"Escape" is the seventh studio album by the American rock band Journey, released in 1981. The album became a massive commercial success, spawning several hit singles such as "Don't Stop Believin'", "Stone in Love", and "Open Arms", which became the band's only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album is widely considered as one of Journey's best works, and is often cited as one of the defining albums of the 1980s rock music. It features the powerful vocals of Steve Perry, melodic guitar riffs of Neal Schon, and solid rhythm section work by Ross Valory, Jonathan Cain, and Steve Smith.