80s Song of the Day: Faithfully by Journey

Faithfully by Journey was released on April 16, 1983, with Edge of the Blade as the B side. The song, which was written by keyboard player Jonathan Cain while the band was touring, was a single from the band’s eighth studio album Frontiers. Continue reading


80s Song of the Day: Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

Workin’ hard to get my fill
Everybody wants a thrill
Payin’ anything to roll the dice
Just one more time


Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey was released on October 6, 1981, with Natural Thing as the B side. It was a single from the band’s seventh studio album Escape.

The song reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold over a million copies in vinyl. It has re-entered the charts in recent years, notable in 2007 after its use in the last scene of the series finale of The Sopranos. In 2009, it reached No. 6 in the United Kingdom, after failing to break the Top 40 there on its original release. Continue reading