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    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.

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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.


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    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

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



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    youtube is blocked at work. argh.
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    Foo Fighters's Spotlight page on SoundCloud - Create, record and share your sounds for free



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    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]


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    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.


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    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.



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    Re: Foo Fighters "Wasting Light"

    FF and the RHCP would be a great show.



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    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.


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