Sold-out shows on a recent world tour demonstrate the band’s formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel album sales, now exceeding 70 million. At Foreigner’s core is founder Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate Foreigner’s influence more than 30 years into the game. With a catalog of multi-platinum gems including “Cold As Ice,” “Juke Box Hero,” “I Want To Know What Love Is” and critically-acclaimed wonders from the 2009 “Can’t Slow Down” album—Foreigner is a band continually forging new musical peaks.
Foreigner’s debut album produced these hits: “Feels Like The First Time,” “Cold As Ice” and “Long, Long Way From Home.” The amazing “Double Vision” album followed, as did a string of more hits like “Urgent,” “Juke Box Hero” and “Waiting For A Girl Like You.” Those three songs helped give Foreigner “4” its impressive run at number one on the Billboard chart. At the zenith of 80s sound, Foreigner’s fifth album, “Agent Provocateur,” gave the world the incredible Number 1 global hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is.”
Comprising Foreigner’s dynamic lineup are founder-lead guitarist Mick Jones, lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, bass guitarist Jeff Pilson, multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel, keyboardist Michael Bluestein and drummer Chris Frazier. Since its founding in 1976, the band has embarked on an unprecedented course of larger-than-life rock and never looked back. Foreigner has 14 (and counting) Top 20 hits – some of them the most enduring songs in rock history – as well as 10 multi-platinum albums.