Universal Juveniles

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Universal Juveniles
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Studio album by
Released13 October 1980
Recorded1980
StudioPhase One Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre Hard rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, pop rock
Length41:19
Label Anthem (Canada)
Mercury (US, Europe)
Producer Jack Richardson
Max Webster chronology
Live Magnetic Air
(1979)
Universal Juveniles
(1980)
Diamonds Diamonds
(1981)
Singles from Universal Juveniles
  1. "Blue River Liquor Shine" / "Check"
    Released: 1980
  2. "Battle Scars" / "April in Toledo"
    Released: 1980 (UK only)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 10/10 [2]

Universal Juveniles was Max Webster's fifth and last studio album, released in 1980 in Canada by Anthem Records. It was released internationally on the Mercury Records label outside of Canada. The album was produced by Jack Richardson who was best known for producing The Guess Who's biggest hit records. It features a guest appearance by friends and fellow Canadian rockers Rush on the song "Battle Scar", recorded live in studio on July 28 1980.

Contents

Universal Juveniles is the only Max Webster studio album that did not feature a song with "Moon" in its title.

The album was certified Gold by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. [3]

Track listing

All songs written by Kim Mitchell and Pye Dubois, except where indicated

Side one
  1. "In the World of Giants"– 4:18
  2. "Check" – 2:37
  3. "April in Toledo" – 3:40
  4. "Juveniles Don't Stop" – 3:32
  5. "Battle Scar" – 5:48
Side two
  1. "Chalkers" (Dave Myles, Dubois) – 3:45
  2. "Drive and Desire" – 3:53
  3. "Blue River Liquor Shine" – 4:15
  4. "What Do You Do with the Urge" (Gary McCracken, Dubois) – 3:20
  5. "Cry Out Your Life" – 5:33

Personnel

Max Webster
Additional musicians
Production

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References

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  2. Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. pp. 216–217. ISBN   978-1894959315.
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