Q103 Interview With Foreigner’s Mick Jones
Q103 had a chance to chat with Foreigner guitarist and founder Mick Jones to announce the 2018 Jukebox Heroes Tour featuring Foreigner with special guests: Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening. The tour will play SPAC June 16.
We talked with Mick Jones about the upcoming tour and show at SPAC, reuniting with singer Lou Gramm last year, producing Van Halen's 5150 album, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and more. Check out video above for the full interview.
Before Foreigner, Mick Jones was a member of the band Spooky Tooth. He formed Foreigner in 1976 with Ian McDonald and they recruited singer Lou Gramm. In addition to Foreigner, Jones is a producer who has worked on many big albums including Van Halen's 5150 and Billy Joel's Storm Front. He also co-wrote the song "Bad Love" with Eric Clapton for Clapton's Journeyman album. Foreigner are among the world's best selling rock band's with sales of over 80 million worldwide. Their career started with the successful self-titled debut album released in 1977 with hits like "Feels Like the First Time", Cold as Ice", and "Long, Long Way from Home". The album Double Vision followed in 1978, Head Games in 1979. and the worldwide smash 4 in 1981. More albums and success would follow throughout the 1980's. Foreigner remains a popular touring act with singer Kelly Hansen on lead vocals. Check out the official Foreigner site here.