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On March 26, 2019.

On April 26, 2019, “Frontiers” label released “The Secret”, the fifth Alan Parsons album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Alan Parsons.


  • Alan Parsons – lead and backing vocals, narration, guitars, keyboards, percussion, orchestra conductor recording engineer, mixing
  • Tom Brooks – piano, synth, keyboards, orchestra conductor, orchestra arrangements
  • Jason Mraz, Lou Gramm, Todd Cooper,  J. Olsson, Jordan Huffman, Jared Mahone, Mark Mikel – lead vocals
  • Todd Cooper, Dan Tracey, Jordan Huffman,  J. Olsson, Carl–Magnus “C-M” Carlsson, Andy Ellis, Doug Powell – additional vocals
  • Steve Hackett, Jeff Kollman, Dan Tracey, Tony Rosacci, Ian Bairnson – guitars
  • Andy Ellis, Dan Tracey – synth, keyboards
  • Pat Caddick, Angelo Pizzaro – piano
  • Nathan East, Guy Erez, Jeff Peterson – bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Danny Thompson, Carl Sorensen – drums
  • Todd Cooper – saxophone
  • Oscar Utterström – trombones
  • Vinnie Ciesielski – trumpets
  • Michael Fitzpatrick – cello
  • Todd Cooper – percussion
  • Jake Shimabukuro – ukulele
  • Orchestra: The CMG Music Recording Orchestra of Hollywod
  • Dan Tracey, Milton Olsson – orchestral arrangements
  • Noah Bruskin, Grant Goddard – recording engineer
  • Noah Bruskin – mixing
  • Jeff Fitzpatrick – assistant engineer
  • Tre Nagella, Dave Albro, Andy Ellis – additional engineer
  • Dave Donnelly – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Paul Dukas
  2. Miracle – Guy Erez, Andy Ellis, Alan Parsons
  3. As Light Fall – Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  4. One Note Symphony – Todd Cooper, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  5. Sometimes – Patrick Anthony Caddick, Alan Parsons
  6. Soirée Fantastique – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  7. Fly to Me – Mark Mikel, Jeff Kollman, Alan Parsons
  8. Requiem – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Boh Cooper, Alan Parsons
  9. Years of Glory – P.J. Olsson, Alan Parsons
  10. The Limelight Fades Away – Jordan Huffman, Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  11. I Can’t Get There from Here – Patrick Read Johnson, David Russo, Jared Mahone, Alan Parsons

On January 18, 1983.

On January 18, 1983, “A&M” label released “Cuts Like a Knife”, the third Bryan Adams studio album. It was recorded August – October 1982, at “Little Mountain Sound” in  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Bob Clearmountain and Bryan Adams.


  • Bryan Adams– vocals, guitars, piano
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Tommy Mandel– organ, B-3 organ, synthesizers, piano
  • Keith Scott– guitars, background vocals
  • Dave Taylor– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Bruce Allen(credited as “B.A.”) – background vocals
  • Alfa Anderson – background vocals
  • Bob Clearmountain(credited as “B.C.”), Davies, L. Frenette, Lou Gramm, M. Simpson – background vocals
  • Jim Vallance– percussion, electric piano
  • Jim Wesley – background vocals
  • James O’Mara – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance except where noted.

  1. The Only One
  2. Take Me Back
  3. This Time
  4. Straight from the Heart – Bryan Adams, Eric Kagna
  5. Cuts Like a Knife
  6. I’m Ready
  7. What’s It Gonna Be
  8. Don’t Leave Me Lonely – Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Eric Carr
  9. Let Him Know
  10. The Best Was Yet to Come


On December 8, 1987.

On December 8, 1987, “Atlantic” label released “Inside Information”, the sixth Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City.and was produced by Frank Filipetti and Mick Jones. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.


  • Lou Gramm– vocals
  • Mick Jones– guitar, keyboards such as the Roland D-50 and Yamaha DX7, background vocals
  • Rick Wills– bass, background vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums
  • Tom Bailey– additional keyboards
  • Kevin Jones – Synclavier
  • Ian Lloyd, Mark Rivera – background vocals
  • Hugh McCracken– Spanish guitar
  • Sammy Merendino – electronic percussion
  • Peter-John Vettese– keyboards
  • Frank Filipetti – mixing
  • Billy Miranda – engineering assistant
  • Ted Jensen- mastering.
  • Kevin Jones – technical support
  • Warren Austerer – pre-production assistant
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • J. Camp – band photography
  • Roger Corbeau – front, back photography

Track listing:


  1. Can’t Wait – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  2. Say You Will – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  3. I Don’t Want to Live Without You – Mick Jones
  4. Counting Every Minute – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  5. Inside Information – Mick Jones
  6. The Beat of My Heart – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  7. Face to Face – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  8. Out of the Blue – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Rick Wills, Dennis Elliott
  9. A Night to Remember – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm

On December 7, 1984.


On December 7, 1984, “Atlantic” label released “Agent Provocateur”, the fifth Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Mick Jones and Alex Sadkin. The album was certified Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 3 x Platinum in the U.S. by the “RIAA”.


  • Lou Gramm- lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones- guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Rick Wills- bass, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott- drums
  • Wally Badarou- analog and digital synthesizers
  • Tom Bailey– vocals
  • Brian Eddolls – synthesizer
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer
  • Don Harper- backing vocals
  • Jennifer Holliday- backing vocals
  • Dave Lebolt – synthesizer
  • Ian Lloyd- backing vocals
  • Bob Mayo- synthesizer, piano, backing vocals
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA – backing vocals
  • Mark Rivera- saxophone, backing vocals
  • Jack Waldman– synthesizer
  • Thompson Twins- backing vocals
  • Josh Abbey, Larry Alexander, Joe Ferla, Frank Filipetti, Howie Lindeman – engineers
  • Assistant engineers: Bobby Cohen, Tim Crich, Scott Mabuchi
  • Original mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Art direction, design: Bob Defrin

Track listing:

  1. Tooth and Nail – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  2. That Was Yesterday – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  3. I Want to Know What Love Is – Mick Jones
  4. Growing Up the Hard Way – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  5. Reaction to Action – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  6. Stranger in My Own House – Mick Jones
  7. A Love in Vain – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  8. Down on Love – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  9. Two Different Worlds – Lou Gramm
  10. She’s Too Tough – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm



On June 20, 1978.


On June 20, 1978, “Atlantic” label released “Double Vision”, the second Foreigner studio album. It was recorded December 1977 – March 1978,at “Atlantic Recording Studios”, and was produced by Keith Olsen.


  • Lou Gramm– lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones– guitar, backing vocals, piano, lead vocals
  • Ian McDonald– guitar, reeds, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Al Greenwood– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Ed Gagliardi– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums, backing vocals
  • Ian Lloyd– backing vocals
  • Engineer:Keith Olsen
  • Assistant Engineer:Randy Mason
  • Mixing Engineer:Jimmy Douglass assisted by Randy Mason

Track listing:

  1. Hot Blooded – Lou Gramm,Mick Jones
  2. Blue Morning, Blue Day – Mick Jones,Lou Gramm
  3. You’re All I Am – Mick Jones
  4. Back Where You Belong – Mick Jones
  5. Love Has Taken Its Toll – Lou Gramm,Ian McDonald
  6. Double Vision – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  7. Tramontane – Al Greenwood, Mick Jones, Ian McDonald
  8. I Have Waited So Long – Mick Jones
  9. Lonely Children – Mick Jones
  10. Spellbinder – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones


On March 8, 1977.


On March 8, 1977, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled debut studio album by Foreigner. It was recorded in November 1976 at “The Hit Factory” and “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York, and was produced by John Sinclair, Gary Lyons, Mick Jones and Ian McDonald. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 5× Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Lou Gramm– lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones– guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Ian McDonald- guitar, backing vocals, horns, keyboards
  • Al Greenwood– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Ed Gagliardi– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums, backing vocals
  • Ian Lloyd –backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Feels Like the First Time – Mick Jones
  2. Cold as Ice – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  3. Starrider – Al Greenwood, Mick Jones
  4. Headknocker – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  5. The Damage Is Done – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  6. Long, Long Way from Home – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Ian McDonald
  7. Woman Oh Woman – Mick Jones
  8. At War with the World – Mick Jones
  9. Fool for You Anyway – Mick Jones
  10. I Need You – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones