The incendiary track opening FOO FIGHTERS‘great critical and commercial album “Medicine at midnight” – also the first song in the encore of the band’s triumphant Madison Square Garden show – shines in a whole new way with «Making A Fire: Mark Ronson Re-Version».
Produced by Mark Ronson, the re-version has members of BULLETIN, THE BAND OF BUDDHS, THE KINGS DAP, THE MICHELS AFFAIR, LA BUYA, MENAHAN STREET BAND), THE TEDESCHI TRUCK BELT Y TUATARA – all providing a new combustible backdrop for Dave Grohlunmistakable vocal, as well as the irresistible chorus of a backing vocal quartet with Violet Grohl.
Dave recently revealed that “Making fire” it was the first clue FOO FIGHTERS engraved for “Medicine at midnight”. «We started with that ‘Making fire’ song, and I remember, after we finished that, I thought, ‘Oh, we’re going to make a record that doesn’t sound like any other record,’ “he said.” First of all, that house where we recorded had the best drum sounds … That song, ‘Making fire’, started with just one riff. It’s funny, someone gave me this strange guitar. It was really light. I took that thing and wrote a lot of the new songs on it. That was the first thing I played on it… It was such a strange riff, I had to try to find a melody. That was the hardest part of that song.
“Medicine at midnight” landed at No. 1 in BillboardTop album sales chart with first week sales of 64,000 copies in the US.
FOO FIGHTERS previously topped the list with 2017 «Concrete and gold» and from 2011 “Wasting light”.
23,000 of “Medicine at midnight”First week sales came from vinyl LP sales, with CDs and digital albums registering 20,000 each.
“Medicine at midnight” came out on February 5 via Roswell Records/RCA Records. The LP is a nine-song, 37-minute effort that was produced by FOO FIGHTERS Y Greg Kurstin.
The first single from the album, “Shame, shame”, was released in November. A music video accompanying the song was directed by Paola Kudacki and co-stars FOO FIGHTERS Leader Dave Grohl Y Sofia Boutella. “Shame, shame” depicts in stunning black and white an interpretation of a recurring dream that is haunted Grohl since childhood.
Author of the photo: Danny Clinch
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