Boston (album)

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Boston
Album cover
Album by Boston
Released September 1976
Recorded October 1975-April 1976 at Foxglove Studios, Capitol Studios, and The Record Plant
Genre Rock
Length 37 min 08 sec
Label Epic
Producers John Boylan,
Tom Scholz
Professional reviews
AMG 4.5/5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:rt7uak6k5m3c~T1)
Boston Chronology
Boston
(1976)
Don't Look Back
(1978)

Boston is the self-titled debut album by American rock band Boston, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music). The album broke the band into the mainstream, with several blockbuster hard rock hits.

Contents

Track listing

all songs written by Tom Scholz, except where noted

  1. "More Than a Feeling" - 4:45
  2. "Peace of Mind" - 5:02
  3. "Foreplay/Long Time" - 7:48
  4. "Rock and Roll Band" - 2:50
  5. "Smokin'" (Bradley Delp, Scholz) - 4:20
  6. "Hitch a Ride" - 4:12
  7. "Something About You" - 3:48
  8. "Let Me Take You Home Tonight" (Delp, Scholz) - 4:13

Personnel

Production

  • Producers: John Boylan, Tom Scholz
  • Engineers: Warren Dewey, Paul Grupp, Stephen Saper, Tom Scholz
  • Assistant engineers: Bruce Hensal, Deni King, Doug Rider
  • Mixing assistant: Steve Hodge
  • Mastering: Wally Traugott
  • Remastering: Mark Wilder
  • Authoring: Stephen Saper
  • Reissue producer: Amy Herot
  • Assistants: Steve Hodge, Deni King
  • Special effects: Tom Scholz
  • Design: Paula Scher
  • Direction: Paul Ahern, Charles McKenzie
  • Photography: Jeff Albertson
  • Illustrations: Roger Huyssen
  • Cover illustration: Roger Huyssen

Charts

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1976 Pop Albums 3
1987 The Billboard 200 101

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1976 "More Than A Feeling" Pop Singles 5
1977 "Peace Of Mind" Pop Singles 38
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