Nine Lives (Def-Leppard-Lied)

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Nine lives
Def Leppard
publication April 27, 2008
length 3:32
Genre (s) Hard rock
Author (s) Phil Collen, Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, Tim McGraw
album Songs from the Sparkle Lounge

Nine Lives (English for: " Nine Lives ") is a song by the British hard rock band Def Leppard . The song was created in collaboration with country singer Tim McGraw , who shares the vocals with Joe Elliotton this song.


Contact to McGraw came through his tour manager Robert Savage, the brother of Def-Leppard bassist Rick Savage. McGraw is a fan of Def Leppard and had previously performed with the band in Los Angeles and sang the track "Pour Some Sugar on Me" with the group.

At the 2007 Nashville concert , McGraw came to the soundcheck and then worked with the band on "Nine Lives" in the Sparkle Lounge , a backstage room filled with twinkling lights, incense sticks , candles and recording equipment. A video clip was also shot for this title.

The title was released as a single , but could not reach the charts in either the US or the UK .

Individual evidence

  1. a b handicraft lesson in the blue salon ; Interview with Joe Elliott; ROCKS - the magazine for Classic Rock, issue 4/2008, page 43.