Los Angeles, CA—Rock legends The Moody Blues are set to perform on NBC Networks’ “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Thursday, October 13. The national television appearance coincides with the release of The Moody Blues’ new greatest hits collection in two editions, ICON and ICON 2 on Universal Music Enterprises.
The new CDs, ICON and ICON 2 feature The Moody Blues’ legendary hits and fan favorites from their 14 studio albums that have spanned more than 35 years of groundbreaking music: Days Of Future Passed (1967), In Search Of The Lost Chord (1968), On The Threshold Of A Dream (1969), To Our Children’s Children’s Children (1969), A Question of Balance (1970), Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1971), Seventh Sojourn (1972), Octave (1978), Long Distance Voyager (1981), The Present (1983), The Other Side Of Life (1986), Sur La Mer (1988), Keys Of The Kingdom (1991) and Strange Times (1999). The two-disc set also includes a bonus track from the band’s holiday December (2003) album.
The Moody Blues have sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and have been awarded an astonishing 14 Platinum and Gold discs. Their incredible roster of hits has generated No. 1, Top 5, Top 10, Top 20, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold albums and singles. The band has sold out tours on a consistent basis over the course of several decades, making them one of the all-time best-selling album and top-grossing touring bands in existence.The band just completed a national U.S. summer tour, and is currently finishing up a Canadian tour this week with remaining shows as follows: October 5 at Interior Savings Center, Kamploops, BC; October 7 at Queen Elizabeth Center, Vancouver, BC; and October 8 at SOFM Center, Victoria, BC.