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Foreigner / The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums 1977-1991

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Rhino will release a new Foreigner box set this October.

The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums 1977-1991 will be a clamshell box that will contain the first seven studio albums along with all the bonus material from the 2002 deluxe editions – 80 tracks in total.

The set includes: Foreigner (1977), Double Vision (1978), Head Games (1979), 4 (1981), Agent Provocateur (1984), Inside Information (1987) and Unusual Heat (1991).

This seven-CD set is released on 13 October 2014



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13 responses to Foreigner / The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums 1977-1991

  1. Hans says:

    I suppose they didn’t remaster the rest?

  2. James says:

    There’s only Inside Information and Unusual Heat that have never been remastered and they sound fine anyway.

  3. Friso Pas says:

    Agent Provocateur was never expanded. Where is the supreme 12″ version of That Was Yesterday?

  4. Eric says:

    26.99 seems rather a lot for albums that have long been about a fiver each. Yes you get the bonus tracks (for what they’re worth) included, which isn’t the case on the Original Album Series, but those are usually available for half the price of this box….

  5. Wazza says:

    Thanks for the heads up on the price drop Richard , at £16 it’s too good not to buy

  6. Eric says:

    £16 is much better!

  7. Matthias says:

    Great idea, this set! This is probably a very nice starting point for Foreigner starters.

    Nothing much for me here… I have the 5.1 versions of the debut and 4, the mid-90s remaster of “Agent Provocateur” and the Japanese Mini-LP version of “Inside Information”.

    Not too crazy about the other ones, but I would like a proper remaster of “Inside Information”. The Mini-LP is a little louder, but pretty much the same quality-wise. Then again, as somebody pointed out above, it sounds fine to begin with.

    More 5.1 would be awesome, or the 12″ mixes as you guys already mentioned… The 2 remixes of “Reaction to Action” are amazing, so is the extended “I want to know what love is”, and the 12″ version of “Say you Will” is a lot of fun too. And those instrumental and orchestral versions of “That was Yesterday”… Neat oddities!

  8. Eric says:

    Agent Provocateur deserves its own expanded reissue….the 12″ mixes, the 7″ remixes, the B-sides, the 1985 remix of Cold As Ice…..

  9. Neil says:

    £28.99 on amazon now.

  10. Steve says:

    Unless I’ve missed it, there is no mention that these are the remastered versions. Just the expanded tracks are on a seperate disk.

  11. Ken says:

    Sadly missing is the final studio album with Lou Gramm, “Mr. Moonlight”.

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