Joseph Thomas Elliott, Jr. was born on August 1st, 1959 in Sheffield, England.
The English Singer-songwriter and musician, is best known as the lead singer of the Rock Band Def Leppard. “Pyromania” is the third studio album by Def Leppard, which was released in January 1983.
It is the first album to feature guitarist Phil Collen who replaced founding member Pete Willis.
Produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange, the album was a shift away from the band's traditional heavy metal roots toward more radio-friendly glam metal and hard rock, finding massive mainstream success.
Pyromania reached at Number 2 on the Billboard 200, Number 4 on the Canadian RPM Album chart and Number 18 on the UK Albums Chart selling over 10 Million copies in the US alone!
The singles "Photograph", "Rock of Ages" and "Foolin'" became Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US, with the first two reaching the top 20.
Pyromania is ranked Number 384 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time!
Tonight I am spinning Pyromania by Def Leppard!
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🎶Slow and steady never lost the race
Don't stop runnin', I'm a fool for the chase
Play the game, surrender to me
Baby, I don't wanna fake it
Is it any wonder, you got me comin' under fire?
Comin' like thunder, you know you make me walk the wire🎶
@defleppardofficial @therealphilcollen #cominunderfire