Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear collectively known as the fantastic Seattle rock band Foo Fighters, are back with their eighth album, ‘Sonic Highways’, released worldwide on Monday 10 November. The new album is now streaming in full on iTunes
‘Sonic Highways’ is the band’s most ambitious album they ever made and shares its title with the Dave Grohl-directed wonderful eight-episode HBO series, which is described by Dave as “A love letter to the history of American music”.
The unmissable album was written and recorded one song in each of these eight cities: Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Seattle, and Washington D.C. Each song features local legends sitting in, with every lyric written in an unprecedented experimental style. Including Gary Clark Jr. (Austin), The Eagles’ Joe Walsh (Los Angeles), Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen (Chicago), Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard (Seattle), Joan Jett (New York City) and New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band (New Orleans).
The vinyl album comes in an variety of nine different covers.
Here’s ‘Sonic Highways’ tracklist:
1. Something From Nothing
2. The Feast and The Famine
4. What Did I Do?/God As My Witness
6. In The Clear
8. I Am A River