling out ten concerts, five of which were in Tokyo's Budokan. Into the Fire was certified platinum with sales over 100,000 copies sold in Japan.[2] Adams headed back to Europe and played in East Berlin and later West Berlin. The last concert part of the Into the Fire tour was in Locarno, Switzerland.[2]

Track listing[change | edit source]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Heat of the Night"   Adams, Vallance 5:07
2. "Into the Fire"   Adams, Vallance 4:41
3. "Victim of Love"   Adams, Vallance 4:06
4. "Another Day"   Adams, Vallance 3:41
5. "Native Son"   Adams, Vallance 6:04
6. "Only the Strong Survive"   Adams, Vallance 3:45
7. "Rebel"   Adams, Vallance 4:02
8. "Remembrance Day"   Adams, Vallance 5:59
9. "Hearts on Fire"   Adams, Vallance 3:30
10. "Home Again"   Adams, Vallance 4:18

Personnel[change | edit source]

Chart positions[change | edit source]

Country Peak Position Certification (If Any) Sales/shipments ref.
Canada 2 3× Platinum +300,000 [3][4]
Germany 7 [5]
UK 10 Gold +60,000 [6][7]
Norway 4 [8]
Sweden 3 [9]
Switzerland 4 Platinum +15,000 [10][11]
United States 7 Platinum +1000,000 [1][12]
Austria 13

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References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Billboard 200". Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/retrieve_chart_history.do?model.chartFormatGroupName=Albums&model.vnuArtistId=3925&model.vnuAlbumId=1114451. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 "The Life Of Bryan" (in (Danish)). -skolarbete.nu. http://skolarbete.nu/skolarbeten/bryan-adams/. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  3. "CRIA Certifications". CRIA. http://www.cria.ca/cert_db_search.php?page=1&wclause=WHERE+artist_name+like+%27%25Bryan+Adam%25%27+ORDER+BY+cert_date%2C+cert_award+&rcnt=63&csearch=40&nextprev=1. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  4. "Canadian Chart". RPM. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.1665&volume=54&issue=22&issue_dt=November%2002%201991&type=1&interval=24&PHPSESSID=ud55k7vhb31l4mk2hqbruj93f3. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  5. "German Chart". Charts-Surfer. http://www.charts-surfer.de/musiksearch.php. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  6. "BPI Certifications". BPI. http://www.bpi.co.uk/. Retrieved 2008-03-07.
  7. "British Album Chart". Chart Stats. http://www.everyhit.com/. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  8. "Norwegian Chart". norwegiancharts.com. http://norwegiancharts.com/. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  9. "Swedish Chart". swedishcharts.com. http://swedishcharts.com/. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  10. "Swiss Chart". Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade. http://hitparade.ch/. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  11. "Swiss Certifications". Swiss Hitparade. http://hitparade.ch/search_certifications.asp?search=Bryan%20Adams. Retrieved 2008-03-07.
  12. "RIAA Certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?resultpage=1&table=SEARCH_RESULTS&action=&title=&artist=Lostprophets&format=&debutLP=&category=&sex=&releaseDate=&requestNo=&type=&level=&label=&company=&certificationDate=&awardDescription=&catalogNo=&aSex=&rec_id=&charField=&gold=&platinum=&multiPlat=&level2=&certDate=&album=&id=&after=&before=&startMonth=1&endMonth=1&startYear=1958&endYear=2007&sort=Artist&perPage=25. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  13. "Austrian Chart". austriancharts.at. http://austriancharts.at/showitem.asp?interpret=Bryan+Adams&titel=Into+The+Fire&cat=a. Retrieved 2008-06-24.