Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Cheap Trick finishes new studio album

Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen says the band have completed work on a new studio album.

"We have a new record that's coming out," Neilsen tells Marci Wiser of 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles. "We are signed to BMG, and the record is finished. So we're just kind of waiting till all this junk subsides," he adds, referring to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Rockford, IL group’s 20th studio release follows a pair of 2017 records: "We're All Alright!" and "Christmas Christmas", and a 2018 single, “The Summer Looks Good On You.”

Cheap Trick’s legendary 1978 live set, “At Budokan”, was recently honored as one of 25 sound recordings inducted into the US Library Of Congress National Recording Registry.

The organization annually selects 25 recordings that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and are at least 10 years old.

Led by the Top 10 success of the single, “I Want You To Want Me”, Cheap Trick’s breakthrough record reached No. 4 on the US Billboard 200 on its way to sales of more than 1 million copies in the country.

See also:

ZZ Top postpone Canadian tour with Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick At Budokan enters US National Recording Registry
Cheap Trick join Rod Stewart for summer tour
Sammy Hagar and Cheap Trick added to Aerosmith MusiCares tribute
Search Cheap Trick at hennemusic