Sunday, October 07, 2007

Tonight I throw myself into...Foos!

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to a small club to see my beloved Foo Fighters. It was an amazing show!!

Here's the setlist:

The Pretender
Cheer Up Boys (Your Make Up Is Running)
Times Like These
I'll Stick Around
Long Road To Ruin
Learn To Fly
Skin And Bones
My Hero
Come Alive
But, Honestly
Stacked Actors
All My Life

Encore 1
Let It Die
Best Of You

Encore 2

Former Foo member Pat Smear came out to play a few songs with them. They also had a cello player. Dave was in a jovial mood. In the crowd I spotted Lance Armstrong, Julia Stiles and Jesse Malin. You can read more from Stereogum in the link above.

Saturday, October 06, 2007

My boys rock a classic.

What do you think of this cover of Wings "Band On The Run" by the Foo Fighters from that BBC compilation? Rad!!

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Catwoman Returns!

The Beeb Turns 40 Years Old And I Need This CD!

Check out it out:

BBC Radio 1 turns 40 years old this year, and to celebrate the UK broadcasting giant will release a compilarion comprised of 40 cover songs: one for each year that the station has been on the air, performed by many of the artists currently on the playlist. The cover album tracklist has been published, giving fans and listeners the opportunity "ooh," aah," and "really? Huh," over the tracklist - however the BBC is quick to point out that not all tracks have been recorded and are subject to change. While some of the bands appear to have been matched well, such as Franz Ferdinand doing David Bowie's "Sound and Vision" and The Fray doing R.E.M's "The Great Beyond"; others sound more unusual, like Corinne Bailey Rae covering The Raconteurs' "Steady As She Goes" and The Streets doing "Your Song" by Elton John.

BBC Radio 1 Cover Album Track List:

1967 Kaiser Chiefs - "Flowers in the Rain" (The Move)
1968 The Fratellis - "All Along The Watchtower" (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
1969 Amy Winehouse - "Cupid" (Johnny Nash)
1970 Robbie Williams - "Lola" (The Kinks)
1971 The Streets - "Your Song" (Elton John)
1972 Sugababes - "Betcha by Golly Wow" (The Stylistics)
1973 The Feeling - "You're So Vain" (Carly Simon)
1974 Foo Fighters - "Band on the Run" (Wings)
1975 Kylie - "Love Is the Drug" (Roxy Music)
1976 KT Tunstall - "Let's Stick Together" (Bryan Ferry)
1977 Franz Ferdinand - "Sound and Vision" (David Bowie)
1978 The Raconteurs - "Teenage Kicks" (The Undertones)
1979 Mika - "Can't Stand Losing You" (The Police)
1980 Kasabian - "Too Much Too Young" (The Specials)
1981 Keane - "Under Pressure" (Queen & David Bowie)
1982 McFly - "Town Called Malice" (The Jam)
1983 James Morrison - "Come Back and Stay" (Paul Young)
1984 The Gossip - "Careless Whisper" (George Michael)
1985 The Pigeon Detectives - "The Power of Love" (Huey Lewis & the News)
1986 Lily Allen - "Don't Get Me Wrong" (The Pretenders)
1987 Stereophonics - "You Sexy Thing" (Hot Chocolate)
1988 Mutya Buena - "Fast Car" (Tracy Chapman)
1989 Editors - "Lullaby" (The Cure)
1990 Razorlight - "Englishman in New York" (Sting)
1991 Groove Armada - "Crazy for You" (Madonna)
1992 Paolo Nutini - "It Must Be Love" (Madness)
1993 The Kooks - "All That She Wants" (Ace of Base)
1994 Mark Ronson - "You're All I Need to Get By" (Mary J. Blige)
1995 Calvin Harris - "Stillness in Time" (Jamiroquai)
1996 Klaxons - "No Diggity" (Blackstreet)
1997 Just Jack - "Lovefool" (The Cardigans)
1998 Natasha Bedingfield - "Ray of Light" (Madonna)
1999 The Twang - "Drinking in L.A." (Bran Van 3000)
2000 The Fray - "The Great Beyond" (R.E.M.)
2001 Girls Aloud - "Teenage Dirtbag" (Wheatus)
2002 Maxïmo Park: "Like I Love You" (Justin Timberlake)
2003 The View - "Don't Look Back Into the Sun" (The Libertines)
2004 Hard-Fi - "Toxic" (Britney Spears)
2005 The Enemy - "Father & Son" (Yusuf & Ronan Keating)
2006 Corinne Bailey Rae - "Steady, As She Goes" (The Raconteurs)