Sharks (album)

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Sharks (UFO album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
Released3 September 2002
RecordedPrairie Sun Recording Studios, Cotati, California, 2002
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
ProducerMike Varney, Steve Fontano
UFO chronology
You Are Here
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Sharks is the sixteenth album by the British hard rock band UFO. It is the last album to feature longtime German lead guitarist Michael Schenker.[2]

Track listing[edit]

1."Outlaw Man"Mogg, Way4:03
2."Quicksilver Rider"Schenker, Mogg4:09
3."Serenity"Schenker, Mogg6:24
4."Deadman Walking"Schenker, Mogg4:33
5."Shadow Dancer"Schenker, Mogg, Fontano4:48
6."Someone's Gonna Have to Pay"Mogg, Way5:31
7."Sea of Faith"Schenker, Mogg, Fontano5:51
8."Fighting Man"Mogg, Way4:32
9."Perfect View"Schenker, Mogg, Fontano4:08
10."Crossing Over"Schenker, Mogg4:49
Total length:49:36

There are reports of an 18 track version of this cd with tracks from previous UFO albums but tracks not listed in the cover.

Bonus Japan[edit]

  • 1. "Only You Can Rock Me" (Live)
  • 2. "Too Hot to Handle" (Live)
  • 3. "Rock Bottom" (Live)


Band members[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Mike Varney - guitar fills & outro guitar solo on "Fighting Man", producer
  • Kevin Carlson - keyboards
  • Jesse Bradman - background vocals
  • Luis Maldonado - background vocals


  • Steve Fontano - producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Jason D'Ottavio, John Anaya - assistant engineers
  • Tim Gennert - mastering


  1. ^ Sharks at AllMusic
  2. ^ Sharks (CD booklet). UFO. Hannover, Germany: SPV GmbH. 2002.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Saulnier, Jason (23 January 2009). "Michael Schenker Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 6 May 2013.