Genre: Hard Rock, Soft Rock
Hit Songs: Double Vision, Hot Blooded, Waiting For A Girl Like You, I Want to Know What Love Is
The band was initially established in 1976 by English musician Mick Jones along with American vocalist Lou Gramm and Ian McDonald. The original lineup also consisted of Al Greenwood, Dennis Elliott and Ed Gagliardi. The group released its eponymous debut album in 1977 on the Atlantic Records. The album was an instant hit around the world, topping charts in Norway. It also landed at ninth spot on the Canadian Albums chart and at number four position on the US Billboard 200 chart. It sold millions of copies and was certified five times Platinum in the US and Platinum in Canada.
After their debut hit, the band released a series of platinum certified albums beginning with their second studio release ‘Double Visions’ (1978) that was certified six times Platinum in the US. These albums included ‘Inside Information’ (1987), ‘Agent Provocateur’ (1984), ‘4’ (1981) and ‘Head Games’ (1979). The album ‘4’ topped the US Billboard 200 chart, becoming the band’s only number one hit in the US. It was certified seven times Platinum by the RIAA. On the other hand, ‘Agent Provocateur’ was the band’s only number one album in UK and also topped the charts in Switzerland, Germany and Norway. The album featured the band’s most successful single to date, ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’. The track became their only single to chart at number one in the US.
During the 1990’s, the band released two studio albums including ‘Mr. Moonlight’ and ‘Unusual Heat’. Both the albums continued to spread Foreigner’s magic around the globe as they toured from one city to another. Their most recent releases include 2009’s ‘Can’t Slow Down’ and 2011’s ‘Acoustique’. ‘Can’t Slow Down’ received a five star rating from Sleaze Roxx where as ‘Acoustique’ was also extremely well received by millions of band’s fans.
Foreigner Live On Stage
The band is renowned for it breathtaking and grand live performances. Currently comprising of Chris Frazier, Michael Blueston, Kelly Hansen, Jeff Pilson, Thom Gimbel and founder Mick Jones, the Foreigner is all set to take the fans on another riveting musical journey. Every season thousands flock to get hands on Foreigner tickets in order to witness the band perform live. So make sure to catch one of the most celebrated rock bands in history and sing your favorite rock anthems all night long for a memorable experience.