“Feels Like the First Time” is the debut single by the English-American rock band Foreigner. It was written by Mick Jones and released in 1977 from the band’s eponymous debut album. It reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
Foreigner is the self-titled debut studio album by English-American rock band Foreigner, released in 1977. It spun off a barrage of hit singles, including “Feels Like the First Time”, “Cold as Ice” and “Long, Long Way from Home”. It also features album tracks such as “Headknocker” and “Starrider”, the latter of which features a rare lead vocal from lead guitarist and co-founder Mick Jones. The first attempt at mixing the album was done at Sarm Studios, London, but dissatisfied with result the album was re-mixed at Atlantic Recording Studios by Mick Jones, Ian McDonald and Jimmy Douglass.
In July 2010, the audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs released this album on the Super Audio Compact Disc (SACD) format. It is presented in a “Mini Vinyl” replica cardboard case but omits the bonus tracks.
In 2010, “Feels Like the First Time” was re-recorded to be included in the rhythm game Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.
The song appears at the end of the 2012 film Magic Mike and was also used during the Riff Medley by the Treble makers in the movie Pitch Perfect. It was also featured in the 2013 film Anchorman 2 and in the 2017 film I, Tonya.