The Eagles will play their hit-filled 1976 album Hotel California in its entirety, as well as other songs, at the Prudential Center in Newark on April 7, with pre-sales starting Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. and the general on-sale at 19 a.m. Jan. 13. Visit ticketmaster.com.
The band will start the show with the album — featuring “Life in the Fast Lane,” “New Kid in Town,” “Wasted Time,” “Victim of Love” and other songs, as well as the epic title track. They will be accompanied by an orchestra and a choir. After Hotel California, they will then play a set of other songs, after an intermission.
The band’s lineup currently includes Don Henley and Joe Walsh — both members of the quintet that made the album — as well as Timothy B. Schmit and Vince Gill. Of the other 1976 Eagles, Glenn Frey died in 2016, and Don Felder and Randy Meisner are no longer in the band.
According to Wikipedia, Hotel California is the sixth best-selling album of all time, after Michael Jackson’s Thriller, AC/DC’s Back in Black, the soundtrack to “The Bodyguard” (featuring Whitney Houston and others), Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon and another Eagles album, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975).
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