On January 15th and 16th, Foreigner shot promotional material for their upcoming world tour. The band has been resurgent of late, with songs on the soundtracks of several films (including Rock of Ages and Magic Mike) sending their sales soaring. Here, Kelly Hansen relaxes while Mick Jones tries on his wardrobe options for the shoot.
Mick Jones and Kelly Hansen patiently wait while their wardrobe options are being prepared during a production and styling meeting at their hotel the day before the shoot.
Kelly Hansen and Mick Jones review photo previews on an iPad.
Kelly Hansen sits back in the makeup chair to get ready for a long day of shooting.
Before the first set-up of the day, Kelly goes through his wardrobe options with the stylist Kimberly Sussman.
The band launches an impromptu jam session while everyone breaks for lunch. Any time they could find a few minutes free in the schedule, they'd play.
In order to give the band an idea of what the final images will look like, preview photos were streamed to an iPad for them to view as the shoot was taking place. Here, the band pauses to see what they look like on camera.
Jeff and Kelly seemed to go into their own little world any time they started playing.
All day long, someone was singing or cracking jokes.
The stylist adds some finishing touches to Mick Jones' wardrobe.
The band reviews photographs on an iPad with the photographer, Ian Witlen.
Mick Jones kicks up his feet and relaxes in the wardobe area as the 10-hour day in the studio nears an end.
Kelly Hansen watches as Mick Jones has makeup and styling done.
Production manager Steve Croxford helps Mick Jones strap up his Gibson Les Paul before heading into the studio to shoot some of his individual portraits.
Reviewing photos with Kelly Hansen and Jeff Pilson while on location in Miami on the second day of shooting.
Foreigner members share a laugh and ham it up for the camera after Kelly Hansen cracks a joke.
Kelly Hansen goes through his wardrobe options at Mansion Nightclub, the second location of day two.
Mick Jones relaxes as drummer Chris Frazier has his makeup done before the final set-up at Mansion.