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Foreigner, after concert in San Francisco, California, September 2, 2009
Background information
Origin New York City, New York
Genres Rock
hard rock
soft rock
Acid rock
Adult Oriented Rock
Years active 1976–present
Labels Rhythm Safari, Atlantic
Associated acts Spooky Tooth, King Crimson, Jason Bonham Band, Hurricane, Smash Mouth
Members Mick Jones
Thom Gimbel
Kelly Hansen
Jeff Pilson
Michael Bluestein
Jason Sutter
Past members See: Foreigner former members
For the dictionary definition of foreigner, see foreigner at the Simple English Wiktionary.

Foreigner is a British-American rock band, originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musicians Mick Jones, ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm. Foreigner have sold more than 70 million albums worldwide, (including over 37.5 million in the United States alone).


Foreigner - Wacken Open Air 2016-AL0982
Foreigner live at Wacken Open Air 2016

Studio albums

  • 1977 - Foreigner
  • 1978 - Double Vision
  • 1979 - Head Games
  • 1981 - Four
  • 1982 - Records
  • 1985 - Agent Provocateur
  • 1987 - Inside Information
  • 1991 - Unusual Heat
  • 1992 - The Very Best... and Beyond
  • 1994 - Mr. Moonlight
  • 2006 - Live In '05
  • 2009 - Can't Slow Down[[Category:Musical groups from New York
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