Limited edition German pressing of this Grammy-winning 2002 album by former Nirvana member Dave Grohl and his Foo fighting friends featuring six bonus tracks: 'Walking A Line,' 'Sister Europe,' 'Danny Says,' 'Life Of Illusion,' 'For All The Cows' (Live in Amsterdam), and 'Monkey Wrench' (Live in Australia). BMG.
Every Foo Fighters album, up to and including their fourth studio disc, One By One
, fluently merges rock menace with unabashedly cheery melody and thoughtful if somewhat cryptic lyrics. So while insistent, guitar-terrorised tracks like "All My Life" and "Times Like These (One-Way Motorway)" don't expand the Foos' oeuvre, they're as catchy as hell and well worth the proverbial price of admission.
Those searching for veiled Nirvana / Courtney Love references will no doubt unearth them (or unearth what seem like veiled references), while longtime fans can relax in the knowledge that a seasoned pro like Grohl knows better than to meddle with a truly winning formula. True, there's a certain sameness to the spiky, percussive bursts of punk-pop tabled by the Foo Fighters. Yet it's pretty hard to fault players as palpably enthusiastic as Dave Grohl and his gang. --Kim Hughes
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