Foreigner 2017 Tour
Written by John K on March 8, 2017
EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR
Universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world, FOREIGNER will play dates across Europe as part of their 40th Anniversary 2017 Tour.
A formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, the band will perform some of their biggest anthems including Hot Blooded, Juke Box Hero, Cold As Ice and many more.
The tour will start with a unique orchestral event in Lucerne, Switzerland on May 20th & 21st featuring the 21st Century Orchestra. The tour continues and fans will see why it Feels Like The First Time when FOREIGNER’s electric performances include their unforgettable anthems Head Games, Waiting For A Girl Like You, That Was Yesterday, Double Vision, Urgent and I Want To Know What Love Is.
With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER are one of the most popular rock acts in the world, with album sales now exceeding 75 million. Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring songs, the band continues to rock the charts more than thirty years.
The band recently released a new 10” vinyl 4 track EP ‘The Flame Still Burns’, featuring the following songs:
The Flame Still Burns (previously unreleased new recording)
Feels Like The First Time (original mastered version of Foreigner’s first ever single)
Long, Long Way From Home (original mastered version from Foreigner’s debut album)
Juke Box Hero (live recording from 2005)
You can view the video of The Flame Still Burns here:
The 40th Anniversary celebrations will continue with the release of a double album tracing the four decades long history of FOREIGNER. This exciting May release will contain new songs as well as all of the much-loved hits.
“Our music has touched a lot of people worldwide,” says lead guitarist Mick Jones. “Unwittingly, we’re weaved into the fabric of people’s lives.”
At FOREIGNER’S core is founder and lead guitarist Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate FOREIGNER’S influence, along with renaissance Foreigner members lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, bass guitarist Jeff Pilson and multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel.
In June 2013, Mick Jones was inducted to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. A multi-talented and multi-dimensional “musician’s musician,” Jones has also written songs such as Bad Love with Eric Clapton and Dreamer with Ozzy Osbourne, and produced many albums for other name artists including Billy Joel’s Storm Front and Van Halen’s 5150 albums.
FOREIGNER are: Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums).
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