Legendary rock group FOREIGNER will release their first-ever live acoustic album, IN CONCERT.UNPLUGGED on February 5, 2016. The band’s royalties will be donated to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and the album is available exclusively via Amazon, with a special pre-order promotion kicking off on Monday, January 25, 2016 at Amazon
FOREIGNER recorded this unique acoustic album at a concert hosted by Edsel B. Ford II on August 24, 2015 at the Ford Motor Company Conference & Event Center in Detroit, MI immediately following the band’s record-breaking 10-show stand with Kid Rock at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. The sold-out trek with Kid Rock introduced well over half a million new fans to FOREIGNER’s nine Top 10 hits during each tour stellar performance. Foreigner will appear on “The Today Show” on Thursday, February 11 to premiere songs from the new album and announce upcoming tour dates.
To coincide with the album release, FOREIGNER will bring its IN CONCERT.UNPLUGGED show to select venues including a special event at New York’s famed Lincoln Theater on February 17th. This tour is a prelude to a soon to be announced national tour in the fall with a grand finale at The Carnegie Hall in October. Audiences will have an intimate experience witnessing masterful performances of such fan favorites as “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” and many more. See below for initial tour dates.
FOREIGNER is on a major roll right now with streams and downloads soaring after their worldwide #1 hit “I Want To Know What Love Is” was featured as the 2015 season finale end title of “Orange Is The New Black.” FOREIGNER hits have also recently been included in such primetime TV shows as “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” among others.
Foreigner is Mick Jones (lead guitar, vocals), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, flute, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards,vocals), Bruce Watson (guitar, vocals) and Chris Frazier (drums).
Here’s the complete track listing for IN CONCERT.UNPLUGGED:
- Double Vision
- Say You Will
- Waiting For A Girl Like You
- When It Comes To Love
- Fool For You Anyway
- Dirty White Boy
- Cold As ice
- Feels Like The First Time
- Juke Box Hero
- I Want To Know What Love Is
- Hot Blooded (bonus track)
DATE CITY VENUE
Thu 2/11 Westbury, NY Theatre at Westbury
Sat 2/13 Port Chester, NY Capitol Theatre
Sun 2/14 Morristown, NJ Mayo PAC
Mon 2/15 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
Wed 2/17 New York, NY Lincoln Center – Appel Room
Fri 2/19 Clearwater, FL Capital Theatre
Sat 2/20 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre