Trivia / Foreigner

  • Black Sheep Hit: "I Wanna Know What Love Is", their only song to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, is far slower and more electronic-focused than their usual hard rock style. The band have now come to regret ever writing it.
  • Name's the Same: Their Mick Jones is not the guitarist of The Clash.
  • Retroactive Recognition:
    • Thomas Dolby is the main synthesist on 4, two years before his breakthrough as a solo artist.
    • Jennifer Holliday sings backing vocals on Agent Provocateur. Holliday is best known to Broadway fans for playing Effie White in Dreamgirls, and actually had a top 30 Billboard hit from that musical, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".
    • David Paich did string arrangements on Double Vision. Paich is best known as the keyboardist for Toto.
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