BOSTON: 'Life Love & Hope' Cracks U.S. Top 40; New Christmas Single Released

"Life Love & Hope", the brand new album from the legendary rock band BOSTON, sold around 16,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 37 on The Billboard 200 chart.

More than a decade in the making, "Life, Love & Hope" was released on December 3 in the U.S. and Canada and is available now for purchase at Amazon and iTunes. The collection of brand new tracks, recorded at BOSTON mastermind Tom Scholz's very own Hideaway Studio II, was produced, arranged, and engineered by Scholz and is BOSTON's first release since 2002's "Corporate America". In addition to Brad Delp and David Victor, current BOSTON singer Tommy DeCarlo, Kimberley Dahme and Scholz himself, contribute vocals on the new album. Diverse yet cohesive, the long-awaited album has something for everyone and will fulfill the expectations of existing fans, while exposing a new generation to one of rock and roll's great acts. Albums purchased at Best Buy contain a bonus track titled "Te Quiero Mia".

BOSTON is currently conquering the U.S. airwaves as "Heaven On Earth", the lead single from the newly released "Life Love & Hope", climbs the classic rock charts. Written and produced by Scholz, "Heaven On Earth" features David Victor on vocals with special guest Louis St. August.

In other news, BOSTON is celebrating the holiday season with the release of a rocking twist on a Christmas classic titled "God Rest Ye Metal Gentlemen". This festive song, produced by BOSTON mastermind Tom Scholz, is available today on iTunes at and features Kimberley Dahme on bass and lead vocals, Gary Pihl and Scholz on vocals and guitars, along with Tom Hambridge on drums.

For a limited time, BOSTON fans can also listen to a stream of the track on SoundCloud. Scholz said about the song, "This was my chance to BOSTON-ize one of my favorite Christmas carols. I had so much fun with this one, I think I'll have to try a few more."

BOSTON burst onto the music scene with their eponymous best-selling debut album in 1976, and never looked back. With over 17 million copies sold, "Boston" generated hits such as "More Than a Feeling", "Peace Of Mind" and "Smokin'", rock staples that are still in heavy rotation today. Their second effort, "Don't Look Back", was another chart-topper that confirmed their place in rock history, followed by "Third Stage", which hit No. 1 on the charts, with the top single of 1986, "Amanda".

With over 31 million albums sold to date, BOSTON's music has stood the test of time, as evidenced by live BOSTON audiences that spans generations.

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