Rock You Like a Hurricane (4:14)

Cover of Love At First Sting

From Love At First Sting and 111 other releases

“Rock You Like a Hurricane” reached number 25 in the USA Billboard Hot 100, greatly contributing to the album’s success, and MTV put the video in heavy rotation.

It was ranked fourth in the greatest guitar riffs of all time by Sync magazine. In 2006, VH1 named “Rock You Like a Hurricane” number 31 on their 40 Greatest Metal Songs and in 2009 it was named the 18th greatest hard rock song of all time also by VH1.

The racetrack depicted on the sleeve corresponds to the Circuito Permanente de Jerez, located in Spain.

A new version was recorded in 2000 as “Hurricane 2000” in the album Moment of Glory, featuring Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra backing the track. In the same way, it was titled “Hurricane 2001” when played in the follow-up Acoustica.

The lyrics of “Rock You Like a Hurricane” also references the title of the album on which it’s found - Love at First Sting.

The track is also featured on Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.


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  • YoQueSe666

    The sound of ‘80s hard rock wouldn’t be the same without this top 40 hit. Thanks to a catchy riff and anthemic chorus, the tune turned these Germans into the “Ambassadors of Rock.” Whether it’s at sporting events, in movies, TV shows or video games, the song’s pervasiveness in pop culture demonstrates the Scorpions really do know how to “rock us like a hurricane.” -- watchmojo

    3 Jul 2:47pm Reply
  • MegaDave89

    Scorpion is boring, but this song is great.

    26 May 4:19am Reply
  • rockandrolljoe


    3 Mar 9:18pm Reply
  • bercer

    great Oldie 4ever," rock on""

    24 Feb 11:18pm Reply
  • marjo47

    Wow still a good Rock band!

    20 Feb 5:21pm Reply
  • vadakkus

    The night is calling I have to goooo....!

    20 Feb 1:42pm Reply
  • LifeisPainBro


    19 Feb 10:13am Reply
  • CidaDuarteF

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    19 Feb 1:18am Reply


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  • mat42e


    27 Jan 4:43pm Reply
  • ZelihaDeeDee

    Scorpions \m/ Beste band überhaupt! ! !

    20 Jan 5:55pm Reply
  • AlejoAg

    really sad they said goodbye =(

    11 Jan 2:45am Reply

    OMG! I love this tune and talent! Take me back! Whoooo! :-)

    21 Dec 2013 Reply
  • sternenfee0


    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • marka23

    It says on wikipedia they are planning a new album

    24 Nov 2013 Reply
  • xXPyrophorusXx

    Definitely the nadir of this wonderful band. Saw them on this tour.

    1 Nov 2013 Reply

    Nice! Spank! :-)

    1 Oct 2013 Reply
  • BennoTiger


    23 Sep 2013 Reply
  • johmaprihotmail

    Best band ever? wow.

    4 Aug 2013 Reply
  • o-MacGyver-o

    Here I am!....

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
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