Boys in Heat

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Boys in Heat
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 17, 1989
RecordedPlatinum Island Studios, Power Station Studios, and Soundtrack Recording Studio, New York City
GenreGlam metal, hard rock
ProducerNeil Kernon
Britny Fox chronology
Britny Fox
Boys in Heat
Bite Down Hard
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock6/10 stars[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal7/10[3]

Boys in Heat is the second album by the American glam metal band Britny Fox, released in 1989. After this album, singer "Dizzy" Dean Davidson left the group and formed the band "Blackeyed Susan". He was replaced by singer Tommy Paris. The album debuted at No. 149 on the Billboard 200 albums chart dated November 25, 1989, and peaked at No. 79 the following week, staying there for 3 weeks.[4] The song "Hair of the Dog" was originally recorded by Nazareth on the album Hair of the Dog (1975).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Dean Davidson, except where indicated.

Side one
1."In Motion" 2:46
2."Standing in the Shadows" 3:49
3."Hair of the Dog" (Nazareth cover)Dan McCafferty, Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Darrell Sweet4:11
4."Livin' on a Dream" 3:20
5."She's So Lonely" 4:03
6."Dream On"Davidson, Michael Kelly Smith4:47
7."Long Way from Home"  
Side two
8."Plenty of Love" 4:16
9."Stevie"Davidson, Billy Childs4:26
10."Shine On" 3:32
11."Angel in My Heart" 4:20
12."Left Me Stray" 3:15
13."Longroad" 4:03


Band members
  • "Dizzy" Dean Davidson - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar on track 8, harmonica
  • Michael Kelly Smith - lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Billy Childs - bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Johnny Dee - drums, backing vocals, cowbell and tambourine in "Hair of the Dog"


  1. ^ Ulrey, Jeremy. "Britny Fox Boys in Heat review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
  2. ^ Hotten, Jon (February 2010). "Britny Fox - Britny Fox/Boys in Heat". Classic Rock. No. 141. p. 92.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2004). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. pp. 60–61. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5.
  4. ^ "Boys in Heat Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-03-28.

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