So what’s a rocker to do after playing Wembley, done time in one of rock music’s great bands, and crunched out six albums with a self-fronted band? Go back into the garage, that’s what.
Text Christopher Ujine Ong
Dave Grohl and co. decided that seven is the number of reinvention, recording straight to analogue for their latest. With the help of Nirvana producer Butch Vig, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and Bob Mould of HÃ¼sker DÃ¼, it’s the band at their basic (and perhaps, best) – look into ‘Bridge Burning’, ‘Arlandria’ and ‘I Should Have Known’ to see the light.
LISTEN TO: ‘Walk’, ‘Bridge Burning’
IF YOU LIKE THIS YOU’LL DIG: Them Crooked Vultures, Queens of The Stone Age
With the lights out, it’s less dangerous at www.foofighters.com.