The much speculated “special guest” on Foo Fighters’ new album appears to have been revealed.
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“We’d drink whiskey in the parking lot,” Grohl said of his hang-out sessions with Timberlake. “He was really, really cool. Then the night before his last day, he says, ‘Can I sing on your record? I don’t want to push it, but – I just want to be able to tell my friends.'”
Grohl went on to explain that Timberlake sings some “la la las” on one track and that he “nailed it”. “I’m telling you – the guy’s going somewhere,” Grohl joked.
Foos’ new album also features Paul McCartney on drums. “Paul McCartney plays drums on one of our songs,” Grohl previously told ET Canada. “He’s a pal. We’ve known him for a long time. He’s great. He’s the most wonderful person in the world. He’s a great guy.”
Drummer Taylor Hawkins added: “He hadn’t even heard the song. He comes in and Dave picked up and acoustic [guitar] and showed him real quick. He sat on his special drum set that his tech set up for him. I sat there with a drumstick conducting. He did two takes.”
‘Concrete And Gold’ is the band’s ninth record and will be released next week (September 15).