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Hard Line is the fourth album by American rock and roll band The Blasters, released in 1985.

Hard Line
Hard Line (The Blasters album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1985 (February 1985)
GenreRock and roll, roots rock
ProducerJeff Eyrich
The Blasters chronology
Non Fiction
Hard Line
The Blasters Collection
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideA[2]
Spin Alternative Record Guide7/10[3]

The song "Dark Night" was later featured in the film From Dusk Till Dawn (1995).


Track listingEdit

All track written by Dave Alvin, except where noted.

  1. "Trouble Bound"
  2. "Just Another Sunday" (Alvin, John Doe)
  3. "Hey, Girl"
  4. "Dark Night"
  5. "Little Honey" (Alvin, Doe)
  6. "Samson and Delilah" (Traditional)
  7. "Colored Lights" (John Mellencamp)
  8. "Help You Dream"
  9. "Common Man"
  10. "Rock & Roll Will Stand"


The Blasters


  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "Hard Line – The Blasters". AllMusic. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1990). "The Blasters: Hard Line". Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s. Pantheon Books. ISBN 0-679-73015-X. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  3. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.

Further readingEdit