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The Best Foreigner Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 831 votes 224 voters 6.0k views13 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

One of the biggest bands of the 1970s, Foreigner is considered one of the best rock bands of all time. Since they’re such an influential band, let’s rank the best Foreigner albums, with the help of your votes. Formed in in 1976 in New York City by Mick Jones (formerly of Spooky Tooth), Foreigner dominated the late '70s and early '80s with chart-topping releases like Double Vision (1978), 4 (1981), and their 1977 self-titled debut, which included the single "Feels Like the First Time."

This Foreigner discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Foreigner albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Foreigner singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Foreigner album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Foreigner album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list Foreigner studio releases includes Head Games (1979), Unusual Heat (1991) and more. This list of popular Foreigner CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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    1. Night Life
    2. Juke Box Hero
    3. Break It Up
    4. Waiting for a Girl Like You
    5. Luanne
    6. Urgent
    7. I'm Gonna Win
    8. Woman in Black
    9. Girl on the Moon
    10. Don't Let Go

    • Release Date: 1981
    • Artist: Foreigner
    • Producer: Robert Lange
    • Tracks: Woman in Black, Girl on the Moon, Urgent
    • Length (mins): 00:42:34
    • Label: Atlantic Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock, Rock and roll
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    1. Feels Like the First Time
    2. Cold as Ice
    3. Starrider
    4. Headknocker
    5. The Damage Is Done
    6. Long, Long Way from Home
    7. Woman Oh Woman
    8. At War with the World
    9. Fool for You Anyway
    10. I Need You

    • Release Date: 1977
    • Artist: Foreigner
    • Tracks: I Need You, The Damage Is Done, Fool for You Anyway
    • Length (mins): 00:39:29
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Rock and roll, Glam rock
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    #52 of 212 The Best Self-Titled Albums#29 of 257 The Best Debut Albums of All Time, Ranked#18 of 112 Albums You're Guaranteed To Find In Every Parent's CD Collection

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  • 1. Hot Blooded
    2. Blue Morning, Blue Day
    3. You're All I Am
    4. Back Where You Belong
    5. Love Has Taken Its Toll
    6. Double Vision
    7. Tramontane
    8. I Have Waited So Long
    9. Lonely Children
    10. Spellbinder

    • Release Date: 1978
    • Artist: Foreigner
    • Producer: Keith Olsen
    • Tracks: Back Where You Belong, Love Has Taken Its Toll, Spellbinder
    • Length (mins): 00:37:57
    • Label: Atlantic Records
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Hard rock, Soft rock
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    More Double Vision 

    #1256 of 3,110 The Greatest Albums of All-Time#215 of 339 The Greatest Album Covers of All Time#45 of 315 The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

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    1. Dirty White Boy
    2. Love on the Telephone
    3. Women
    4. I'll Get Even with You
    5. Seventeen
    6. Head Games
    7. The Modern Day
    8. Blinded by Science
    9. Do What You Like
    10. Rev on the Red Line

    • Release Date: 1979
    • Artist: Foreigner
    • Producer: Roy Thomas Baker, Mick Jones
    • Tracks: Woman in Black, Dirty White Boy, Dirty White Boy
    • Length (mins): 00:38:15
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Hard rock
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