Def Leppard – Animal – Official Music Video
The song was written by Def Leppard members, Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Steve Clark and Rick Savage, along with producer and songwriter Robert John “Mutt” Lange. “Animal” was released as the second single from their fourth studio album, “Hysteria”. The single was released in July 1987 with “Tear It Down” on the B-side in the UK (September with “I Wanna Be Your Hero” in the U.S.). The single reached #3 in Ireland, #6 in the UK and #3 on Billboard Mainstream Rock chart in the United States.