The 10 Best Loverboy Songs of All-Time

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Loverboy is one of Canada’s most iconic rock bands. Formed in 1979, the band has been a significant player on the Canadian music scene for over 30 years. Loverboy was also one of the first Canadian groups to achieve international success and recognition. The band was formed by guitarist Paul Dean, drummer Doug Johnson, and bassist Scott Smith after leaving their former band Red Rider at its peak following a concert in Calgary on November 27, 1979. They were soon joined by lead singer Mike Reno who had previously worked with Doug Johnson in Helix and MCA Records recording artist Rik Emmett from Triumph on guitar and vocals. “Working for the Weekend,” released in 1981, “Turn Me Loose” (1982),

10. Gangs in the Streets (Get Lucky, 1981)

 

Gangs in the Streets is a Loverboy single about being with someone who has nothing to do but hang around and waste time. The song was initially released in 1981 as the third track on their second album, “Get Lucky.” It’s an upbeat rock track that talks about how gangs of people are roaming the streets and living a life of crime. The song was also used in the opening credits of an episode of popular TV series, Full House.

9. The Kid Is Hot Tonite (Loverboy, 1980)

 

From Loverboy’s first album, the Kid is Hot Tonite was the band’s second single, and it reached NO.71 on Billboard in 1981. The song has a catchy riff and lyrics about being attracted to someone who doesn’t want anything to do with you. It includes memorable lines such as “I’m not trying to make you mine/I just wonna take your time,” and “She’s got me hoping for a second chance.”

8. Take Me to The Top (Get Lucky, 1981)

 

This single was never released as a release, but it is one of the band’s most popular songs. It features poppy and upbeat lyrics about being in love with someone rich, famous, or influential. The song includes lines such as “She’s got what I want/I can’t let her slip away.” The music was also used in the opening credits of an episode of the American sitcom, That 70s Show. “Take Me to the Top” is a popular Loverboy single about being desperate for fame and power.”

7. Queen of the Broken Hearts (Keep It Up, 1983)

 

This song was the band’s third single from their third LP. It is a ballad with lyrics about being in love and knowing that they’re not good enough for someone who doesn’t want to be with you anymore. The chorus includes lines such as “I’m starting to wonder if I should just give up on her” and “I know that I’m not the one for her.” This song features memorable lyrics such as “You’re breaking my heart in two” and “One of these days you’ll come to your senses.” The song was initially released on their self-titled first album, and it reached No.26 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in 1980.

6. Hot Girls in Love (Keep It Up, 1983)

 

This song was the band’s sixth single from their third LP. It is a catchy and upbeat track about being with someone who makes you “feel like you’re on top of the world.” The lyrics are memorable, including lines such as “You make me feel alive/you give me that extra mile” and “You’re the one I want/you make me feel like we’ve got it all.

5. This Could Be the Night (Lovin’ Every Minute Of It, 1985)

 

This song was the band’s ninth single from their fourth LP and is a catchy dance tune with lyrics about being hopeful for love tonight. The chorus includes lines such as “When I’m feeling all alone/I need someone to hold me tight” and “Tonight could be the night that changes my life.” The song was also used in the opening credits of an episode of popular TV series, That 70s Show.

4. When It’s Over (Get Lucky, 1981)

 

This song was the band’s final single from their first LP. It features lyrics about loving someone who doesn’t want to be with you anymore but is still attracted to them (despite knowing it won’t work out). The chorus includes lines such as “You say that when it’s over/it isn’t over.” This song was also used in the opening credits of an episode of the popular TV series Full House.

3. Lovin’ Every Minute of It (Lovin’ Every Minute Of It, 1985)

 

This song was the band’s second single from their fourth LP. It is a catchy and upbeat track about being with someone who doesn’t want to be with you anymore, but it feels like they’re still attracted to you (despite knowing that nothing will work out). The chorus includes lines such as “I don’t know why I keep hanging on” and “I know it’s just a game that we’re playing.

2. Working for the Weekend (Get Lucky, 1981)

 

According to en.wikipedia.com, this song was the band’s fifth single from their first LP. It is a catchy and upbeat track about being with someone who drives you crazy but makes your weekends worth it. The lyrics are memorable, including lines such as “I’m not going anywhere/you’re all I need to get by” and “If we could make Friday last forever/I, I wouldn’t need to work for the weekend.” The song was also used in the opening credits of an episode of popular TV series, That 70s Show.

1. Turn Me Loose (Loverboy, 1980)

 

According to YouTube.com, this is the best of Loverboy songs. The first single from their debut album, “Turn Me Loose,” was a huge hit that reached No.14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1980 and remains one of Loverboy’s best-known songs to this day.” This song was also used in the opening credits of an episode of the popular TV series Full House.

Conclusion

Loverboy was a Canadian rock band that was formed in 1979. They are still around today and have recorded many hit songs over the years. These ten best Loverboy songs of all time were chosen because they represent what makes them so great: catchy melodies and lyrics about heartbreak.

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