Citizenship : United States
BiographyThe group got its name based on the fact that its original structure was international and this is reflected in their music. Mick Jones (born December 27, 1944, London, England ;. Guitar, vocals) started the project in 1976 ,playing before in "Nero And The Gladiators" (which had two small hit "Entry Of The Gladiators" and "In The Hall Of The Mountain King" in 1961) .
The rest of the time in the `60s, he was the author of texts and music director of the French singer Johnny Holliday. With him worked and ex- " Gladiator " Tommy Brown, with whom Jones has recorded several singles and EP-nis. In the early 70`s Mick has worked with the ex - keyboardist "Spooky tooth" Gary Wright "Wonderwheel", and then took part in the recording of three albums reanimated "Spooky tooth".
Podnabrat musical experience Jones decided to put together a band. To this end, he invited the following people : Ian McDonald (born June 25, 1946, London, England ; guitar. keyboards, horns, vocals, ex- "King crimson"), Lou Gramm (Lou Grammatiko, p May 2, 1950, New York, USA. vocals), who played with the "Black sheep" in the early `70s, Dennis Elliott (p 18 August 1950, London, England ;. drums, ex- "If"), Al Greenwood (born New York, USA.. keyboards) Gagliardi and Edward (born February 13, 1952, New York, USA ; bass). Foreigner In 1977 they released their first album "Foreigner" in a poll conducted by the magazine "Rollinge stone" team received the title of best new band. I drive immediately raped success in America, rising at 4 position in the charts "Billboard". Most of the material on it was written by Jones and Gramm ,including classic tracks like "Feels Like The First Time" (shtatovskih number 4 in March 1977) and "Cold As Ice" (shtatovskih number 6 in July, 1977) . Despite the fact that the "Foreigner" twice performed at the Festival of Reading in England, in America, they had greater success where "Hot Blooded" (