Triumph is a Canadian rock band that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s.
Like their fellow Canadians, Rush and Saga, Triumph began building their reputation across North America as a live band, peaking in the early 1980s as an import before interest gradually declined. The band was formed by Toronto music veterans Gil Moore (b. 1951) (drums/vocals) and Mike Levine (b. 1949) (bass/keyboards), after meeting talented guitarist/singer/songwriter Rik Emmett (b. 1953) in a manager's office in Toronto in 1975.
Triumph, being a power trio, were often compared to Rush, but at the start, their own brand of heavy rock remained structured and traditional, eschewing concept albums and instrumental improvisation. The band is considered heavy metal by most standards, though the band themselves were reluctant to embrace this label. Gil Moore once described Triumph as a cross between Emerson, Lake & Palmer and The Who. However, Rik Emmett's eclectic songwriting styles soon...
Track listing: Tears in the RainSomebody's Out ThereWhat Rules My HeartIf OnlyHooked on YouTake a StandJust One NightEmbrujo (instrumental)Play With the FireDon't Love Anybody Else but MeIn the Middle of the Night