3.17.2013

FOREIGN LEGION


















"always working class"
Year:  2016
Country:  UK
City:  Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Label:  Aggrobeat
Format:  CD
Tracks:  12
Time:  35 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Oi!



















Skinhead band from South Wales, UK. Foreign Legion formed in 1984 from the ashes of a band called Society. The band released their first EP on their own label 'Rent a Racket'. Their first full-length album entitled 'Welcome to Fort Zinderneuf' was released on the Venture label. During the 80s the band played regular slots in the famous 100 Club and supported the likes of: UK Subs, The Vibrators, The Partisans, The Adicts, Major Accident, Toy Dolls, Angelic Upstarts, 999, Broken Bones and others including Joe Strummer. Foreign Legion The band split up in 1990 and reformed in 2000, with a lineup consisting of a number of original members, they released a split album with Major Accident called Cry of the Legion; then the band wrote the album What Goes Around, Comes Around (DSS Records) which was produced by Mick Jones of The Clash. The band released a few EPs and played around Europe and supported the likes of the Dropkick Murphys, the Templars, NY Relics, UK Subs; USA dates with Major Accident, playing worldwide in venues such as CBGBs (the only Welsh band to ever play the legendary club). In 2007 Death Valley was recorded, the latest album featuring more new material as well as a re-worked version of the classic 'Message From Nowhere'. The band are currently working on an untitled E.P. set for release later this year.
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"light at the end of the tunnel"
Year:  2013
Label:  Aggrobeat
Format:  CD, LP
Tracks:  12
Time:  35 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Oi!








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"death valley"
Year:  2007
Label:  Durty Mick
Format:  CD
Tracks:  12
Time:  35 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Oi!







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"what goes around comes around"
Year:  2002
Label:  Jimmy Jazz
Format:  CD
Tracks:  11
Time:  35 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Oi!






















 After ten years of complete inactivity Foreign Legion decided to reform and to enter to the studio to record this album entitled "what goes around comes around", which is some kind of come back to their roots Oi! music, with political lyrics oriented and an excellent sound production charged by Mick Jones hymself (The Clash). The album had a good acceptance by both, audience and medias, and the band didn't stop their activity until nowadays.
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