#1
i checked the forums and couldnt believe noone had started a boston thread- the band with one of the top selling records of all time "boston". well here it is- a boston thread. leave comments, thoughts, favorite songs, or videos.
#2
Piece of mind, Dont look back, higher power...mmm great songs.
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#4
PEACE of mind.

Thank you.

-Jacques
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#5
My favorite song that nobody every mentions (that I have heard) is Man I'll Never Be. That song is amazing, and I really love that solo too.
#7
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You know your in a legendary band when every song on one of your albums ("Boston") gets played on the radio.


heh heh exactly
#8
Surrender To Me, What's Your Name, I Need Your Love - From the album "Walk On", are my personal favourites.
#11
Was that Corporate America? If so, I thought that album was pretty okay. Not as good as their older stuff, but still a worthy listen.
#14
Got to agree with everyone about Foreplay and Piece of Mind. Foreplay is the definition of what 'rock opera' sounds like. Piece of Mind is awesome....and isnt that what we are all striving for? Love the lyrics.
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#15
I repeat:

PEACE of mind.

Thank you.

-Jacques
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#16
Their first album is a definite classic, but I've always considered their second album (Don't Look Back) to be another brilliant work of art.

That's not to say, however, that Don't Look Back is necessarily as good as their debut, but it is an album I recommend picking up.

Also, has anyone noticed that throughout the band's entirety there has always been a "formula" for their songs? In fact, I believe I once read an interview with Tom Scholz where he described the music based upon this "formula", but for the sake of misquoting I will not type it.
#17
I dont understand what you mean by a formula. But yeah I also like their second album a lot. All of their songs are fun on the 12 string too.
#18
Well, if you listen through their first album, you'll find that nearly every song has a blend of powerful, twin-guitar leads, pop-harmony vocals, and power chord-based rhythms.

My description probably isn't the best way to understand what I mean, but assuming you have their first album give it a listen, or at least sample each song, and you'll probably understand what I mean.
#19
I agree with what you're saying (and what Tom Scholz was saying evidently), but I think this is true of a lot of bands. And I don't think its a bad thing.
#20
Rock and roll band was one of my favorite songs as well as peace of mind, more than a feelng, smokin'.....the classics. and to think this band almost never made it through!!! screw you guys who rejected Boston
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#21
Quote by TheHeartbreaker
Well, if you listen through their first album, you'll find that nearly every song has a blend of powerful, twin-guitar leads, pop-harmony vocals, and power chord-based rhythms.

My description probably isn't the best way to understand what I mean, but assuming you have their first album give it a listen, or at least sample each song, and you'll probably understand what I mean.

Yeah and all of their songs have that kind of scratchy sounding slide I noticed, and they use the acoustic a lot too.
#22
Can't believe "A Man I'll Never Be" hasn't been brought up yet. The interlude (?) in that song is so amazing...

But yeah, I love Boston and I can't believe this thread was on the last page..
#23
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Can't believe "A Man I'll Never Be" hasn't been brought up yet. The interlude (?) in that song is so amazing...

But yeah, I love Boston and I can't believe this thread was on the last page..

I'm surprised I didn't bring it up. I mentioned it in the favorite solos thread. That song is amazing, it might be my favorite Boston song.
#24
Peace of Mind has got to be my favorite Boston song. Just the whole meaning of the song fits me perfectly. That's all im ever looking for - peace of mind. That is why I picked up a guitar in the first place. Not to make it big, not to impress people, not to make money - for my own satisfaction and piece of mind. Not to mention the song, musically, is freakin' awesome.

"I understand about indecision,
But I don't care if I get behind.
People living in competition;
All I want is to have my peace of mind."

Great stuff.
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Unring the bell before it's too late..."

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#25
The only song I listen to by them is Foreplay-Long Time. Any album recommendations?
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#27
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The only song I listen to by them is Foreplay-Long Time. Any album recommendations?


They're debut album is pure gold. I wouldn't be surprised if you've heard every song from that album (or at least the majority of it) before.

Their second album (Don't Look Back) is good as well, but their first album is where you want to begin.
#28
Quote by TheHeartbreaker
They're debut album is pure gold. I wouldn't be surprised if you've heard every song from that album (or at least the majority of it) before.

Their second album (Don't Look Back) is good as well, but their first album is where you want to begin.



Thanks, I'll pick it up when I get some cash. Damn Christmas
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#29
RIP Brad delp. and Hitch a ride a a friggin amazing song the solo is just.......perfect. same with A man I'll never be.
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