Kamis, 03 November 2011

MR. BIG



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Mr Big adalah band hard rock yang dibentuk di Los Angeles, California pada tahun 1988. Band ini adalah kuartet terdiri dari Eric Martin (vokal), Paul Gilbert (gitar), Billy Sheehan (bass), dan Pat Torpey (drum),  termasuk Richie Kotzen, seorang gitaris blues berbasis reputasi yang menggantikan Gilbert pada tahun 1999. Band ini telah mencetak sejumlah hits. lagu-lagu mereka sering ditandai dengan vokal yang kuat dan harmoni vokal. hits mereka termasuk “To Be With You”(menduduki peringkat nomor satu di 15 negara pada tahun 1991) dan”Green-Tinted Sixties Mind”.
Mr Big tetap aktif dan populer selama lebih dari dua dekade, meskipun konflik internal dan tren musik berubah.
Mereka bubar pada tahun 2002, tapi setelah ada permintaan dari penggemar untuk bersatu kembali, pada tahun 2009 mereka pun bersatu kembali, tur pertama mereka di Jepang, pada Juni 2009. Band ini merilis album pertama mereka setelah selama 10 tahun tidak mrluncurkan album, pada bulan Januari 2011.
Personil
Personil Sekarang
  • Eric Martin – lead vocals (1988-2002, 2009-sekarang)
  • Pat Torpey – drums, percussion (1988-2002, 2009-sekarang)
  • Billy Sheehan – bass guitar (1988-2002, 2009-sekarang)
  • Paul Gilbert – guitar (1988-1997, 2009-sekarang)
Mantan Personil
  • Richie Kotzen – guitar (1999–2002)
Diskografi
Album Studio
  • Mr. Big (1989) (Billboard 200 #46, Japan Oricon Album Chart #22, JPN – Gold, UK #60 ) [download]
  • Lean Into It (1991) (Billboard 200 #15, Japan Oricon Album Chart #6, US – Platinum, JPN – Platinum, UK #28  ) [download]
  • Bump Ahead (1993) (Billboard 200 #82, Japan Oricon Album Chart #4, JPN – Platinum, UK #61) [download]
  • Hey Man (1996) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #1, JPN – 2x Platinum) [download]
  • Get Over It (2000) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #5, JPN – Gold) [download]
  • Actual Size (2001) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #5) [download]
  • What If… (2011) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #7,UK #117) [download]
Album Live
  • Raw Like Sushi (1990) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #32) [download]
  • Mr. Big Live (Live in San Francisco) (1992) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #45) [download]
  • Raw Like Sushi II (1992) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #8, JPN – Gold) [download]
  • Japandemonium: Raw Like Sushi 3 (1994) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #11, JPN – Platinum) [download]
  • Channel V at the Hard Rock Live (1996) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #32) [download]
  • Live at Budokan (1997) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #20) [download]
  • In Japan (2002) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #12) [download]
  • Back To Budokan (2009) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #50) [download]
  • Live from the Living Room (2011) [download]
Single
  • “Addicted to That Rush” (1989) (Mainstream Rock Tracks #39) [download]
  • “Wind Me Up” (1989) [download]
  • Green-Tinted Sixties Mind” (1991) (Mainstream Rock Tracks #33, UK #72 ) [download]
  • To Be With You” (1991) (The Billboard Hot 100 #1 (3 weeks), Mainstream Rock Tracks #19, Adult Contemporary #11, UK #3) [download]
  • “Just Take My Heart” (1992) (The Billboard Hot 100 #16, Mainstream Rock Tracks #18, Japan Oricon Single Chart #68, UK #26 ) [download]
  • Wild World” (1993) (The Billboard Hot 100 #27, Mainstream Rock Tracks #33, Top 40 Mainstream #12, Japan Oricon Single Chart #40, UK #59) [download]
  • “Ain’t Seen Love Like That” (1994) (The Billboard Hot 100 #83) [download]
  • Take Cover” (1996) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #1, was featured in the TV series Mega Man) [download]
  • Not One Night” (1997) [download]
  • Superfantastic” (2000) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #97) [download]
  • Static” (2000) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #66) [download]
  • “Where Are They Now” (2000) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #47) [download]
  • “Shine” (2001) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #1, ending for Hellsing anime OVA) [download]
  • “Arrow” (2001) (Japan Oricon Single Chart #42) [download]
  • “Undertow” (2010) [download]
Album Kompilasi
  • Big Bigger Biggest: Greatest Hits (1996) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #2, JPN – 4x Platinum) [download]
  • Deep Cuts (2000) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #12) [download]
  • Greatest Hits (2004) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #70) [download]
  • Next Time Around (2009) (Japan Oricon Album Chart #10) [download]
Referensi
Wikipedia

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