Sunday, March 03, 2013

Boston: Discography of the Moment


Boston is a rock band that was formed in 1973 in Boston, Massachusetts from the ashes of another band, Mother's Milk, that was started by guitarist Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, and Jim Masdea.

Boston Web Links:

Official Boston website
Boston Wikipedia article
Boston on Facebook
Boston on Last.fm

DISCOGRAPHY

Boston
Released in August 1976 by Epic Records.
Produced by John Boylan and Tom Scholz.
Band lineup:
Tom Scholz - guitar, bass, organ; Brad Delp - vocals; Sib Hashian - drums; Jim Masdea - drums; Barry Goudreau - guitar; Fran Sheehan - bass
Tracks: 8
More Than a Feeling. Peace of Mind. Foreplay/Long Time. Rock & Roll Band. Smokin. Hitch a Ride. Something About You. Let Me Take You Home Tonight.
Charts:
#3 on the US Billboard 200. #11 on the UK Albums Chart.
Notes:
This album has sold over 17 million copies in the United States alone. It is the 2nd best-selling debut album of all time in the United States.



Don't Look Back
Released in August 1978 by Epic.
Produced by Tom Scholz.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 8
Dont Look Back. The Journey. It's Easy. A Man I'll Never Be. Feelin Satisfied. Party. Used to Bad News. Don't Be Afraid.
Charts:
#1 on the US Billboard 200. #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart. #9 on the UK Albums Chart.
Notes:
Don't Look Back has sold over 7 million copies in the United States.




Third Stage
Released in September 1986 by MCA Records.
Produced by Tom Scholz.
Lineup changes:
Gary Phil replaced Barry Goudreau on guitar;
Tracks: 10
Amanda. We're Ready. The Launch. Cool the Engines. My Destination. A New World. To Be a Man. I Think I Like It. Cant'cha Say/Still in Love. Hollyann.
Charts:
#1 on the US Billboard 200. #37 on the UK Albums Chart. #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart.
Notes:
Third Stage has sold over 4 million copies in the United States.




Walk On
Released in June 1994 by MCA.
Produced by Tom Scholz.
Lineup changes:
Brad Delp was replaced on vocals by Frans Cosmo. Fran Sheehan left the band; Doug Huffman replaced Jim Masdea on drums.
Tracks: 10
I Need Your Love. Surrender to Me. Livin For You. Walkin at Night. Walk On. Get Organized/Get Reorganized. Walk On Some More. What's Your Name. Magdalene. We Can Make It.
Charts:
#7 on the US Billboard 200. #56 on the UK Albums Chart. #10 on the Canadian Albums Chart.
Notes:
Walk On has sold over 1 million copies in the United States.




Greatest Hits
Compilation album released in June 1997 by Epic. Also includes 3 previously unreleased tracks.
Produced by Tom Scholz.
Tracks: 16
Tell Me. Higher Power. More Than a Feeling. Peace of Mind. Don't Look Back. Cool the Engines. Livin For You. Feelin Satisfied. Party. Foreplay/Long Time. Amanda. Rock n Roll Band. Smokin. A Man I'll Never Be. Star Spangled Banner/4th of July Reprise. Higher Power.
Charts:
#47 on the US Billboard 200. #61 on the Canadian Albums Chart.
Notes:
Greatest Hits has sold over 2 million copies in the United States.




Corporate America
Released in November 2002 by Artemis Records.
Produced by Tom Scholz, Gary Phil, Fran Cosmo and Anthony Cosmo.
Band lineup:
Tom Scholz - guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, vocals; Brad Delp - vocals; Frans Cosmo - vocals; Gary Phil - guitar, keyboards; Anthony Cosmo - guitar, vocals; Kimberly Dahme - vocals, guitar; David Sikes - bass; Curly Smith - drums.
Tracks: 10
I Had a Good Time. Stare Our Your Window. Corporate America. With You. Someone. Turn It Off. Cryin. Didn't Mean to Fall in Love. You Gave Up on Love. Living For You.
Charts:
#42 on the US Billboard 200.

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