Foo Fighters have shared the second single from their forthcoming new album ‘Drugs At Midnight’ – hearken to ‘No Son Of Mine’ beneath.
The ear-ringing new observe – which follows ‘Shame Shame’, the primary preview of the band’s tenth studio album – was teased earlier in the week when the band shared a snippet on social media, accompanied by the caption: “New 12 months. New music.”
“That is the form of track that simply resides in all of us and if it is smart on the time, we let it out,” frontman Dave Grohl stated of the observe. “Lyrically it’s meant to poke on the hypocrisy of self righteous leaders, individuals which might be responsible of committing the crimes they’re supposedly towards.”
Hearken to the brand new Foo Fighters’ observe beneath:
Grohl accompanied the discharge with a handwritten message for the band’s followers.
“It was virtually precisely a 12 months in the past that we completed recording our “new” document ‘Drugs At Midnight’, with a large world tour deliberate that may have taken us across the globe celebrating our twenty fifth anniversary as a band,” the letter begins.
“However, effectively…. …… so, we waited. And waited. And waited. Till we lastly realized that our music is made to be heard, whether or not it’s in a pageant area with 50,000 of our closest mates, or alone in your front room on a Saturday evening with a stiff cocktail. So, the wait is over.
“As we are saying goodbye (fuck you) to 2020, and flip the calendar web page to 2021, let’s ring within the New 12 months with a brand new rocker, ‘No Son Of Mine’.”
The letter concludes: “Pour a drink, flip it up, shut your eyes and picture that pageant area blowing as much as this. As a result of it fucking will. Completely satisfied New 12 months.”
Along with the brand new observe, Foo Fighters have additionally shared the tracklisting for ‘Drugs At Midnight’, together with a pre-order hyperlink for the album.
Produced by Greg Kurstin and Foo Fighters, the nine-track, 37-minute LP was engineered by Darrell Thorp and combined by Mark “Spike” Stent – see the observe listing beneath.
‘Making A Fireplace’
‘Ready On A Battle’
‘Drugs At Midnight’
‘No Son Of Mine’
‘Love Dies Younger’
Due out February 5, 2021, you may pre-order ‘Drugs At Midnight’ here.
Speaking to NME ahead of its release, Grohl stated of the brand new album: “Because it’s our tenth document and twenty fifth anniversary, we determined years in the past that we wished to do one thing that sounded recent.
“We’ve made some many various kinds of album, we’ve executed acoustic issues, we’ve executed punk-rock issues, mid-tempo Americana sort of issues. Now we have quite a lot of albums to fall again on, so that you simply should go along with our intestine feeling and I believed as a substitute of creating some mellow grownup album, I believed ‘Fuck that, let’s make a celebration album’.”
He added: “A number of our favorite data have these large grooves and riffs. I hate to name it a funk or dance document, but it surely’s extra energetic in quite a lot of methods than something we’ve ever executed and it was actually designed to be that Saturday evening get together album.
“It was written and sequenced in a method that you just placed on, and 9 songs later you’ll simply put it on once more. Y’know, songs like ‘Making A Fireplace’. To me that’s rooted in Sly & The Household Stone grooves, however amplified in the way in which that the Foo Fighters do it.”