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
188 Ratings
188 Ratings
Dreaming Rogue ,

Classic!!!

One of the best Albums in the history of Rock N' Roll...Probably the best soundtrack to pop in turn up and drive to.

Corncakeshrinkydink03 ,

Boston

I think this is the greatest album of all time. The 3 best songs are More than a feeling, Peace of mind, and Long time.

Goatllama ,

Righteous Rock

What do you mean this isn’t their greatest hits album?

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