Heaven Is

"Heaven Is" is a 1993 single by English hard rock band Def Leppard from their 1992 multi-platinum album Adrenalize. The single reached number 13 in the UK.[citation needed]

"Heaven Is"
Def Leppard - Heaven Is.jpg
Single by Def Leppard
from the album Adrenalize
Released22 January 1993
GenrePop metal, hard rock
LabelBludgeon Riffola
Songwriter(s)Joe Elliott
Phil Collen
Steve Clark
Rick Savage
Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Producer(s)Mike Shipley and Def Leppard
Def Leppard singles chronology
"Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad"
"Heaven Is"
"Stand Up (Kick Love Into Motion)"

Song informationEdit

In a statement on the Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection and Best of Def Leppard compilation albums, the band's lead singer Joe Elliott described the song's backing vocals on the chorus sounded much like The Beach Boys, and said that it was the first time Def Leppard went that far. He also described the song as being "More Queen than Queen".[citation needed] Lead guitarist Phil Collen said that this song had been around for years and that parts of it were taken from the song "Armageddon It".[citation needed]


According to a Joe Elliott statement on the Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection, Best of Def Leppard and Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980-1995) compilation albums, he hated the music video.

Track listingEdit

CD: Bludgeon Riffola / LEPCD 9 (UK) / 864 731-2 (INT)

  1. "Heaven Is"
  2. "She's Too Tough"
  3. "Elected" (Live) (Alice Cooper cover)
  4. "Let's Get Rocked" (Live)

"Elected" was recorded at Tilburg, Netherlands in 1987; "Let's Get Rocked" was recorded at Bonn, Germany on May 29, 1992[1]

7": Bludgeon Riffola / LEP 9 (UK) / INT 864 730-7 / Special Edition Autographed Etched Disk

  • This single has the band members autographs on the back side of the disc.
  1. "Heaven Is"
  2. "She's Too Tough"

12": Bludgeon Riffola / LEPX 9 (UK) / INT 864 731-1 / Picture Disc

  • This 12" single picture disc has the Adrenalize graphic exploding in the cover. On the back side of the picture disc has a picture of Joe Elliott. The back cardboard has the 12" single information and a band picture. Pictures by Ross Halfin. Artwork and Design by Andie Airfix at Satori.
  1. "Heaven Is"
  2. "She's Too Tough"
  3. "Let's Get Rocked" (Live)


Chart (1993) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 24
UK Singles (OCC)[3] 13


  1. ^ notes on single sleeve
  2. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Heaven Is". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved September 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 7, 2020.

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