Van Halen
Van Halen 1984 Jump 45

I get up, and nothing gets me down
You got it tough. I've seen the toughest around
And I know, baby, just how you feel
You've got to roll with the punches to get to what's real

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1984 for five weeks
  • peaked at No. 7 on the UK Singles chart in 1984
  • from Van Halen's sixth studio album, 1984 (1984)
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • the biggest hit for Van Halen
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the synth riff was played on an Oberheim OB-Xa
  • on the record:
       David Lee Roth- lead vocals
       Eddie Van Halen- guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
       Michael Anthony- bass, backing vocals
       Alex Van Halen- drums
  • written by Van Halen (Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth)
  • produced by Ted Templeman
  • engineered by Donn Landee
  • recorded at 5150 Studios, Hollywood, California
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