Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 40
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 485,901, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,176
    Points
    485,901
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 421
    Given: 129

    Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Came out yesterday. Just been streaming it (haven't picked it up yet), but I'm really digging it so far. One of their strongest batches of songs in awhile. It doesn't stray all that far from what the Foos do best, but they really play to their strengths, and throw some great touches in here and there (a few more solos than normal). "Walk", "Arlandria", "Rope" and "White Limo" are early favorites. It will probably finish the year as one of my top 10-15 albums of the year. Having Pat Smear back in the fold is a great thing.

    Anyone else have this yet?


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 150,947, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Farnsworth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    8,035
    Points
    150,947
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 685
    Given: 367

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Where are you streaming it? I would like to do this while working today.

    I watched that recent doc they had on palladia on Friday and have been wanting to hear it.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 65,158, Level: 79
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 1,292
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    2,001
    Points
    65,158
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 8

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Came out yesterday. Just been streaming it (haven't picked it up yet), but I'm really digging it so far. One of their strongest batches of songs in awhile. It doesn't stray all that far from what the Foos do best, but they really play to their strengths, and throw some great touches in here and there (a few more solos than normal). "Walk", "Arlandria", "Rope" and "White Limo" are early favorites. It will probably finish the year as one of my top 10-15 albums of the year. Having Pat Smear back in the fold is a great thing.

    Anyone else have this yet?
    I'll get it today. There was a documentary on VH1 on Friday about the band called Back and Forth. It was shown entirely commercial-free (edited for cable, though) and was really good. Definitely worth checking out if it comes on again.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 95,063, Level: 96
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,987
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,185
    Points
    95,063
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Big Foo Fighters fan but I hate "Rope". They played a second single on SNL and it was much better. Like others have said, do not miss "Back and Forth". I must admit, Grohl came off a little overdramatic in the documentary. I prefer his funny smart arse persona in interviews and concerts.

    I cannot recommend Foo Fighters in concert enough. Maybe the last rock band. I went as a casual fan and left as a diehard fan.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 485,901, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,176
    Points
    485,901
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 421
    Given: 129

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Where are you streaming it? I would like to do this while working today.

    I watched that recent doc they had on palladia on Friday and have been wanting to hear it.
    Whole album is up on youtube.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 28,785, Level: 52
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 965
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    EddieISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Waukee "The Key", iowa
    Posts
    1,540
    Points
    28,785
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 10

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Buying it today....knew I forgot to do something yesterday, thanks for the reminder.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 65,634, Level: 79
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 816
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,331
    Points
    65,634
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 53

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Foo Fighters are my second fav band and i love this new album. there really isn't a song on it that i don't like. The sounds, the rhythm, the lyrics, all sound like classic Foo. i liked the last album, but there were a lot of songs that i just thought were ok. but this new one has a hard rock feel and dave's "screams" sound awesome!

    White Limo rocks so freaking hard and the video is Foo Fighters all the way lol. Dear Rosemary and Arlandria are my other favorites.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 150,947, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Farnsworth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    8,035
    Points
    150,947
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 685
    Given: 367

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Whole album is up on youtube.
    youtube is blocked at work. argh.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 65,634, Level: 79
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 816
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,331
    Points
    65,634
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 53

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Enginerd View Post
    Big Foo Fighters fan but I hate "Rope". They played a second single on SNL and it was much better. Like others have said, do not miss "Back and Forth". I must admit, Grohl came off a little overdramatic in the documentary. I prefer his funny smart arse persona in interviews and concerts.

    I cannot recommend Foo Fighters in concert enough. Maybe the last rock band. I went as a casual fan and left as a diehard fan.
    i didn't love Rope at first, but it's grown on my a lot. in the documentary my fav part is when Dave's recording a guitar part and his daughter taps him on the shoulder asking to go swimming lol.

    I saw them in Dallas in 08 and i'm gonna see them in May in Council Bluffs. can't freakin wait.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 65,634, Level: 79
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 816
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,331
    Points
    65,634
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 53

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    youtube is blocked at work. argh.
    try this

    Foo Fighters's Spotlight page on SoundCloud - Create, record and share your sounds for free



  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 19,270, Level: 42
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 580
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    684
    Points
    19,270
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    In this video, Smear is wearing gloves. Trying to figure that one out...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4HBfvibVC0]YouTube - Foo Fighters- Rope[/ame]


    There was one?

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 35,031, Level: 57
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 419
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    3,340
    Points
    35,031
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 165
    Given: 0

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    I caught Back and Forth on TV too...I had forgot how much I dug FF debut album way back when.

    I saw them in concert with Red Hot Chili Peppers at Carver Hawkeye Arena. They opened for Chili Peppers but were the much better show IMO.


    ABC - Always Be Closing

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 182,092, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,089
    Points
    182,092
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 165
    Given: 139

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    I caught Back and Forth on TV too...I had forgot how much I dug FF debut album way back when.

    I saw them in concert with Red Hot Chili Peppers at Carver Hawkeye Arena. They opened for Chili Peppers but were the much better show IMO.
    I was there too.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 65,634, Level: 79
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 816
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,331
    Points
    65,634
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 53

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    FF and the RHCP would be a great show.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 35,031, Level: 57
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 419
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    3,340
    Points
    35,031
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 165
    Given: 0

    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    FF and the RHCP would be a great show.
    FF were great. They had the crowd into it from the start. I love "I'll Stick Around" live.

    Chili Peppers weren't bad but not all that special. Seemed like they were going through the motions at times. Flea's guitar solo was lame.


    ABC - Always Be Closing

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 11:00 AM