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Fire of Unknown Origin

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Description: Fire of Unknown Origin is the eighth album by the American hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult, released in July 1981. It was produced by Martin Birch. The album, which included the Top 40 hit "Burnin' for You" (#1 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks chart) represented a resurgence of the group's commercial standing after two albums with disappointing sales. Fire of Unknown Origin would be the final studio LP featuring the band's original lineup; during the subsequent tour, the band fired original drummer Albert Bouchard. The album continues BÖC's tendency to write quirky songs, from the title track (featuring lyrics ... (more)
Manufacturer: Columbia
Release date: 19 June 1981
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0074643738927 UPC: 074643738927
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"FIRE OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN (1981) BLUE ÖYSTER CULT SO LITTLE IS DISCUSSED about this iconic album from the BÖC. I only just recently decided to check it out, after being so highly recommended by Listal. I couldn't have been more pleased by the result I got, the themes and tone seem to fit right up my alley. Unfortunately, since I wasn't exposed much to music from the '80s growing up, my familiarity with what some hail as Blue Öyster Cult's 'finest hour' is limited to what I've learned (rather th"