Hotel California a classic album from the Eagles was a best selling release in late 1976. Probably their best single album,it contains a mix of rock, southern blues, country and folk – the title tune lamenting the paradise lost in California. “New Kid in Town” is a nice ballad ;it has the catchy tune so typical of Eagles. Then there are “Wasted Time”,”Victim Of Love” and “The Last Resort” – highly recommended for classic rock music lovers.
The album became the band’s highest selling studio album with over 16 million copies sold in the U.S. alone. The album topped the charts and won the band two Grammy awards for “Hotel California” and “New Kid in Town”.The album topped the Billboard 200 album chart at #1 and has featured in every prominent “Greatest Ever” list.The song “Hotel California” is considered by many to be one of the greatest rock songs of all time, ranking #49 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time”.