Covenant (UFO album)

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Covenant
Studio album by UFO
Released 25 July 2000
Recorded Prairie Sun Recording Studios, Cotati, California, LCM Studios, Novato, California
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 48:45 (CD1) + 34:06 (CD2)
Label Shrapnel
Producer Mike Varney, Ralph Patlan and UFO
UFO chronology
Walk on Water
(1995)
Covenant
(2000)
Sharks
(2002)
Michael Schenker chronology
Adventures of the Imagination
(2000)
Covenant
(2000)
The Odd Trio
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Covenant is the fifteenth album by the British hard rock band UFO. It was published as a limited edition 2-disc album, with disc 1, entitled Covenant, containing entirely new material, and disc 2, entitled Live USA, containing a collection of classics performed live. Covenant saw the return of Michael Schenker on guitar, as he had left the band in the middle of the Walk on Water tour.

Track listing[edit]

Covenant (CD 1)[edit]

  1. "Love Is Forever" (Michael Schenker, Phil Mogg) – 4:22
  2. "Unraveled" (Pete Way, Mogg) – 4:16
  3. "Miss the Lights" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:43
  4. "Midnight Train" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:55
  5. "Fool's Gold" (Schenker, Mogg) – 5:36
  6. "In the Middle of Madness" (Schenker, Mogg) – 3:48
  7. "The Smell of Money" (Schenker, Mogg) – 3:44
  8. "Rise Again" (Way, Mogg) – 4:30
  9. "Serenade" (Schenker, Mogg) – 5:00
  10. "Cowboy Joe" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:13
  11. "The World and His Dog" (Schenker, Mogg) – 3:35

Live USA (CD 2)[edit]

  1. "Mother Mary" (Schenker, Mogg) – 3:52
  2. "This Kids" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:07
  3. "Let It Roll" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:41
  4. "Out in the Street" (Way, Mogg) – 5:07
  5. "Venus" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:51
  6. "Pushed to the Limit" (Schenker, Mogg) – 4:07
  7. "Love to Love" (Schenker, Mogg) – 7:16

Japanese edition additional live tracks[edit]

  1. "Shoot Shoot"
  2. "Come On Everybody"

Curiosity[edit]

On CD 2, the following incorrect order of tracks is printed on the cover and on the disc itself:

  1. "Mother Mary"
  2. "Let It Roll"
  3. "This Kids"
  4. "Love to Love"
  5. "Out in the Street"
  6. "Pushed to the Limit"
  7. "Venus"

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jesse Bradman – backing vocals
  • Kevin Carlson – keyboards

Production[edit]

  • Mike Varney – producer
  • Ralph Patlan – associate producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Joe Marquez – engineer, mixing
  • Luis Maldonado – engineer, backing vocals
  • Gene Cornelius – assistant engineer
  • Tim Gennert – mastering
  • Steve Jennings – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Gary. "UFO Covenant review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-11. 
  2. ^ Saulnier, Jason (23 January 2009). "Michael Schenker Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 6 May 2013.