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Making Contact (album)

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Making Contact (album)

Making Contact
Studio album by UFO
Released February 1983
Recorded The Manor Studio, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, Townhouse Studios, White House and Maison Rouge Studios, London, Aug-Dec 1982
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 43:24
Label Chrysalis
Producer Mick Glossop
UFO chronology
Making Contact
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Making Contact is the eleventh studio album released by the British hard rock band UFO, the first album without founder bassist Pete Way.


  • Track listing 1
    • Side one 1.1
    • Side two 1.2
    • Japan CD bonus track 1.3
  • Personnel 2
    • Band members 2.1
    • Production 2.2
  • Charts 3
  • References 4

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Blinded by a Lie" (Neil Carter, Phil Mogg) – 3:58
  2. "Diesel in the Dust" (Carter, Mogg) – 4:29
  3. "A Fool for Love" (Carter, Mogg) – 3:57
  4. "You and Me" (Carter, Mogg) – 3:20
  5. "When It's Time to Rock" (Paul Chapman, Mogg) – 5:27

Side two

  1. "The Way the Wild Wind Blows" (Carter, Chapman, Mogg) – 4:14
  2. "Call My Name" (Carter, Mogg) – 3:14
  3. "All Over You" (Carter, Mogg) – 4:24
  4. "No Getaway" (Carter, Chapman, Mogg) – 3:32
  5. "Push, It's Love" (Carter, Mogg) – 3:16

Japan CD bonus track

  1. "Everybody Knows" (Chapman, Mogg) – 3:33


Band members


  • Mick Glossop - producer, engineer
  • Peter Thea, Richard Manwaring - engineers


Year Chart Position
1983 Billboard 200[2] 153
UK Albums Chart[3] 32
Year Single Chart Position
1983 "When It's Time to Rock" UK Singles Chart[4] 70


  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "UFO Making Contact review".  
  2. ^ "Making Contact Billboard Albums".  
  3. ^ "Making Contact Chart Stats". Chart Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2011-08-31. 
  4. ^ "When It's Time To Rock Chart Stats". Chart Archived from the original on 2012-09-06. Retrieved 2011-08-31. 
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