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Foreigner Announces First Ever Orchestral Album and Companion Tour

I Want To Know What Love Is, Cold As Ice, Waiting For A Girl Like You, Hot Blooded, Juke Box Hero. FOREIGNER‘s timeless anthems continue to rock the charts with ten multi-platinum albums, sixteen Top 30 hits and album sales now exceeding 75 million copies. For the first time ever, FOREIGNER will present all their hits with a 58 -piece orchestra and a 60-piece choir with FOREIGNER with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus available on April 27th, 2018 via earMUSIC.

In May 2017, the band performed two sold-out shows in Lucerne, Switzerland, together with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Ernst van Tiel. FOREIGNER with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus represents this year-long collaboration between FOREIGNER founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones and GRAMMY nominated composing/arranging team, Dave Eggar & Chuck Palmer, exploring the deep symphonic potential of these classic and iconic songs. Dave Eggar, Juilliard protégé and cellist/pianist/composer, and Chuck Palmer, producer/writer/percussionist, have toured, performed and recorded with artists such as Paul Simon, James Taylor, Patti Smith, Coldplay and many more.

For the US release, the band expect to announce a collaboration with a major broadcast network for a one hour version of the concert to coincide with the album release. The product offering will include CD, digital, a double vinyl release and will feature a special CD/DVD digipak only available at Walmart in the US and Canada.

The two sold-out shows in Switzerland have also inspired a US orchestral concert series  which kicks off in St. Augustine, FL on March 16, 2018. Together with The Dave Eggar Orchestra, FOREIGNER provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for US fans to experience the band’s most popular hits in full orchestral sound.

Mick Jones: I could never have imagined when I set out to create Foreigner 40 years ago, that we’d still be touring around the world and performing the music we love all these years later.  Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer’s orchestral arrangements have shown us a new symphonic dimension of our music, which I hope our fans will enjoy.”

FOREIGNER are: Mick Jones (guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums)

FOREIGNER WITH THE 21ST CENTURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS
CD Tracklist:
1. OVERTURE / 2. BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY / 3. COLD AS ICE / 4. WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU / 5. SAY YOU WILL / 6. WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE / 7. THAT WAS YESTERDAY / 8. FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME / 9. STARRIDER / 10. DOUBLE VISION / 11. FOOL FOR YOU ANYWAY / 12. URGENT / 13. JUKE BOX HERO / 14. I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS

DVD Tracklist:
1. OVERTURE / 2. BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY / 3. COLD AS ICE / 4. WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU / 5. HEAD GAMES / 6. WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE / 7. SAY YOU WILL / 8. THE FLAME STILL BURNS / 9. THAT WAS YESTERDAY / 10. JUKE BOX HERO / 11. STARRIDER / 12. DOUBLE VISION / 13. FOOL FOR YOU ANYWAY / 14. HOT BLOODED / 15. URGENT / 16. FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME / 17. I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS

DOUBLE-VINYL Tracklist:
Side One:
1. OVERTURE / 2. BLUE MORNING, BLUE DAY / 3. COLD AS ICE / 4. WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU
Side Two:
1. DOUBLE VISION / 2. WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE / 3. SAY YOU WILL / 4. THAT WAS YESTERDAY
Side Three:
1. URGENT / 2. JUKE BOX HERO
Side Four:
1. STARRIDER / 2. FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME / 3. I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS

FOREIGNER ORCHESTRAL TOUR DATES
 Tickets are currently available for the following orchestral tour stops:
03.16.2018                  USA                             St. Augustine, FL                               ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
03.18.2018                  USA                             Clearwater, FL                                   RUTH ECKERD HALL
03.20.2018                  USA                             Ft. Lauderdale, FL                             BROWARD CENTER
03.29.2018                  USA                             Cedar Rapids, IA                               US CELLULAR CENTER
03.30.2018                  USA                             Sioux City, IA                                      ORPHEUM THEATRE
04.02.2018                  USA                             Grand Forks, ND                               CHESTER FRITZ AUDITORIUM
04.03.2018                  USA                              Minot, ND                                          ALL SEASONS ARENA
04.04.2018                  USA                              Duluth, MN                                        DECC AUDITORIUM
05.26.2018                  SWITZERLAND              Lucerne                                               KKL LUCERNE
05.27.2018                  SWITZERLAND             Lucerne                                               KKL LUCERNE
MORE FOREIGNER TOUR DATES IN 2018
March 2018
03.02.2018                  USA                             Mashantucket, CT                         GRAND THEATER AT FOXWOODS
03.03.2018                  USA                             Salamanca, NY                              SENECA ALLEGANY EVENTS CENTER
03.04.2018                  USA                             Kitchener, ON                                CENTRE IN THE SQUARE
03.06.2018                  USA                             Newport News, VA                       FERGUSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
03.07.2018                  USA                             Morgantown, WV                         LYELL B CLAY CONCERT THEATRE
03.08.2018                  USA                             Greensburg, PA                             PALACE THEATRE
03.10.2018                  USA                             Atlantic City, NJ                            BORGATA EVENT CENTER
03.11.2018                  USA                             Lancaster, PA                                AMERICAN MUSIC THEATRE
03.12.2018                  USA                             Bethlehem, PA                              SANDS BETHLEHEM EVENT CENTER
03.22.2018                  CAN                             Toronto, ON                                  SONY CENTER
03.23.2018                  CAN                             Ottawa, ON                                   TD PLACE
03.24.2018                  CAN                             Kingston, ON                                 K-ROCK CENTRE
03.31.2018                  USA                             Grand Island, NE                           HEARTLAND EVENT CENTER
April 2018
04.06.2018                  USA                             Rockford, IL                                    CORONADO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
04.07.2018                  USA                             New Buffalo, MI                            SILVER CREEK EVENT CENTER
04.08.2018                  USA                             Welch, MN                                    TREASURE ISLAND RESORT & CASINO
04.20.2018                  USA                             Biloxi, MS                                      HARD ROCK LIVE BILOXI
04.21.2018                  USA                             Lake Charles, LA                            GOLDEN NUGGET LAKE CHARLES
04.23.2018                  USA                             Midland, TX                                   WAGNER NOEL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
04.28.2018                  USA                             Durant, OK                                    CHOCTAW GRAND THEATRE
May 2018
05.05.2018                  ISRAEL                         Tel Aviv                                         MENORA MIVTACHIM ARENA
05.07.2018                  ROMANIA                    Bucharest                                      SALA PALATULUI
05.08.2018                  BULGARIA                    Ruse                                               BULSTRAD ARENA
05.09.2018                  BULGARIA                    Sofia                                              ARENA ARMEEC
05.12.2018                  UK                                Manchester                                   O2 APOLLO
05.13.2018                  UK                                Glasgow                                        CLYDE AUDITORIUM SEC ARMADILLO
05.15.2018                  UK                                Birmingham                                   SYMPHONY HALL
05.16.2018                  UK                                London                                           THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
05.18.2018                  ICELAND                      Rekjavik                                        LAUGARDALSHOLL
05.20.2018                  GERMANY                   Hamburg                                       STADTPARK FREILICHTBÜHNE
05.21.2018                  GERMANY                   Siegen                                           KULTURPUR 28
05.23.2018                  GERMANY                   Baden-Baden                                 FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN
05.26.2018                  SWITZERLAND             Lucerne                                          KKL LUCERNE
05.27.2018                  SWITZERLAND             Lucerne                                          KKL LUCERNE
June 2018
06.15.2018                  USA                             Bangor, ME                                   DARLING’S WATERFRONT PAVILION
06.16.2018                  USA                             Saratoga Springs, NY                    SARATOGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
06.19.2018                  USA                             Syracuse, NY                                 LAKEVIEW AMPHITHEATER
06.20.2018                  USA                             Boston, MA                                   BLUE HILLS BANK PAVILION
06.22.2018                  USA                             Wantagh, NY                                 NORTHWELL HEALTH AT JONES BEACH
06.23.2018                  USA                             Camden, NJ                                   BB&T PAVILION
06.26.2018                  USA                             Cincinnati, OH                               RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER
06.27.2018                  USA                             Burgettstown, PA                         KEYBANK PAVILION
06.29.2018                  USA                             Bristow, VA                                   JIFFY LUBE LIVE
06.30.2018                  USA                             Holmdel, NJ                                   P.N.C. BANK ARTS CENTER
July 2018
07.03.2018                  USA                             Raleigh, NC                                    COASTAL CREDIT UNION MUSIC PARK AT WALNUT CREEK
07.04.2018                  USA                             Charlotte, NC                                P.N.C. MUSIC PAVILION
07.06.2018                  USA                             Nashville, TN                                 ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
07.07.2018                  USA                             Alpharetta, GA                             VERIZON AMPHITHEATRE
07.08.2018                  USA                             Simpsonville, SC                            HERITAGE PARK AMPHITHEATRE
07.10.2018                  USA                             Cuyahoga Falls, OH                       BLOSSOM MUSIC CENTER
07.11.2018                  USA                             Chicago, IL                                     HUNTINGTON BANK PAVILION AT NORTHERLY ISLAND
07.13.2018                  USA                             Noblesville, IN                               RUOFF HOME MORTGAGE MUSIC CENTER
07.15.2018                  USA                             Detroit, MI                                    DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATRE
07.17.2018                  USA                             Kansas City, MO                            STARLIGHT THEATRE
07.18.2018                  USA                             St. Louis, MO                                 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATER
07.20.2018                  USA                             Woodlands, TX                              CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION
07.21.2018                  USA                             Irving, TX                                       THE PAVILION AT TOYOTA MUSIC FACTORY
07.24.2018                  USA                             Denver, CO                                    PEPSI CENTER
07.25.2018                  USA                             West Valley City, UT                    USANA AMPHITHEATER
07.27.2018                  USA                             Auburn, WA                                  WHITE RIVER AMPHITHEATRE
07.28.2018                  USA                             Ridgefield, WA                              SUNLIGHT SUPPLY AMPHITHEATRE
07.31.2018                  USA                             Chula Vista, CA                             MATTRESS FIRM AMPHITHEATRE
August 2018
08.01.2018                  USA                             Irvine, CA                                      FIVE POINT AMPTHITHEATER
08.04.2018                  USA                             Sturgis, SD                                                      STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP

Please check www.foreigneronline.com for updates and more information.

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