Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Foo Fighters: Discography of the Moment

The Foo Fighters are a rock band that formed in Seattle, WA in 1995 by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl following the death of Kurt Cobain.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Foo Fighters
Released in July 1995 by Roswell/Capitol Records.
Produced by Barrett Jones and Foo Fighters.
Band lineup:
All the instruments (vocals, guitar, bass, drums) on this recording were played by Dave Grohl with the exception of the song "X-Static" on which Greg Dulli played guitar.
Tracks: 12
This Is A Call. I'll Stick Around. Big Me. Alone + Easy Target. Good Grief. Floaty. Weenie Beenie. Oh George. For All the Cows. X-Static. Wattershed. Exhausted.
Charts:
#23 on the Billboard 200
Notes:
Ranked #20 on Spin Magazines Top 20 Albums of 1995.
Ranked #2 on Rolling Stone's Album of the Year Critic's Poll.



The Colour and the Shape
Released in May 1997 by Roswell/Capitol.
Produced by Gil Norton and Foo Fighters.
Band lineup:
Dave Grohl - vocals, guitar, drums; Pat Smear - guitar; Nate Mendel - bass.
Other Personnel:
William Goldsmith played drums on 2 songs and Taylor Hawkins played drums on 3 songs.
Tracks: 13
Doll. Monkey Wrench. Hey Johnny Park. My Poor Brain. Wind Up. Up in Arms. My Hero. See You. Enough Space. February Stars. Everlong. Walking After You. New Way Home.
Charts:
#10 on the Billboard 200
Notes:
This album was re-released in 2007 as a 10th Anniversary Edition with 6 additional tracks including the B-side to "My Hero" which was called "Baker Street."



There is Nothing Left to Lose
Released in November 1989 by RCA.
Produced by Foo Fighters and Adam Kasper.
Band lineup:
Dave Grohl - vocals, guitar, drums; Nate Mendel - bass; Taylor Hawkins - drums.
Tracks: 12
Stacked Actors. Breakout. Learn to Fly. Gimme Stitches. Generator. Aurora. Live In Skin. Next Year. Headwires. Ain't it the Life. MIA.
Charts:
#10 on the Billboard 200
"Learn to Fly" hit #19 on the Billboard Top 100 singles.
Notes:
This album won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2000.



One by One
Released in October 2002 by RCA.
Produced by Foo Fighters, Adam Kasper and Nick Raskulinecz.
Band lineup:
Dave Grohl - vocals, guitar; Chris Shiflett - guitar; Nate Mendel - bass; Taylor Hawkins - drums.
Tracks: 11
All My Life. Low. Have It All. Times Like These. Disenchanted Lullaby. Tired of You. Halo. Lonely As You. Overdrive. Burn Away. Come Back.
Charts:
#3 on the Billboard 200
"All My Life" hit #48 on the Billboard 100 singles.
"Times Like These" hit #65 on the Billboard 100 singles.
Notes:
This album won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2003.



In Your Honor
Released in June 2005 by RCA.
Produced by Foo Fighters and Nick Raskulinecz.
No lineup changes from the last album.
Tracks: 21
In Your Honor. No Way Back. Best of You. DOA. Hell. The Last Song. Free Me. Resolve. The Deepest  Blues are Black. End Over End. Still. What If I Do. Miracle. Another Round. Friend of a Friend. Over and Out. On the Mend. Virginia Moon. Cold Day in the Sun. Razor.
Charts:
#2 on the Billboard 200
"Best of You" reached #18 on the Billboard 100 singles.
"DOA" reached #68 on the Billboard 100 singles.
Notes:
This album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2006 (it was beaten by U2's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb).



Five Songs and a Cover
Released in November 2005 by RCA.
Produced by Foo Fighters and Nick Raskulinecz.
No lineup changes from last album.
Tracks: 6
Best of You. DOA. Skin and bones. World. I Feel Free. FFL.







Skin and Bones
Live album released in November 2006 by RCA.
Produced by Gil Norton.
Tracks: 15 on the CD; 21 on the included DVD.
Razor. Over and Out. Walking After You. Marigold. My Hero. Next Year. Another Round. Big Me. Cold Day in the Sun. Skin and Bones. February Stars. Times Like These. Friend of a Friend. Best of You. Everlong.
Charts:
#21 on the Billboard 200.



Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace
Released in September 2007 by RCA.
Produced by Foo Fighters and Gil Norton.
No lineup changes from last studio album.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
The Pretender. Let it Die. Erase/Replace. Long  Road to Ruin. Come Alive. Stranger Things Have Happened. Cheer Up Boys. Summers End. Ballad of the Beaconsfield Miners. Statues. But Honestly. Home.
Charts:
#3 on the Billboard 200
"The Pretender" reached #37 on the Billboard Top 100 singles.
"Long Road to Ruin" reached #89 on the Billboard Top 100 singles.
Notes:
This album won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2008.



Greatest Hits
Compilation album released in November 2009 by RCA.
Various producers.
Tracks: 17
All My Life. Best of You. Everlong. The Pretender. My Hero. Learn to Fly. Times Like These. Monkey Wrench. Big Me. Breakout. Long Road to Ruin. This Is a Call. Skin and Bones. Wheels. Word Forward. Everlong (acoustic).
Charts:
#11 on the Billboard 200.



Wasting Light
Released in April 2011 by RCA.
Produced by Butch Vig.
Band lineup changes:
Pat Smear returned to the band as an additional guitar player.
Tracks:  11
Bridge Burning. Rope. Dear Rosemary. White Limo. Arlandria. These Days. Back and Forth. A Matter of Time. Miss the Misery. I Should Have Known. Walk.
Charts:
#1 on the Billboard 200. #1 on the UK Albums Chart.



Medium Rare
Covers album released in April 2011 by RCA.
Tracks:  13
Band on the Run. I Feel Free. Life of Illusion. Young Man Blues. Bad Reputation. Darling Nikki. Down in the Park. Baker Street. Danny Says. Have a Cigar. Never Talking To You Again. Gas Chamber. This Will Be Our Year.



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