Joe Elliot, lead singer of the iconic Def Leppard, sat down with the guys over at The Guardian and revealed his favourite songs from their incredible back catalogue - and some may surprise you!


Ahead of Def Leppard's huge Hysteria Tour, lead singer Joe Elliot stopped by for a quick chat with the guys from The Guardian Music to speak about the upcoming show, the iconic  band he fronts and his favourite tracks from their classic list of hits.

2018 will see Def Leppard back in Birmingham for The Hysteria Tour, performing the album in full, plus other Def Leppard hits.

This will be the first UK and Eire tour since the sold-out arena run in late 2015.  2018 also marks the 35th anniversary of “Hysteria’s” predecessor “Pyromania”.

As a cornerstone of rock and roll's history, they've sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, and have become one of rock’s most enduring and influential bands.

But, which songs did Joe Elliot pick as his favourite? Here's his Top 5 along with a playlist curated by the man himself for the Guardian Music!

1. Photograph (1983)
2. Animal (1987)
3. Two Steps Behind (1993)
4. When Love and hate Collide (1995)
5. Rock On (2006)