Wildside (album)

Wildside is an album released in September 1987 by the Canadian rock band Loverboy.[2] This was the first album that the band had released that did not go platinum, signaling a significant decline in the band's popularity.

Wildside
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1987
StudioLittle Mountain Sound Studios
GenreRock
Length48:43
LabelColumbia
ProducerBruce Fairbairn
Loverboy chronology
Lovin' Every Minute of It
(1985)
Wildside
(1987)
Big Ones
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

Wildside track listing
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Notorious"Jon Bon Jovi, Todd Cerney, Dean, Reno, Richie Sambora4:39
2."Walkin' on Fire"Todd Cerney, Dean, Taylor Rhodes4:17
3."Break It to Me Gently"Dean, Reno4:37
4."Love Will Rise Again"Todd Cerney, Rhodes4:29
5."Can't Get Much Better"Todd Cerney, Paul Dean, Mike Perodeau, Rhodes, Steve Tracey4:05
6."Hometown Hero"Bryan Adams, Todd Cerney, Dean, Rhodes4:12
7."Wildside"Reno, Lindsay West, J.L. Douglas3:31
8."Don't Let Go"Brian MacLeod, Reno3:36
9."That's Where My Money Goes"Dean, Gerald O'Brien, Alfie Zappacosta4:14
10."Read My Lips"Doug Johnson, Reno, Neil Shilkin5:03
CD bonus track
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
11."Don't Keep Me in the Dark"James P. Dunne, Reno, Austin Roberts5:56

PersonnelEdit

All information from the album booklet.[3]

Loverboy

Additional musicians

  • Darrell Mansfield – harp
  • Alison Glass – voice on "That's Where My Money Goes"
  • Paul Hyde – voice on "That's Where My Money Goes"

Production

  • Neil Shilkin – programming
  • Bruce Fairbairn – producer, backing vocals
  • Bob Rock – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Fraser – engineer
  • Ed Thacker – mastering
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Norman Moore – art direction
  • Phillip Dixon – photography
  • James O' Mara – photography
  • Ryan Begley – photography

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Wildside - Review". Allmusic.
  2. ^ Strong, Martin C. "The Great Metal Discography." Canongate Books Ltd. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1998. p. 189
  3. ^ (1987). "Wildside liner notes". In Wildside [CD booklet]. Columbia Records.

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