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Huey Lewis & The News

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San Francisco, United States (1979 – present)

Huey Lewis & the News is an Academy Award-nominated American band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, scoring a total of 19 top-ten singles across the US Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary and Mainstream Rock charts. Their greatest success was with their number-one album, ‘Sports’. Their worldwide fame expanded when their recording of “The Power of Love” was featured as a key track in the 1985 movie “Back to the Future” (in which Huey Lewis made a cameo appearance). The song became a number-one hit, and it was nominated for an Academy Award.

From a first single in 1979, the group successfully combined a and (and sometimes, a ) influenced backing with harmony side-vocals and Lewis’ strident voice, and the band had numerous hit songs during the 1980s and early 1990s. These include “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time” (both of which were featured in the film “Back to the Future”), “I Want a New Drug”, “Doin’ It All (For My Baby)”, “Do You Believe in Love?” “Hip to Be Square”, “Stuck With You”, and “Jacob’s Ladder”. Huey Lewis shared three Grammy awards, an American Music Award, and a People’s Choice Award along with several artists for his role singing the 1985 charity song “We Are the World” as well.


=Albums=
Huey Lewis & The News (1980)
Picture This (1982) [#13 U.S. Gold]
Sports (1983) [#1 U.S. 7x Platinum]
Back to the Future Soundtrack (1985)
Fore! (1986) [#1 U.S. 3x Platinum]
Small World (1988) [#11 U.S. Platinum]
Hard At Play (1991) [#27 U.S. Gold]
The Heart Of Rock & Roll - The Best Of Huey Lewis and The News (1992)

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  • jessyrocker

    Love this Music

    25 Apr 3:43pm Reply
  • Cobrame

    The original pressings of Huey Lewis & The News albums pack so much dynamic punch. Songs like 'Back in Time', and 'I Want A New Drug' (to name a couple good ones) sound so good turned up loud! The remasters stink, they are louder and lack much of the bite in the bass region.

    15 Apr 9:40pm Reply
  • StephanvmTrve

    Do you like huey lewis and the news?

    14 Apr 2:09pm Reply
  • MrRissato

    I listened to their greatest hits and I only knew two songs. But at the end it seemed that I knew the whole tracklist. Why isn't the vocal considered the greatest singer ever? He's fucking awesome. I will certainly look for the entire discography.

    22 Mar 8:19pm Reply
  • Radiatow

    TRY GETTING A RESERVATION AT DORSIA NOW, YOU FUCKING STUPID BASTARD! [10]

    7 Mar 5:20pm Reply
  • Kurumi-Tokisaki

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    2 Mar 4:10am Reply
  • budibowo

    It's sad that people only quoting from American Psycho, because BTTF's TPOL is from my opinion, their undisputed masterpiece. 88 MILES PER HOUR !!!

    22 Feb 6:12am Reply
  • marjo47

    Just great.

    27 Jan 2:57pm Reply
  • PredatorDM

    TRY GETTING A RESERVATION AT DORSIA NOW, YOU FUCKING STUPID BASTARD! [8]

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Abomination317

    Although originally polarising to audiences and critics alike, it received a much-deserved cult following when released on Digital Video Disc, or DVD. There it found a second life, and really came into its own, commercially and artistically. The movie works both as a grim examination of male vanity, while also maintaining real genre thrills, justifying these tonal shifts by placing the audience inside the head of the duplicitous lead character, Christian Bale's dynamite performance gives it a bit boost. The role almost went to Leo, but no-one could have brought that certain pathos and charisma to it quite like Bale, a role he later recalled a shade of in Christopher Nolan's Batman pictures. In 2005, Lionsgate released this, the uncut version. I think it's an undisputed masterpiece, a movie so entertaining, most people probably don't listen to the message. But they should, cause it's not just a great character study, but a sardonic metaphor for 1980s greed and materialism.

    9 Nov 2014 Reply
  • arcticweezer

    No but seriously Back In Time > The Power of Love.

    7 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Fabio_5

    HEY PAUL!

    15 Oct 2014 Reply
  • arcticweezer

    TRY GETTING A RESERVATION AT DORSIA NOW, YOU FUCKING STUPID BASTARD! [7] ALSO BACK TO THE FUTURE FTW

    9 Oct 2014 Reply
  • cottilard

    Their early work was a little too 'new-wave' for my taste, but when Sports came out in '83, I think they really came into their own - both commercially and artistically. The whole album has a clear, crisp sound, and a new sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives the songs a big boost. He's been compared to Elvis Costello, but I think Huey has a far more bitter, cynical sense of humour. In '87, Huey released this, Fore, their most accomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is 'Hip To Be Square', a song so catchy most people probably don't listen to the lyrics - but they should! Because it's not just about the pleasures of conformity, and the importance of trends, it's also a personal statement about the band itself!

    7 Aug 2014 Reply
  • theironictea

    Nice.

    26 Jul 2014 Reply
  • PistolPeteMatty

    I love that the American Psycho quote has a mistake. Fore! was released in 86, not 87! ahah

    8 Jul 2014 Reply
  • omaCore

    TRY GETTING A RESERVATION AT DORSIA NOW, YOU FUCKING STUPID BASTARD! [6]

    26 Jun 2014 Reply
  • neeyick

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    13 Jun 2014 Reply
  • marjo47

    Loved and still love Huey`s music!

    9 Jun 2014 Reply
  • FreezingKiss

    TRY GETTING A RESERVATION AT DORSIA NOW, YOU FUCKING STUPID BASTARD! [4]

    5 Jun 2014 Reply
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