Tag: Foreigner

Isn't That Awful, Music, Podcast

Isn’t That Awful: The Second Scrimmage

What in the world could make a brown-eyed girl turn blue, standing in the rain in a heavy downpour?...

Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On...

Dw. Dunphy On… The Evolution of Man

This evolution of man must take place, and will take place....

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 2: Jason Bonham

Jason Bonham checks in with the podcast to talk about working with Phil Collins, Sammy Hagar, the 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion and his current...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 17

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! As we cracked open Disc Five of this 7-disc mammoth, releasing a faint mingled scent of Pop Rocks,...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Nine Replacement Lead Singers for Bands You Know Well

Here are a few names you may not recall, fronting bands you cannot escape from....

Music, Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 6: Marti Frederiksen Interview

Over the past two decades, songwriter/producer Marti Frederiksen, today’s guest on The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, has been...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 28

We continue with the letter F and get Filter, Flaming Lips, Fleetwood Mac and more. ...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Cypress Hill’s “(Rock) Superstar” and “(Rap) Superstar” (2000)

This is one of those songs that wasn’t a hit that I’m surprised wasn’t a hit. Even today, you hear it all the time,...


Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 16

After a three-month hiatus, Jeff, Jason, and Dave are back to rip apart a Billboard Top 10 from 1985. It's the Popdose Podcast,...


Death by Power Ballad, Music

Death by Power Ballad: Foreigner, “Waiting for a Girl Like You”

Rob Smith gives thanks for his friends, readers, and Foreigner's "Waiting for a Girl Like You."...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 17

So a few weeks ago I get this e-mail from a girl named Liz which directs me to her website. Now normally, I don’t really post links...


Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Cheap Trick, “Busted”

In a very personal Flashback '90, Popdose writer Michael Fortes revisits the lows and highs of Cheap Trick's Busted, song by song....


Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 16 Recaps and Matchday 17 Previews

My apologies for the lack of updates over the past few days. As much as I love the World Cup, I was on the verge of becoming a full-on...


Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Foreigner in Atlanta, November ’79

Some times you have to give in to nostalgia, which is why I found myself at a St. Louis area casino a few weeks ago to see Foreigner. A...


Film, Random Play

Random Play: Alvin and the Chipmunks

When the 2007 live action-animation hybrid movie of Alvin and the Chipmunks made $60 million in its opening weekend, it took people by...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “1981 (Part One)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Long Live Rock For me, 1981 was a real musical watershed. I was a sophomore in high school, and through a series...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 1

We've invaded your browser, your radio dial, and your pop culture fantasies -- and now, at long last, it's time for us to snuggle up to...


Music, You Again?

You Again?: Foreigner, “Can’t Slow Down”

Hey, who are those dudes? Believe it or not, it's the 2009 version of Foreigner -- and they've got a new album, Can't Slow Down,...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Foreigner, “Out of the Blue”

“It’s always that one song that gets to you. You can hide, but the song comes to find you.” — Rob Sheffield (Love...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… An Open Letter to Mick Jones

This week, I’m taking a cue from Popdose’s own Uncle Donnie (and not from my cousin Donnie, thank you very much) to offer up a...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/31/09

We, at the site, really do strive to bring the coolest stuff possible to the readers and I think you’d agree our commitment pays off....


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’80s

Jon Cummings' ongoing look at great #2 hits in Billboard history moves into the '80s this week, with hit tracks from the Bangles, Journey,...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Fakes!

So I had a great idea. An entire post about fake rock bands — groups made up for your cinematic pleasure that, in spite of not...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: “Still Crazy”

If you’ve been dreading the return of this column ever since Popdose ended its holiday hiatus, then allow me to tell you who you have...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 32

I know I said I’d be quitting the intros for a while, but I had to put this all into perspective. I hadn’t thought about the...


Lost MP3 of the Week, Music

Lost MP3 of the Week: Foreigner, “Cold As Ice”

If there’s one major aspect of the rise of hipster irony (the only rule of which seems to be, basically, “so...



Ain’t That a Sham(e)!

Foreigner – “Urgent,” circa ’81 A friend of mine once observed that you know you’re getting older when most...