Dave Grohl: 'Our new album is sequenced like a setlist' - video Foo Fighters Tickets

Godlike Genius says 'Wasting Light' is built around being played live

Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins At The NME Big Gig  -Video Interview Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins At The NME Big Gig  -Video Interview

Video: Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins At The NME Big Gig -Video Interview

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has revealed that the band have set out their new album 'Wasting Light' as if it were a live setlist.

Speaking to NME before the band headlined the NME Awards Big Gig last week (February 25) in a video which you can watch above now, Grohl said the band like the idea of playing the album live in order.

The band played a career-spanning set at the NME Awards Big Gig, rather than playing 'Wasting Light' in order as they did at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 when Grohl was named as NME Godlike Genius. But Grohl says he believes the album makes perfect sense to played live in full in order.

He said: "The new record is sequenced like a setlist. It all makes perfect sense to me. Even if they weren't in that order on the record, I think that's the order we'd put them in to play them."

Foo Fighters return to the UK to headline T In The Park and play Milton Keynes Bowl in July.

'Wasting Light' is released on April 11.

Read More On This Artist

Foo Fighters Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £83


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £105


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £65

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £95


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £65

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £108


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £91

back to top

More News
Zane Lowe closes final Radio 1 show with Queens Of The Stone Age track
Footage emerges of Florence + The Machine playing new songs live - watch
Super Furry Animals add second Manchester show to May tour
Kurt Cobain's childhood home up for sale
Tobias Jesso Jr. shares new song 'Without You' with Danielle Haim - listen
#thankszane trends as Arctic Monkeys, Biffy Clyro and more pay tribute to Zane Lowe
Metallica's Lars Ulrich says band's new album is 'pretty close' to being written
50 Cent claims Suge Knight 'wanted to kill Dr Dre' in the 1990s
Antemasque throw boiling water at fans during festival performance
Björk to play first European gig since release of new album at Manchester International Festival
Left-wing writer Owen Jones to support Paloma Faith in London and Brighton
Palma Violets play raucous London show to close NME Awards Tour 2015 with Austin, Texas
Secondary ticket websites promise to become more transparent
The Strokes deny rumours that they will perform at Glastonbury this year
Method Man on Wu-Tang Clan's 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin': 'Fuck that...
Pharrell Williams: 'I was inspired by Miley Cyrus, not Marvin Gaye, when I wrote...
Major Lazer premiere new track 'Lean On', featuring DJ Snake and MØ - listen
Brandon Flowers, Norah Jones and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino to play at Brian Wilson...
Noel Gallagher mixes new tracks and old favourites at Dublin's 3Arena
Florence + The Machine debut three new songs at intimate London show
Travis Barker says Tom DeLonge 'doesn't like punk music' and that it 'was a...
SoundCloud claim to have paid $1 million to artists and labels since August

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM