Warrior is the debut, and the only, full-length album by American rock band Scandal (billed on the album as "Scandal featuring Patty Smyth"). The album reached a high of #17 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 200 album chart on the strength of the lead single "The Warrior". In 2014, an expanded and remastered edition was released, which included as bonus tracks the five songs from 1982's Scandal (EP).
|1.||"The Warrior"||Holly Knight, Nick Gilder||4:03|
|2.||"Beat of a Heart"||Zack Smith, Patty Smyth, Keith Mack||4:46|
|3.||"Hands Tied"||Knight, Chapman||4:07|
|4.||"Less Than Half"||Smith, Smyth, Mack||4:18|
|5.||"Only the Young"||Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon||4:29|
|6.||"All I Want"||Smith, Smyth, Benjy King||4:11|
|7.||"Talk to Me"||Doug Lubahn||3:56|
|8.||"Say What You Will"||Smith, Smyth||4:41|
|10.||"Maybe We Went Too Far"||Smith, Smyth, Mack||4:50|
- Patty Smyth - lead vocals
- Zack Smith - guitar, background vocals
- Ivan Elias - bass guitar
- Keith Mack - guitar, background vocals
- Thommy Price - drums, background vocals
+ On the album, it states that Andy Newmark played drums on the song "Hands Tied"; however, drum aficionados believe he actually plays on the song after, "Less Than Half" instead, since the complicated rhythm pattern replicates a technique/style that he commonly uses.
- Mike Chapman - producer
- John Agnello, David Alhert, Carol Cafiero, John Davenport, Eddie Garcia, Dave Hernandez, Greg Mack, William Wittman, Gene Wooley - engineering
- John Davenport, William Wittman, Dave Alhert, Gene Wooley - mixing
- LP dead-wax reads "A Disgusting Pile Of Guts" on the A-side. The B-side reads "I Like That About Myself"
The album spent 41 weeks on the U.S. Billboard album charts and reached its peak position of #17 in early October 1984.