Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick is an iconic American rock band that emerged in the 1970s and became known for their catchy melodies, energetic performances, and innovative blend of hard rock and power pop. Formed in Rockford, Illinois, in 1973, Cheap Trick quickly gained a loyal following with their dynamic live shows and distinctive sound. The band's classic lineup consists of Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar, backing vocals), Tom Petersson (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums, percussion). Together, they created a string of hit albums and singles that have become staples of classic rock radio. Cheap Trick achieved mainstream success with their breakthrough album, "Cheap Trick at Budokan," released in 1979. The live album, recorded during the band's tour of Japan, featured electrifying performances of their hits, including "I Want You to Want Me" and "Surrender," and catapulted Cheap Trick to international fame. Throughout the 1980s, Cheap Trick continued to release a series of successful albums, including "Dream Police" (1979), "All Shook Up" (1980), and "One on One" (1982), each showcasing the band's signature blend of hard rock riffs, melodic hooks, and infectious energy. In addition to their studio albums, Cheap Trick is known for their memorable live performances, which have earned them a reputation as one of the greatest live bands of all time. The band's high-energy stage antics, coupled with their catalog of classic hits, make their concerts a must-see experience for rock fans of all ages. Over the years, Cheap Trick has continued to evolve and adapt to changing musical trends while maintaining their distinctive sound and style. They have released over 20 studio albums and have remained active on the touring circuit, delighting audiences around the world with their timeless rock anthems and infectious enthusiasm. Cheap Trick's influence on the rock music landscape is undeniable, with their innovative approach to songwriting and performance inspiring generations of musicians. From their catchy hooks to their electrifying live shows, Cheap Trick has left an indelible mark on the world of rock music and continues to be celebrated as one of the greatest bands of all time.
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13. Cheap Trick, ‘At Budokan’ (1979)
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13. Cheap Trick, ‘At Budokan’ (1979) By the end of 1978, Cheap Trick had three albums on the shelves and a…