Foo Fighters releasing covers album for Record Store Day

Dave Grohl's band cover Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd and more

Foo Fighters are set to release a covers album to celebrate Record Store Day next month.

The album, named ‘Medium Rare’, will be released on vinyl in stores participating in the scheme on April 16.

Among the covers on the record are versions of Pink Floyd, Prince and Paul McCartney and Wings tracks that the band have played live previously.

Also featured is a version of Mose Allison‘s ‘Young Man Blues’, which Dave Grohl and co performed at the Shockwaves NME Awards last month with The Who’s Roger Daltrey.

The tracklisting of ‘Medium Rare’, with the original artists in brackets, is:

‘Band On The Run’ (Paul McCartney and Wings)
‘I Feel Free’ (Cream)
‘Life Of Illusion’ (Joe Walsh)
‘Young Man Blues’ (Mose Allison)
‘Bad Reputation’ (Thin Lizzy)
‘Darling Nikki’ (Prince)
‘Down In The Park’ (Gary Numan)
‘Baker Street’ (Gerry Rafferty)
‘Danny Says’ (The Ramones)
‘Have A Cigar’ (Pink Floyd)
‘Never Talking To You Again’ (Husker Du)
‘Gas Chamber’ (Angry Samoans)
‘This Will Be Our Year’ (The Zombies)

Meanwhile, a new magazine from the makers of NME about Grohl, is out now.

NME Icons: Dave Grohl is priced at £4.99. It is available from UK magazine retailers as well as online at NME.COM/store.