Foreigner To Release Box Set In October
Mick Jones and Lou Gramm wrote or co-wrote all of Foreigner’s biggest hits. They owned the Hot 100 in 1984 with, “I Want To Know What Love Is.”
The duo reached the top 5 six other times with their collaborations, “I’ve Been Waiting for a Girl Like You,” “Double Vision,” “Hot Blooded,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Urgent” and “I Don’t Want to Live Without You.”
The CD collection, titled Foreigner: The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums 1977-1991, will hit stores on October 14. It includes the group’s 1977 self-titled debut, as well as 1978′s Double Vision, 1979′s Head Games, 1981′s 4, 1984′s Agent Provocateur, 1987′s Inside Information and 1991′s Unusual Heat. Foreigner’s first five albums all received multi-platinum certifications from the Record Industry Association of America, with Double Visionselling the most overall — more than seven million copies in the U.S.
The first four discs in the compilation will include the bonus songs featured on the deluxe editions of the albums that were issued in 2002. Among these extra tracks are a demo of “Feels Like the First Time,” a live rendition of “Hot Blooded” and a mostly acoustic version of “Waiting for a Girl Like You.” The Complete Atlantic Studio Albumsbox set boasts a suggested list price of $39.98 and also will be available as a digital download.