500 Greatest Songs of All Time

328

Led Zeppelin, 'Heartbreaker'

Writers: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, John Paul Jones
Producer: Page
Released: Oct. '69, Atlantic
Non-single

"Heartbreaker," like much of Led Zeppelin II, was recorded hit-and-run style on Zep’s 1969 American tour. The awesome swagger captures the debauched mood of the band’s wild early days in L.A. "Nineteen years old and never been kissed," Plant recalled in 1975. "I remember it well. It’s been a long time. Nowadays we’re more into staying in our room and reading Nietzsche."

Appears on: Led Zeppelin II (Atlantic)

RELATED:

The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: Led Zeppelin's II

The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time: Led Zeppelin

Best of Rolling Stone

Around the Web

x
x

Add a Comment