Song of the Day #2,993: ‘How Long’ – Eagles

eagles_long_raod_out_edenThe Eagles waited 28 years after The Long Run to release another studio album. In between they broke up, reunited, had one founding member (Don Felder) leave the band for good, released a popular live album (1994’s 10-million selling Hell Freezes Over) and made a fortune touring on their classic hits.

2007’s Long Road Out of Eden, almost certainly the band’s final original album considering the death of Glenn Frey earlier this year, is a double album that tries to recapture the sound and spirit of the band’s early work. It reached #1 on the charts and sold more than 3 million copies, ensuring that the band didn’t have a commercial miss in its entire career.

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