Surveillance (Triumph album)

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Surveillance
Studio album by Triumph
Released July 27, 1987 (1987-07-27)
Recorded February–July 3, 1987 at Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, ON
Genre Hard rock
Length 45:26
Label MCA
Producer Triumph, Thom Trumbo
Triumph chronology
The Sport of Kings
(1986)
Surveillance
(1987)
Edge of Excess
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Surveillance is the ninth studio album by Canadian hard rock band Triumph, released July 27, 1987 (see 1987 in music). The album was recorded at Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. This is the last Triumph album to feature Rik Emmett until his return to the group in 2000.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Prologue: Into the Forever" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore) – 1:01
  2. "Never Say Never" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore, Sil Simone) – 3:37
  3. "Headed for Nowhere" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore, Rick Santers) – 6:10
  4. "All the King's Horses" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore, Steve Morse) – 1:47
  5. "Carry on the Flame" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore, Dave Tkaczuk) – 5:13
  6. "Let the Light (Shine on Me)" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore) – 5:35
  7. "Long Time Gone" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore) – 5:12
  8. "Rock You Down" (Gil Moore, Rik Emmett, Mike Levine) – 3:59
  9. "Prelude: The Waking Dream" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore) – 1:13
  10. "On and On" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore) – 3:44
  11. "All Over Again" (Roger Freeland, Joe Pizzulo) – 3:59
  12. "Running in the Night" (Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, Gil Moore, Baker, Erik Scott) – 3:47

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • John Roberts – newscast on "Carry on the Flame"
  • Steve Morse – acoustic guitars on "All the King's Horses" and electric guitars on "Headed for Nowhere"
  • Dave Traczuk – synthesizer, keyboards, programming
  • Greg Loates – percussion, programming, effects, producer
  • Hugh Cooper – sound effects, research, engineer
  • Joel Feeney – backing vocals
  • Joel Wade – backing vocals, chant, choir, chorus
  • Paul Henderson – backing vocals, chant, choir, chorus
  • Ross Munro – choir, chorus, chant
  • John Alexander – choir, chorus, chant
  • Noel Golden – choir, chorus, chant

Production[edit]

  • Thom Trumbo – producer
  • Ed Stone – mixing
  • Bill Kennedy – engineer
  • Christopher Pritchard – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Brett Zilahi – digital remastering
  • Alex Andronache – studio coordinator
  • Dave Dickson – technical consultant
  • Dean Motter – illustrations, cover art
  • Louie Mann – art direction, concept, design
  • Adamoff – cover art concept

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Canada July 28, 1987 MCA
United States July 28, 1987 MCA
United Kingdom August 1, 1987 MCA
Japan August 1, 1987 AIRMAIL
Canada October 3, 1995 TCD
United States April 12, 2005 TRC
United States May 16, 2005 Castle
United Kingdom May 23, 2005 TRC
Canada September 2, 2005 Magada
Japan September 2, 2005 JVC
Japan March 7, 2008 Airmail

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1987 "...Long Time Gone" Pop Singles 65
1987 "Let the Light (Shine on Me)" Canadian Pop Singles 82
1988 "Never Say Never" Canadian Pop Singles 39

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