Foo Fighters have never been singled out as innovative or cutting edge. Sonic Highways really reminds me of that record. Nobody ever would've thought the Foo Fighters were gearing up for a hiatus following the vibrant 2011 LP Wasting Light, but the group announced just that in 2012.It was a short-lived break, but during that time-off, lead Foo Dave Grohl filmed an ode to the classic Los Angeles recording studio Sound City, which in turn inspired the group's 2014 album, Sonic Highways. Top Lyrics of 2010. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 10, 2016. The third episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways focuses on the country music scene of Nashville that is known as the Nashville sound. Popular Song Lyrics. Sonic Highways, will be right up your street. The documentary was made concurrently with Foo Fighters' eighth album, Sonic Highways, and was broadcast on HBO. They make straight up American style rock music in the vein of many the American rock heroes of the 70's. I've been a Foo Fighters fan since their debut record, which was basically just Dave solo. Sonic Highways is a 2014 American documentary miniseries directed by Dave Grohl and written by Mark Monroe. It's the only song I felt that stood alone from the show. Foo Fighters will release their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, next week. Unable to add item to List. Top Lyrics of 2009. Created by Dave Grohl. It also has an accompanying documentary series that has an episode to correspond with each city and song. Editors’ Notes Sonic Highways is an album accompanying the Dave Grohl–directed documentary of the same name, which follows the Foos as they explore American music's roots in cities like Chicago, Austin, and Los Angeles. The number 8 is a recurring motif on the cover, being both the Foo Fighters' eighth album and how a tilted 8 (∞) means infinity. Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2014. The Colour And The Shape (Special Edition). Label: Roswell Records - 88843-09008-2,RCA - 88843-09008-2 • Format: CD Album Digisleeve • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock Listen free to Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways (Something from Nothing, The Feast and the Famine and more). It was produced by Butch Vig and was released on November 10, 2014, on RCA Records. The group is also shown incorporating what they learned fro… But if you listen to Echoes, Silience, Patience, and Grace there are some heavy songs like The Pretender, but then there was some super beautiful slower songs too. Outside is kind of a heavy song but it is not like a Foo Fighters song at all. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The band is just doing things that they have never done before. Includes Album Cover, Release Year, and User Reviews. But instead of just walking into a studio and telling its story, I want to travel across America and tell its story. The Foo Fighters‘ much-anticipated HBO musical travelogue Sonic Highways premiered Friday night with Dave Grohl and company visiting Chicago to … Something for Nothing, the lead single has a killer break down in it that is just like nothing they have ever done before. Foo Fighters have confirmed that the making of their upcoming eighth album--due out this fall on Roswell/RCA--will be accompanied by an as yet untitled HBO series documenting the eight-city odyssey during which the record was created.In the series, directed by FF founder Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters tap into the musical heritage and cultural fabric of eight cities--Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, DC and New York--basing themselves at a legendary studios integral to the unique history and character of each location.One song was recorded in each city, every song featuring local legends sitting in, and every lyric written in an unprecedented experimental style: Dave held off on putting down words until the last day of each session, so as to be inspired by the experiences, interviews and personalities that became part of the process. Reviewed in the United States on December 26, 2015. It is a 6 minute song that is one of my favorites they have done. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 4, 2015. Please try again. Grohl described the project as "a love letter to the history of American music". Took a couple of listens for the whole album to impress - the outstanding opening track initially leaves the rest in the shade, but there are other nuggets here: "Congregation" & "Outside" spring to mind. Dave, Pat, Chris, Taylor and Nate. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2014 Digisleeve CD release of Sonic Highways on Discogs. The number 8 is a recurring motif on the cover, being both the Foo Fighters' eighth album and how a tilted 8 (∞) means infinity. To me this is when Foo Fighters are at their best. It's nice that it's not the typical Foo Fighters album, yet it's not too far from home. In between you have a seriously meety rock sandwich. While it's not perfect, it's a great representation of what this experience was all about: exploring music history in each of 8 cities, giving people something new and fresh by linking it to a TV series, and tying in what they've learned in each city to the lyrics of each tune. Downvote me if you must, but I didn't really love the album too much. Similar to their previous album, Wasting Light (2011), it was produced by the band with Butch Vig. Sonic Highways is the eighth studio album by American rock band Foo Fighters, released on November 10, 2014, through Roswell and RCA Records. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I had a quicky listen on Spotify and immediately had to have this excellent collection on CD so that I could listen to it properly (MP3ers you don't know what you're(literally) missing). 8 tracks (42:10). Sonic Highways is a true musical journey across the U.S. where the Foo Fighters produced each track in a different city that they found influential in their careers. The thing is, I don't thing the band have a particular problem with this. A must have album for fans of the Foos, well worth checking out in conjunction with the series for fans of rock, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 27, 2014. “Sonic Highways” Q&A What have the artists said about the album? To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Upcoming Lyrics. Recording. Main website It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Lyrics. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. I'm not going to analyze each track for it's strong/weak points etc., plenty of people do that already and my opinion on that would just get lost in the crowd. The band has changed a lot over the years and for the most part every album has a distinct, yet familiar feel to it. Sonic Highways sees Dave Grohl’s band set up shop in eight different US cities in order to write a song in each, then film the results for an HBO series of the same name. Sonic Highways is the name of both the Foos’ eighth record and an accompanying, eight-part TV series documenting its ambitious, cross-country production process, with … This record is a prime example - even though the band took a completely new approach (different city for each song etc which I won't go into as its already well documented) to the creation of "Sonic Highways", the result is remarkably similar to what has gone before. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. 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