Tag Archives: Foreigner

Album Review: Unusual Heat

The seventh studio album of Foreigner [1], this album clearly marks the beginning of late-period Foreigner, in the sense that from this point onward the only commercially successful albums the band had were repackaged best-of compilations. The genesis of this … Continue reading

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Album Review: Inside Information

“Inside Information,” the sixth studio album for Foreigner [1], marked a notable downward trend in the band’s commercial fortunes. Despite two top ten hits, “Say You Will,” and “I Don’t Want To Live Without You,” both of them angsty romantic … Continue reading

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Album Review: Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur, the fifth album by Foreigner [1], contains a bit of a riddle for anyone who has the new version of the album sleeve. That riddle is a difference in order between what the original cd shows and that … Continue reading

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Album Review: 4

Perhaps the most successful album by Foreigner, perhaps apart from their first greatest hits album, which followed immediately afterward, this album has a revealing title that is pointed to at least two levels. On the first level, this album is … Continue reading

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Album Review: Head Games

Head Games, the third album by Foreigner [1], was a successful album that continued the success of the band’s first two albums. The cover of this album hints of some kind of trouble, where an attractive teenager dressed a bit … Continue reading

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Album Review: Double Vision

Double Vision, the aptly named second album from Foreigner [1], was an immediately successful follow-up to the band’s triumphant debut. With its big hit singles “Hot Blooded” and the title track, and well-received minor hits and album tracks like “Blue … Continue reading

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Album Review: Foreigner

A band made up of Americans and Brits who reasoned that because of their composite membership, no matter where they went they would be foreigners, Foreigner is the successful debut album from the same band, a cover whose six world-weary … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Foreigner

There are a lot of genres that have a beef about being neglected by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, like Electronic/Dance and Progressive Rock, among others. Yet Arena Rock, the album-oriented rock of the late 1970’s and early … Continue reading

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