|The mind blowing American rock band, Bon Jovi is from Sayreville, New Jersey. It was formed in 1983 by the leading singer Jon Bon Jovi on the forefront. The other performers of the band include Richie Sambora as the guitarist, David Bryan as the keyboardist, Alec John Such as bassist and Tico Torres as the drummer. Alec John Such left the band in 1994 and he was replaced by Hugh Mc Donald. The rest of the band members had been the same since 26 years. The years 1984 and 1985 marked two moderately successful albums from the band. But the band scored much in 1986 with the release of Slippery When Wet. In 1988, with the release of New Jersey, Bon Jovi was raised into global super stardom.
The fame provided non stop touring to the band. In 1990, after the New Jersey trip, the band underwent an interruption. At that time Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora released successful solo albums. The album, Keep the Faith brought back the band in 1992. Since then success was with Bon Jovi through out 1990s and 2000s. The latest release from them is The Circle. It is expected to be in the limelight by November 10, 2009.
The successful career graph of the band includes ten studio albums, two compilation albums and a live album along with 120 million albums sold across the globe. They have toured over 50 countries and treated more than 34 million music lovers with their mesmerizing performance by 2600 concerts or more. In 2004, Bon Jovi was on the 14th position in Q Magazine’s 50 All Time Greatest Bands. The band bagged the Award of Merit at the American Music Awards in 2004.The band was beneficed into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006. In June 2009, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora were inducted in to Songwriters Hall of Fame as songwriters and collaborators.
“When We Were Beautiful” is a documentary created by Phil Griffin depicts the ups and downs of Bon Jovi over the 25 years. It also follows the band on their latest Lost Highway Tour. This documentary mad its debut in Tribeca Film festival in April 2009.
In June 2009, Bon Jovi recorded a cover of the song “Stand by Me” with Iranian singer Andy Madadian. A portion of this song was sung in Farsi. This song was a token of solidarity for the Iranian victims of violence.
After the success of the Lost Highway Tour, the band started writing and recording a brand new material with the assistance of producer and writer John Shanks. This album is expected to be in the spotlight by November 10, 2009. The first single of the album,” We Weren’t Born to Follow” was released to the US radios in August 17 2009. This song is about the tough economic times. This song is for the Wii’s upcoming game Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers. It is the foremost among the series that has been renowned for using J-pop. It is not sure if it will be used only on the promotional campaigns or in between the game. The title of the album is The Circle and it is confirmed by the good old friend and mixer Obie O’Brien.
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