The first major league rock band to release new music in 2021, Foo Fighters struck gold with their new album Medicine At Midnight: the band’s tenth studio set, MAM debuted at number on album charts in the UK, Australia, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland, as well as smashing into the US Billboard 200 chart at number 3. Not a bad way to kick off a new year.
As a little thank you from the Foo Fighters’ camp, bandleader Dave Grohl has kindly taken the time to talk us through the origin stories of every song on the nine-track Medicine At Midnight, from punchy opener Making A Fire through to the emotional set closer Love Dies Young.
“I remember after we recorded Making A Fire, I was, like, Oh, fuck yes, we are on to some shit that we’ve never done before,” recalls Grohl.
Here’s how the album unfolded, in the words of Grohl, Foos guitarist Pat Smear and keyboard player Rami Jaffee.
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- Foo Fighters - In Your Honor - 180gm Vinyl - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £18.00, $24.84, €21.42 (New Item) (arrived 20-Sep-2021 12:55)on October 27, 2021 at 10:50 pm
FOO FIGHTERS In Your Honor (2015 UK/EU limited edition issue of their 2005 21-track double LP pressed on 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl, their fifth album which was issued as a double album, with the first disc containing heavy rock songs and the second containing mellower acoustic songs; including the singles Best Of You, DOA, Resolve, No Way Back / Cold Day In The Sun and Miracle. The single-pocket picture sleeve has some shelfwear creasing to the bottom right corner while the two discs look barely played)
- Foo Fighters - Medicine At Midnight - Blue Vinyl - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £29.99, $41.39, €35.69 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jun-2021 11:03)on October 27, 2021 at 10:50 pm
FOO FIGHTERS Medicine At Midnight (2021 UK limited edition 9-track LP pressed on Blue Vinyl - in the UK this colour variant is exclusive to Independent Record Stores. Their tenth studio album, featuring thesingle Shame Shame. Picture sleeve sealed with its hype sticker attached. Recommended)
- Foo Fighters - Skin & Bones - Japanese - CD album - Promo - £9.99, $13.79, €11.89 (Back In Stock) (arrived 10-Nov-2020 15:54)on October 27, 2021 at 10:50 pm
FOO FIGHTERS Skin & Bones (2006 Japanese 15-track promo sample CD album, issued to radio stations and reviewers ahead of the actual release. Featuring acoustic material recorded live at the Pantages Theater, Los Angeles in August 2006, features a guest appearance from Pat Smear; with a custom stamped inner rim on the disc and promo stickered back insert, complete with booklet picture sleeve, lyrics booklet & obi-strip BVCP-21502)
- Foo Fighters - In Your Honor - Grey - Size L - UK - t-shirt - £14.99, $20.69, €17.84 (Back In Stock) (arrived 10-Nov-2020 15:55)on October 27, 2021 at 10:50 pm
FOO FIGHTERS In Your Honor (Official 2005 UK grey cotton round necked short sleeved T-Shirt. Features printed on the front the 'Foo Fighters - In Your Honor' black scroll logo as used on the album artwork. Manufactured by B&C and size large!)
- Foo Fighters - Generator - Exclusive Australian EP - Australian - CD single - £9.99, $13.79, €11.89 (Back In Stock) (arrived 10-Nov-2020 15:57)on October 27, 2021 at 10:50 pm
FOO FIGHTERS Generator - Exclusive Australian EP (2000 Australian-only 4-track CD EP including Learn To Fly and Stacked Actors, recorded live in Australia in 2007, plus a live rendition of Breakout. Also includes enhanced CD-Rom featuring documentary, web link & gallery, picture sleeve)