Posts Tagged ‘1981’

JourneyEscape

Escape (stylized as E5C4P3 on the album cover) is the seventh studio album by American rock band Journey, released on July 31, 1981. It topped the American Billboard 200 chart and features four hit Billboard Hot 100 singles – “Don’t Stop Believin'” (#9), “Who’s Crying Now” (#4), “Still They Ride” (#19) and “Open Arms” (#2) – plus rock radio staple “Stone in Love.” It was certified 9x platinum by the RIAA and sold over twelve million copies worldwide, making it the band’s most successful studio album and second most successful album overall behind Greatest Hits. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escape_%28Journey_album%29

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StevieNickBellaDonna

Bella Donna is the debut studio album by American singer, songwriter and Fleetwood Mac vocalist Stevie Nicks. Released on July 27, 1981, the album reached number one on the U.S. Billboard charts in September of that year. Bella Donna was awarded Platinum status by the RIAA on October 7, 1981, less than three months after its release, and has since been certified quadruple-platinum.

The album spawned four substantial hit singles during 1981 and 1982: the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers-penned duet “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” (#3), the Don Henley duet “Leather and Lace” (#6), the iconic “Edge of Seventeen” (#11), and country-tinged “After the Glitter Fades” (#32). (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bella_Donna_%28album%29

Foreigner4

4, also known as Foreigner 4, is the fourth studio album by British-American rock band Foreigner, released in 1981 on Atlantic Records. Several singles from the album were hugely successful, including “Urgent”, “Waiting for a Girl Like You” and “Juke Box Hero”.

The album was an immediate smash worldwide, holding the No. 1 position on the Billboard album chart for a total of 10 weeks. It eventually sold over seven million copies in the United States alone. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_%28Foreigner_album%29

DefLeppardHighnDry

High ‘n’ Dry is the second studio album by the English rock band Def Leppard, released on the 11th of June, 1981. Produced by the legendary Robert John “Mutt” Lange, the album produced the breakthrough power ballad “Bringin’ On The Heartbreak”. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_%27n%27_Dry