Loverboy (Loverboy album)

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Studio album by Loverboy
Released November 1980
Recorded March 1980
Genre Rock
Length 40:13
Label Columbia
Producer Bruce Fairbairn
Loverboy chronology
Get Lucky
Singles from Loverboy
  1. "Turn Me Loose"
    Released: December 1980
  2. "The Kid is Hot Tonite"
    Released: June 1981
  3. "Lady Of The 80's"
    Released: 1981

Loverboy was the debut album released by the rock band Loverboy in 1980. The album was originally refused by Columbia Records in the United States, but after its success in Canada it was released in the U.S.

Album cover[edit]

Barbara Astman was commissioned to create the album cover, and was sent a copy along with lyrics. She created the cover by typing lyrics from the album onto a self-portrait Polaroid as it developed.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Allmusic gave the album a rave retrospective review, making particular note of the hybridization of musical styles on most of the songs, and picking out "The Kid is Hot Tonite" and "Turn Me Loose" as especially strong tracks.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Track Title Writer(s) Length
1 "The Kid is Hot Tonite" Bernie Aubin, Paul Dean 4:24
2 "Turn Me Loose" Dean, Mike Reno 5:35
3 "Always on My Mind" Dean, Reno 3:31
4 "Lady of the 80's" Dean, Johnson, Reno, Vernon Wills 5:05
5 "Little Girl" Dean 3:55
6 "Prissy Prissy" Dean, Frenette 4:21
7 "Teenage Overdose" Dean, Johnson, Reno 4:14
8 "D.O.A." Dean, Johnson, Reno 3:38
9 "It Don't Matter" Dean, Reno 4:56


Additional personnel[edit]