8 Songs, 37 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Gifted guitarist/producer Tom Scholz and singer Brad Delp couldn’t have imagined the success of their 1976 debut when they recorded it in a Boston basement. It’s packed with heavy, guitar-driven peaks, gentle passages, and glacier-sized choruses—from party-starter anthem “Smokin’,” to the ode to nostalgia “More Than a Feeling,” to the everyman ballad “Let Me Take You Home Tonight.” “Rock & Roll Band” is an autobiographical tale of bar-band adversities and “Foreplay/Long Time” kicks up from murky jazz-prog to pure, sing-along power pop. It’s an album for the ages.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Gifted guitarist/producer Tom Scholz and singer Brad Delp couldn’t have imagined the success of their 1976 debut when they recorded it in a Boston basement. It’s packed with heavy, guitar-driven peaks, gentle passages, and glacier-sized choruses—from party-starter anthem “Smokin’,” to the ode to nostalgia “More Than a Feeling,” to the everyman ballad “Let Me Take You Home Tonight.” “Rock & Roll Band” is an autobiographical tale of bar-band adversities and “Foreplay/Long Time” kicks up from murky jazz-prog to pure, sing-along power pop. It’s an album for the ages.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
185 Ratings
185 Ratings
FairyTif ,

BEST OF DA BEST

L♥️V EVERY BOSTON TUNE YET❣️❣️❣️
EVEN WILL B PLAYED @MY FUNERAL 1 DAY❣️❣️❣️

1301camk ,

Boston

One of the best "Side A"'s in the history of recorded music!!

mdnsjskdn ,

Solid all the way through

Though this album doesn’t have to many songs on it every song on it is good, and I think this is the only rock album I can say that for. Boston reminds me of a mix of Journey and Def Leppard and sounds great. Peace of mind by far best song.

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