SAGA . Their first five Studio Albums and one Live Album .
The Albums :
1978 Saga - Saga - 2417 328 Ge.
1979 Saga - Images At Twilight - 2391437 Ge.
1980 Saga - Silent Knight - 2374166 Ge.
1981 Saga - Worlds Apart - ml 8004 Can. (side 1 : small line)
1982 Saga - In Transit - 2374200 Ge. (Live Album)
1983 Saga - Heads Or Tales - 815410-1 Ge.
Saga are a Progressive rock band, formed in Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 1977
Jim Crichton and Welsh-born vocalist Michael Sadler were the principal songwriters.
In June 1978, they released their self-titled debut album Saga. A modest success in Canada, it would eventually sell over 30,000 copies in Germany as an import.
Their 1979 follow-up album Images at Twilight gave them their first charting single in Canada with the song "It's Time" peaking at No. 84 in the Canadian Charts. From the album, the songs "See Them Smile" and "Slow Motion" became strong radio favourites elsewhere. Saga's next album, Silent Knight was released in 1980 and included the singles "Don't Be Late" and "Careful Where You Step".
In 1981, the band's fourth album Worlds Apart was released. The lead single "Wind Him Up", finally broke them into the Top 40, peaking at No. 22 on the Canadian Charts in January 1982. A second single, "On the Loose", also fared well with the help of its music video receiving heavy rotation on MTV, and in December 1982, proved to be their breakthrough in America where it peaked at No. 26 on the Billboard chart in March 1983. "Wind Him Up" became the second single in America, peaking at No. 64 on Billboard the following month. Eventually, Worlds Apart was certified Gold in the US in 1983. The band opened for Jethro Tull on their North American tour in 1982.
Following on the success of Worlds Apart, the band won the 1982 Juno Award for "Most Promising Group of the Year."
A fifth album Heads or Tales was released in late 1983 and became another success. The lead single "The Flyer" fared well in Canada and also became their final U.S. hit, peaking at No. 79 on Billboard in November 1983. The follow-up single entitled "Scratching the Surface" became popular in Canada, peaking at No. 45 in April 1984.
Genre : Rock, progressive rock, new wave, power pop, neo-progressive rock
Years active: 1977–present
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