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Who is the new lead singer of Foreigner?

Who is the new lead singer of Foreigner?

Kelly Hansen
Kelly Hansen (born April 18, 1961) is an American singer, best known as the current lead singer of the rock band Foreigner….

Kelly Hansen
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals guitar keyboards percussion
Years active 1985–present

Who have been the lead singers for Foreigner?

Formation, 1976. Since its beginning, Foreigner has been led by English musician Mick Jones (former member of Nero and the Gladiators, Johnny Hallyday’s band, Spooky Tooth and The Leslie West Band).

What nationality is Foreigner?

Foreigner is a British-American rock band from New York City and London. Formed in 1976, the group originally included lead vocalist Lou Gramm, lead guitarist Mick Jones, rhythm guitarist and woodwind player Ian McDonald, bassist Ed Gagliardi, drummer Dennis Elliott, and keyboardist Al Greenwood.

What happened to the original singer of Foreigner?

Ian McDonald, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter whose work with the British band King Crimson helped propel the progressive rock movement of the 1960s and ’70s, and who went on to help found the immensely popular group Foreigner, died on Feb. 9 at his home in New York City. He was 75.

Does Kelly Hansen sound like Lou Gramm?

Take a listen to Kelly Hanson singing Waiting For A Girl Like You LIVE: Sounds pretty close to Lou! If I didn’t tell you it wasn’t Lou, you may not know it wasn’t him.

How old is Kelly Hansen?

61 years (April 18, 1961)Kelly Hansen / Age

When did Foreigner start?

1976Foreigner / Active from
Foreigner began in 1976 when British guitarist Mick Jones found himself in town without a gig, due to the Leslie West band breaking up. Jones and keyboardist Al Greenwood decided to form a band and recruited guitarist Ian McDonald and drummer Dennis Elliott, vocalist Lou Gramm and bassist Ed Gagliardi.

How did Foreigner find Kelly Hansen?

After submitting a recording of his own vocals over instrumental Foreigner tracks, Hansen became the first person to audition for the group. ‘We jammed for about an hour and a half and I remember I got home at 6 p.m. and, unbeknownst to me, they were having a roundtable discussion about me.

How old is Mick Jones?

77 years (December 27, 1944)Mick Jones / Age

Did King Crimson do acid?

But part of the particular success of King Crimson and the debut album can be attributed to the kind of drugs which were being used: acid and marijuana.