Allied Forces (album)

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Allied Forces
Triumph Allied Forces.jpg
Studio album by Triumph
ReleasedSeptember 19, 1981
RecordedMetalworks Studios
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
April - August, 1981
GenreHard rock
Length38:50
LabelRCA, TML, Attic
ProducerTriumph
Triumph chronology
Progressions of Power
(1980)
Allied Forces
(1981)
Never Surrender
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [1]4.5/5 stars

Allied Forces is the fifth studio album by Canadian hard rock band Triumph, released in 1981. The album reached #23 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart assisted by the singles "Magic Power" and "Fight the Good Fight," which hit #8 and #18, respectively, on the Mainstream Rock chart of 1981.[citation needed] A remastered CD was first released in 1985 on MCA, then again in 1995 on the band's TRC label, and for a third time in 2004 on the band's label TML Entertainment (formerly TRC Records). It is considered their signature record.

Single[edit]

The title song was first single, released a month before the album came out.[2] [3] Vocals are by Gil Moore.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fool for Your Love" (Moore, Levine, Emmett) – 4:34
  2. "Magic Power" (Emmett, Levine, Moore) – 4:54
  3. "Air Raid" (Levine) – 1:18
  4. "Allied Forces" (Moore, Levine, Emmett) – 5:05
  5. "Hot Time (In This City Tonight)" (Emmett, Levine, Moore) – 3:23
  6. "Fight the Good Fight" (Emmett, Levine, Moore) – 6:16
  7. "Ordinary Man" (Emmett, Levine, Moore) – 7:17
  8. "Petite Etude" instrumental (Emmett) – 1:15
  9. "Say Goodbye" (Emmett, Levine, Moore) – 4:34

Personnel[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1981 "Fight The Good Fight" Mainstream Rock Chart 18
"Magic Power" Billboard Hot 100 51
Mainstream Rock Chart 8
1982 "Say Goodbye" Mainstream Rock Chart 50

Production[edit]

  • Dave Dickson – assistant engineer
  • Mike Jones – engineer
  • Joe Owens – direction
  • Nick Sangiamo – photography
  • Ed Stone – engineer
  • Mark Woods – assistant engineer
  • Brian Zick – artwork, illustrations
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering on original RCA LP and on the 1985 and 1995 remastered versions
  • Brett Zilahi – remastering on 2004 re-issue

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allied Forces review". Allmusic. Allmusic. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Triumph/Allied Forces". allmusic.com. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Allied Forces". last.fm. Retrieved 15 October 2013.