Thick as Thieves (Trooper album)

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Thick as Thieves
Studio album by Trooper
Released June 19, 1978
Genre Rock, hard rock
Label MCA
Producer Randy Bachman
Trooper chronology
Knock 'Em Dead Kid
(1977)Knock 'Em Dead Kid1977
Thick as Thieves
Hot Shots
(1979)Hot Shots1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Thick as Thieves is the fourth album by Canadian rock band Trooper, released in 1978. The album was produced by Randy Bachman of Bachman–Turner Overdrive and The Guess Who fame. The album went platinum in their home country,[2] and featured the group's only successful U.S. single, "Raise a Little Hell".[3]


Thick as Thieves contained the hit "Round, Round We Go" written and sung by keyboardist Frank Ludwig, and "The Moment That it Takes" written by Stewart and Underhill and also sung by Ludwig.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ra McGuire and Brian Smith unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Live from the Moon" (4:14)
  2. "No Fun Being Alone" (3:17)
  3. "Round, Round We Go" (4:18) (Frank Ludwig)
  4. "Drivin' Crazy" (3:19)
  5. "Roll with It" (4:09)
  6. "Say Goodnight" (3:51)
  7. "The Moment That It Takes" (3:19) (Tommy Stewart/Doni Underhill)
  8. "One Good Reason" (5:14)
  9. "Gambler" (3:18)
  10. "Raise a Little Hell" (3:41)

CD bonus track[edit]

  1. "A Fine Mess (You've Gotten Us Into)" [b-side to Raise A Little Hell single]

Band members[edit]

  • Vocals - Ra McGuire
  • Guitar - Brian Smith
  • Drums - Tommy Stewart
  • Bass - Doni Underhill
  • Keyboards, vocals - Frank Ludwig


  • "Raise A Little Hell" / "A Fine Mess (You've Gotten Us Into)"
  • "Round, Round We Go" / "Raise A Little Hell"
  • "The Moment That It Takes" / "Live From The Moon"


  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike. "Allmusic review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-01-18. 
  2. ^ "Gold and Platinum". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  3. ^ "Trooper chart history". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-22.