Rick Astley shares cover of Foo Fighters’ ‘Everlong’

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'I'll be playing drums not guitar - so it will sound better than that'

Rick Astley has shared a video of him covering Foo Fighters‘ classic ‘Everlong’. Check it out below.

The ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ pop veteran shared the video to promote an upcoming charity gig he’ll be playing in London.

After rocking out to the seminal single from ‘The Colour And Shape’, Astley pulls a quizzical face and says: “I’ll be playing the drums, not the guitar – so it will sound a lot better than that. Come and rock out with us, December 23, Shepherds Bush Empire. It’s all for Nordoff Robbins, a fantastic charity, come on. We’re going go to play a few Christmas songs as well. Can’t be better than that. Come on!”

Rick Astley – Jamming a little Foo Fighters at home in… | Facebook

Jamming a little Foo Fighters at home in preparation for Shepherds Bush Empire… I’m performing with The Luddites on Dec 23rd in support of Nordoff Robbins. Come rock with us! gigst.rs/Lud

Meanwhile, Foo Fighters are set for a huge year ahead in 2017. Drummer Taylor Hawkins told NME that they hope to ‘hunker down’ and start work on their new album soon, as well as responding to the rumours that they’ll be returning to headline Glastonbury Festival 2017.

Foo Fighters’ full upcoming tour dates so far are below:
June 16-18 – Secret Solstice Festival: Iceland
June 29 – Open’er Festival: Gdynia, Poland
June 30 – Roskilde Festival: Roskilde, Denmark
July 2 – Rock Werchter: Werchter, Belgium
July 6 – Mad Cool Festival: Madrid, Spain
July 7 – NOS Alive: Castro Daire, Portugal