Vive Le Rock is the third studio album by Adam Ant, released in 1985.
- "Vive Le Rock" (3:39)
- "Miss Thing" (3:08)
- "Razor Keen" (3:49)
- "Rip Down" (3:23)
- "Scorpio Rising" (4:04)
- "Apollo 9" (3:22)
- "Hell's Eight Acres" (3:51)
- "Mohair Lockeroom Pin-Up Boys" (3:14)
- "No Zap" (3:14)
- "P.O.E." (3:24)
- "Apollo 9 (Acapella Reprise)" (1:32)
- "Human Bondage Den" (3:08)
Vive Le Trope:
- A Cappella: "Apollo 9" has two versions on this album, one of them in a cappella.
- Album Single: "Apollo 9", which peaked at #13, and "Vive Le Rock", which peaked at #50.
- Alliterative Name: "Vive Le Rock"Bouncing Betty on you
- Face on the Cover: Adam's face in close-up.
- Fun with Acronyms: "P.O.E.".
- Gratuitous French: "Vive Le Rock".I try to tell you, but you just don't understandYou've got my entire life in your handsVive le rock, vive le rock
- Intercourse with You: "Doggy Style".Do it doggy-styleRight across the floorAnd when you feel exhaustedThen you know it's time for more
- One-Woman Song: "Miss Thing".
- Product Placement: "P.O.E."Clamping on a Stetson
- Record Producer: Tony Visconti, Adam Ant.
- Remaster: One in 2005, which included eight bonus tracks.
- Rock: and Pop Rock.
Ben Hur daddy argent!
- "Apollo 9" references the space mission of the same name.
- "Scorpio Rising" is a reference to the film Scorpio Rising. It also references Ben-Hur
Damn your eyes, Mr. KhrushchevDon't go dropping bombs over here
- "P.O.E." namedrops Nikita Khrushchev. It also has Adam listing the contents of the survival pack from Dr. Strangelove.
Well, I've been where I was goingAnd it's not Tom Of Finland
- "Vive Le Rock" name-drops Tom of Finland:
Look ma, I'm on top of the world!
- "Vive Le Rock" also references a famous line from White Heat
Can't fight here, this is the war room
- "Human Bondage Den" references Dr. Strangelove
- Time Marches On: "P.O.E.".Good-by-ee to the 20th century, yipee-ya yipee-ya.
- Title Track: "Vive Le Rock".I try to tell you, but you just don't understandYou've got my entire life in your handsVive le rock, vive le rock