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
(1981)Get Lucky1981
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.

Album cover[edit]

Barbara Astman was commissioned to create the album cover, and was sent a copy along with lyrics for the song "Little Girl". She created the cover by typing the lyrics from the song 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]

  • Wayne Kozak - saxophone
  • Nancy Nash - backing vocals