Never Surrender (album)

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Never Surrender
Studio album by Triumph
Released January 28, 1983
Recorded 1982 at Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, ON
Genre Hard rock
Length 40:31
Label RCA, TML
Producer Triumph, David Thoener
Triumph chronology
Allied Forces
(1981)
Never Surrender
(1983)
Thunder Seven
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 1/5 stars [2]

Never Surrender is the sixth studio album by Canadian hard rock band Triumph, released in 1983. The album reached #26 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart assisted by the singles "All the Way", "A World of Fantasy" and "Never Surrender" which hit #2, #3 and #23, respectively, on the Mainstream Rock chart of 1983. A remastered CD was first released in 1985 on MCA Records (then again in 1995 on the band's own TRC label). A new remaster was released in November 2004 on the band's own label TML Entertainment.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Rik Emmett / Michael Levine / Gil Moore except where otherwise noted.

  1. "Too Much Thinking" – 5:39
  2. "A World of Fantasy" (Emmett, Levine, Moore, Tammy Patrick) – 5:03
  3. "A Minor Prelude" – :44
  4. "All the Way" – 3:45
  5. "Battle Cry" – 5:00
  6. "Overture (Processional)" – 1:52
  7. "Never Surrender" – 6:41
  8. "When the Lights Go Down" – 5:08
  9. "Writing on the Wall" – 3:39
  10. "Epilogue (Resolution)" – 2:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Rik Emmett – guitars, synthesizer, vocoder, lead vocals; dobro in "When The Lights Go Down"
  • Gil Moore – drums, percussions, vocals
  • Michael Levine – bass, organ, synthesizer, piano

Production[edit]

  • Triumph & David Thoener – producer
  • Ed Stone – engineer
  • Hugh Cooper – assistant engineer
  • Joe Owens – director
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Brett Zilahi – remastering on 2004 re-issue
  • Bob Ludwig – remastering on 1985 and 1995 issues
  • Dean Motter – art direction, design

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Never Surrender at AllMusic. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  2. ^ Review of Never Surrender on Rolling Stone