Thursday, February 04, 2010

Pat Benatar: "Love Is A Battlefield"

"Love Is a Battlefield", written by Holly Knight and Mike Chapman, was released as a single by singer Pat Benatar,alongside a music video, directed by Bob Giraldi, depicting her as a teenage runaway trying to survive in New York City.

Benatar's vocals mellowed from hard rock to atmospheric pop for the song, with the story-based video becoming a hit at MTV and Benatar becoming the first female rocker to air on the station.

"Love Is A Battlefield" earned Benatar her fourth consecutive Grammy Award for 1983's "Best Female Rock Vocal Performance" and was included as a studio track on the "Live from Earth" concert LP recorded in 1982, becoming Benatar's fifth consecutive platinum album winner.

Sneak Peek "Love Is A Battlefield"...