Taken from Def Leppard's album Retro Active (1993)
"Two Steps Behind" is a 1993 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their album Retro Active and Last Action Hero Soundtrack. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the 1993 Metal Edge Readers' Choice Awards, the song was voted "Song of the Year" and "Best Song From a Movie Soundtrack."
Def Leppard have recorded two different versions of the song - an electric version and an acoustic version - the widely released one was the acoustic version which featured on the greatest hits Vault. The widely released acoustic version differs from the original B-Side, as it featured the addition of strings by Michael Kamen, for usage on the Last Action Hero soundtrack.
Eduardo Rivadavia, reviewing Retro Active for Allmusic.com, called Two Steps Behind along with Miss You In A Heartbeat "solid, but hardly groundbreaking ballads" and one of the album picks.
The music video was directed by Wayne Isham Company.