Breakfast in America [Deluxe Edition]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
With Breakfast in America, Supertramp had a genuine blockbuster hit, topping the charts for four weeks in the U.S. and selling millions of copies worldwide; by the 1990s, the album had sold over 18 million units across the world. Although their previous records had some popular success, they never even hinted at the massive sales of Breakfast in America. Then again, Supertramp's earlier records weren't as pop-oriented as Breakfast. The majority of the album consisted of tightly written, catchy, well-constructed pop songs, like the hits "The Logical Song," "Take the Long Way Home," and "Goodbye Stranger." Supertramp still had a tendency to indulge themselves ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
With Breakfast in America, Supertramp had a genuine blockbuster hit, topping the charts for four weeks in the U.S. and selling millions of copies worldwide; by the 1990s, the album had sold over 18 million units across the world. Although their previous records had some popular success, they never even hinted at the massive sales of Breakfast in America. Then again, Supertramp's earlier records weren't as pop-oriented as Breakfast. The majority of the album consisted of tightly written, catchy, well-constructed pop songs, like the hits "The Logical Song," "Take the Long Way Home," and "Goodbye Stranger." Supertramp still had a tendency to indulge themselves occasionally, but Breakfast in America had very few weak moments. It was clearly their high-water mark. [A two-disc deluxe edition, released in 2010, featured a remastered version of the album plus a disc of highlights from Supertramp's 1979 Live Breakfast World Tour, including selections recorded in London, Miami, and Paris note: the six songs from Paris did not appear on the 1980 live album Paris.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/2010
  • Label: A&M
  • UPC: 600753304389
  • Catalog Number: 5330438
  • Sales rank: 42,415

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Supertramp Primary Artist
Roger Hodgson Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Group Member
Rick Davies Keyboards, Vocals, Group Member
John Helliwell Woodwind, Group Member
Dougie Thomson Bass, Group Member
Bob C. Benberg Drums, Group Member
Dick "Slyde" Hyde Trombone, Tuba
Technical Credits
Roger Hodgson Composer, Lyricist
Greg Calbi Remastering
Rick Davies Composer, Lyricist
Russel Pope Concert Sound Engineer
Aaron Rapoport Original Cover Photography
Mark Hanauer Back Cover
Mike Doud Art Direction
Mick Haggerty Art Direction, Original Design Concept
Phil Alexander Liner Notes
Tim Young Mastering
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