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Foreigner

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Foreigner's Mick Jones (2009)

Interview by Carl Wiser, Songfacts, 23 October 2009

On songwriting, production and working with stepson Mark Ronson: the Englishman in New York fills in the gaps.

File format: mp3; file size: 34.2mb; Interview length: 37' 21"; sound quality: ***

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Foreigner: Foreigner (Atlantic SD 18215 )*½ .

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 28 May 1977

REMEMBER IAN McDonald? That's right, the geezer who used to mess around something chronic on keyboards for King Crimson back in the early days when ...

Foreigner: Foreigner (Atlantic SD 18215)

Review by Bob Spitz, Crawdaddy!, June 1977

FOREIGNER IS a Boston/Cream pie a la mode whose futile search for the perfect hard-rock formula is diverted long enough for them to squeeze out ...

Lynyrd Skynyrd/ Foreigner/Ted Nugent: Rock And Roll All Nite

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 17 September 1977

AN AFTERNOON of heavy rock at the Los Angeles sports stadium. Score: Lynyrd Skynyrd – Win. Foreigner – Place. Nugent – Show. ...

The California Jam Festival

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 8 April 1978

THERE WEREN'T even traffic jams. ...

Foreigner’s Road Map: Destination Top Ten

Interview by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 4 May 1978

IN THE SPRING of 1976, Mick Jones found himself. With a dwindling bank account and dim prospects, even after twelve years of playing guitar and ...

Foreigner: Live in Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 25 November 1978

FOREIGNER ARE pretty much a thinking man's Bay City Rollers. ...

Foreigner: 4

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, October 1981

This is what? These guys’ second or third LP since Mick Jones publicly declared F’gner ain’t dinosaurs and that they were really starting to get, ...

Hard Pop, Suburban Rock

Report by J.D. Considine, Musician, October 1981

Band like REO, Styx and Journey have taken the details of the rock sound and made the medium the whole message, capitalizing on the rock ...

Junior Walker — A Soul Man

Report and Interview by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 4 January 1982

BY 10:30 SATURDAY night, the line in front of the Club Lingerie, a trendy Hollywood rock spot catering to in-crowd tastes, stretched around the corner. ...

Foreigner: Fame, 4 Tune + 4 Play

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 1 May 1982

Sylvie Simmons joins the FOREIGNER legion to meet Mick Jones ...

Foreigner: Agent Provocateur (Atlantic)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, April 1985

HAVE TO admit I've had some good times inspired by Foreigner. Why, just this afternoon I dozed off watching MTV (understandably so) and had a ...

Foreigner: Feels Like The Fifth Time

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, June 1985

THERE ARE TIMES when you truly appreciate Foreigner. For instance, like when Madonna's 'Like A Virgin' comes on the air. A navel she may have, ...

Foreigner: Inside Information (Atlantic)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, April 1988

LONG-TIME Foreigner fans should open this album's gatefold jacket very slowly (if at all), as the double-spread group photo within confirms that Our Boys are ...

The Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp

Report and Interview by Bob Spitz, Delta Sky, December 1997

IT WASN'T UNTIL Friday night, when Frank Gonzales belted out a monster version of 'Double Vision', that everyone realized the significance-the true beauty of the ...

Drowning in Genius: Surveying this season's mountain of greatest-hits albums

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, December 2000

SO, WHAT'LL IT BE: Tears for Fears? .38 Special? Whitesnake? It's become impossible to keep abreast of all the best-ofs, as labels keep foisting greatest-hits ...

High LOL-tage: Mike Diver's classic rock adventure

Live Review by Mike Diver, Drowned in Sound, 3 August 2010

The other day our former overlord Mike Diver phoned up DiS HQ to belligerently demand we implement what he described as "the final phase" of ...

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