Union Jacks

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Union Jacks
Studio album by The Babys
Released January 1980
Recorded 1979; Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Hard rock
Length 35:08
Label Chrysalis
Producer Keith Olsen
The Babys chronology
Head First
Union Jacks
On the Edge
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.0/5 stars[1]

Union Jacks is The Babys fourth album, which peaked at number 42 on the Billboard 200 in 1980. The lead single "True Love True Confession" failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, but was succeeded by the minor hit "Midnight Rendezvous" and then the hit single "Back on My Feet Again". It would become the last Babys song to chart, and the band broke up later that year. Union Jacks was reissued on May 26, 2009 under Rock Candy Records after being out of print for many years. There are no bonus tracks, but all of the tracks have been remastered.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Back on My Feet Again" (John Waite, Dominic Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 3:18
  2. "True Love True Confession" (John Waite, Jonathan Cain) - 4:07
  3. "Midnight Rendezvous" (Waite, Cain) - 3:36
  4. "Union Jack" (Waite, Ricky Phillips) - 5:42
  5. "In Your Eyes" (Waite, Ricky Phillips) - 4:05
  6. "Anytime" (Waite, Tony Brock, Ricky Phillips, Wally Stocker, Cain) - 3:21
  7. "Jesus, Are You There?" (Waite, Stocker, Cain) - 3:34
  8. "Turn Around in Tokyo" (Cain) - 3:53
  9. "Love Is Just a Mystery" (Waite, Brock, Stocker) - 3:32




  • Anne Marie Leclerc - backing vocals on "True Love True Confession"



Chart Peak
The Billboard 200 42


Year Single Chart Position
1979 "Midnight Rendezvous" Billboard Hot 100 72
1980 "Back On My Feet Again" Billboard Hot 100 33