Breakfast in America (deutsch: Frühstück in Amerika) ist das sechste Studioalbum der britischen Pop-/Rockband Supertramp und der Name eines Liedes dieses im März 1979 veröffentlichten Albums. [21] Breakfast in America would become Supertramp's most popular album. It was covered by Bremer Kaffeehaus Orchester, FourPlay String Quartet, Top of the Pops, Born Crain and other artists. Yep. A deluxe edition was released on 4 October 2010, including a second disc with songs recorded live in 1979, in particular songs not appearing on the live album Paris. As with Even in the Quietest Moments..., Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson wrote most of their songs separately but conceived the theme for the album jointly. [8] Billboard writer David Farrell felt that other than Davies' lead vocal the song sounds like a Queen song. Breakfast in America won the 1980 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package, defeating albums by Talking Heads and Led Zeppelin, among others. The song Breakfast in America was written by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson and was first released by Supertramp in 1979. Breakfast in America by Supertramp - discover this song's samples, covers and remixes on WhoSampled The lyrics tell about a person who has never been to the United States and fantasizes about it. [22] Sputnikmusic's Tyler Fisher said that its singles are mostly the highlights because of their "catchy hooks", and found the ballads "absolutely terrible". That contrast is what makes the world go 'round and what makes Supertramp go 'round. written by J. John Jackson After the lyrical part, the song goes into a long solo played on the grand piano alongside the original melody on the Wurlitzer. It spawned four U.S. Es entwickelte sich zu einem Megaseller. 15), "Take the Long Way Home" (No. Engineer Peter Henderson recalled: "They got along fantastically well and everyone was really happy. The Breakfast In America album was very different from Supertramp's previous albums, which were more conceptual and elaborate.Breakfast was designed to have pop appeal, which is why they included this song that Hodgson had written eight years earlier. A&M offers a High Definition Blu-ray Disc of the album. [7] Hodgson has described the misconception as a parallel to how Crime of the Century (1974) is often misinterpreted as being a concept album. 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