This article is about the Andrew W.K. song. For other uses, see Party Hard (disambiguation).
"Party Hard" is a song by Andrew W.K., first released as a single in 2001 and included on his first album I Get Wet. The song provided Andrew W.K. with his first mainstream hit, reaching number 19 of the UK Singles Charts upon release.
The UK single contained one previously released track ("Make Sex"), one previously unreleased track ("Violent Life") and the video for "Party Hard". A promo single for this song was released to radio stations in the US in 2002. The promo single had the title song, the video for the song and a track titled "Andrew W.K.".
"Party Hard" was named the 89th best hard rock song of all time by VH1.
Pitchfork Media ranked the song #129 on its list of the Top 500 tracks of the 2000s. Reviewer Mark Richardson wrote: "Before Red Bull and vodka became fashionable and sports drink companies made the decade all about the pursuit of eXtreme energy, the movement already had its anthem."
The song appeared in the 2002 movie Stealing Harvard. The song was also used in the 2013 documentary series The Smash Brothers Episode 8: The Natural.
The song was included on the soundtrack for Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 football game. It can also be heard on Madden NFL 2003. It is available as downloadable content on the video game Rock Band 3.
Party Hard is used as the walk-on music for Professional Darts Corporation darts player Steve Hine It was formerly played by the now-defunct ECHL's San Francisco Bulls after scoring a goal during home games at the Cow Palace.
Beginning on October 29, 2015, Party Hard is the goal song for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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All songs written and composed by Andrew W.K..
"Make Sex AWKGOJ version"
"Party Hard (Video)"
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