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Misdemeanor (UFO album)

Misdemeanor
Studio album by UFO
Released November 1985 (UK)
March 1986 (USA)
Recorded The Manor Studio, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 46:31
Label Chrysalis
Producer Nick Tauber
UFO chronology
Making Contact
(1983)
Misdemeanor
(1985)
Ain't Misbehavin'
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 4.5/5 stars [2]

Misdemeanor is the twelfth studio album by the British hard rock band UFO. After the disastrous tour supporting Making Contact, UFO disbanded, with Phil Mogg spending time in Los Angeles, where he contacted through Mike Varney guitarist Atomik Tommy M. Mogg decided to start a new band, involving the new American guitarist and Paul Gray, who had played bass guitar in the last UFO tour. The three of them recruited former UFO keyboard player Paul Raymond and drummer Robbie France and started writing new material. Chrysalis Records signed the new band as UFO and assigned experienced producer Nick Tauber for the recording process of a new album. France resigned before the recording started and was replaced by former Magnum drummer Jim Simpson.[3] Paul Raymond quit the band during their US tour in August 1986 and was replaced for the rest of the tour by David Jacobson.[4]

Contents

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

Track listing

Side one

  1. "This Time" (Paul Gray, Phil Mogg) — 4:36
  2. "One Heart" (Gray, Mogg, Tommy McClendon) - 4:09
  3. "Night Run" (Gray, Mogg, McClendon) - 4:32
  4. "The Only Ones" (Gray, Mogg) - 5:16
  5. "Meanstreets" (McClendon, Mogg) - 4:17

Side two

  1. "Name of Love" (McClendon, Mogg) - 4:37
  2. "Blue" (Gray, Mogg) — 5:18
  3. "Dream the Dream" (Paul Raymond, Mogg) - 4:32
  4. "Heaven's Gate" (McClendon, Mogg) - 4:15
  5. "Wreckless" (McClendon, Mogg) — 4:59

Japan CD bonus tracks

  1. "Night Run" (U.S. Remix) - 4:24
  2. "This Time" (U.S. Remix) - 4:39
  3. "Heaven's Gate" (U.S. Remix) - 4:15

Personnel

Band members

Production

Charts

Album
Year Chart Position
1986 Billboard 200[5] 106
1985 UK Albums Chart[6] 74
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
1986 "Night Run" UK Singles Chart[7] 94

References

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "UFO Misdemeanor review".  
  2. ^ Dickson, Dave (14 November 1985). "UFO 'Misdemeanor'".  
  3. ^ Putterford, Mark (31 October 1985). "Stand Up and Be Counted!".  
  4. ^ Chirazi, Stefan (7 August 1986). "Raymond Quits UFO".  
  5. ^ "Misdemeanor Billboard Albums".  
  6. ^ "Misdemeanor Chart Stats". Chart Stats.com. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  7. ^ "Night Run Chart Stats". Chart Stats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
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