Label: Epic - LSP 15269,Productos Especiales CBS - LSP 15269,Orbis (3) - LSP 15269 • Series: Historia De La Musica Rock - 62 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Spain • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock, Classic Rock
The man is a genius on so many levels. Quite a collection of flawless songs. Good quality vinyl and terrific sound overall. Rich full clear it runs so quite on my turntable it sound almost like tape. What a great job Wow. The sound quality is spectacular and even know so many of these songs are overplayed, they sound so fresh played on this vinyl. Highly recommended. Write a review and let people know what you think of this product OR just rate it. Top Sellers. We Accept. It wasn't easy staying there two more weeks.
The album was certified gold two months after its release, and sold another , copies within 30 days, going platinum for the first time in November By January , the debut disc sold two million copies, making it one of the fastest selling debut albums in rock history. The first week the album came out, it did better than I expected. Boston sold six million albums, 8-tracks and cassettes by December By , the album had been certified for over nine million sales domestically, and Boston went diamond in By November , the album was certified by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of 17 million.
The album soared, with three singles becoming Top 40 hits. All eight of the songs on the album receive regular airplay on classic rock radio decades later. Taking a mere three weeks to earn an RIAA Gold Record Award , in unit sales in , and a Platinum Award 1,, in unit sales after three months on November 11, , it was the fastest selling debut album for any American group. It has continued to sell very well, accumulating 9 million in sales by the 10th anniversary in , reaching diamond in , and 17x platinum by The first tour in support of the album was a short six-week promotional club tour throughout the Midwest.
Boston soon found themselves on a nationwide tour that lasted 10 months. The response was great, I was amazed that people were singing along with all the songs. It really impressed upon me the power of radio, the fact that wherever we went, they were just playing the record and people just came, and it was great. At one point, they were opening for Foghat , but lost the gig when a Milwaukee disc jockey introduced Boston, not headliner Foghat, as the best rock and roll band in the world.
Boston eventually began headlining shows in , and sold out four Southern California concert halls within a one-week span. On their swing back to the Northeast , they sold out two nights in the Philadelphia Spectrum —and in their New York City debut, three sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. Even the biggest acts usually don't do so well in every market. Boston has been described as a pivot in the transition of mainstream American rock from blues-based proto-metal to power pop , "combining some of the ebullience of the rock era's early days with the precision and technology that would mark rock record productions from then on.
Following the album's success, its sound became imitated by several other prominent rock bands of the era. Per reissue liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. More Than A Feeling 2. Peace Of Mind 3. Hitch A Ride 7. Something About You 8. Be the first to write a review for this item OR just rate it. Top Sellers. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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