Foo Fighters (album)

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Foo Fighters
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LP by Foo Fighters
Released July 4, 1995
Recorded October 17-23, 1994 at Laundry Room Studios, Seattle
Genre Alternative rock
Length 44 min 01 s
Record label RCA
Producer Barrett Jones
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 4 stars out of 5 link
Q 3 stars out of 5 June 1995
Foo Fighters Chronology
Foo Fighters
(1995)
The Colour And The Shape
(1997)
There Is Nothing Left To Lose
(1999)


Foo Fighters is the Foo Fighters' debut album. It was released 1995 (see 1995 in music) through Roswell/Capitol Records.

Though he formed a band after the album was recorded, virtually the entire album was recorded by Dave Grohl. Grohl had been recording his own music for years, releasing a cassette called "Late!" during his time in Nirvana. The album was recorded by Barrett Jones, in Jones' basement, where Grohl had recorded previous demos.

Track listing

  1. "This Is a Call" (Grohl) - 3:53
  2. "I'll Stick Around" (Grohl) - 3:52
  3. "Big Me" (Grohl) - 2:12
  4. "Alone + Easy Target" (Grohl) - 4:05
  5. "Good Grief" (Grohl) - 4:01
  6. "Floaty" (Grohl) - 4:30
  7. "Weenie Beenie" (Grohl) - 2:45
  8. "Oh, George" (Grohl) - 3:00
  9. "For All the Cows" (Grohl) - 3:30
  10. "X-Static" (Grohl) - 4:13
  11. "Wattershed" (Grohl) - 2:15
  12. "Exhausted" (Grohl) - 5:45

Singles

  • "This Is A Call" was released in 1995 with "Winnebago" (Grohl/Turner) and "Podunk"
  • "For All The Cows" was released in 1996.
  • "Big Me" was released in 1996 with "Floaty (live)" (Grohl), "Gas Chamber", and "Up in Arms (live)" (Grohl)

Charting singles

Album position:

1995  Foo Fighters           The Billboard 200                No. 23

Singles positions:

1995  I'll Stick Around      Mainstream Rock Tracks           No. 12
1995  This Is A Call         Mainstream Rock Tracks           No. 6
1995  I'll Stick Around      Modern Rock Tracks               No. 8
1995  This Is A Call         Modern Rock Tracks               No. 2
1996  Big Me                 Mainstream Rock Tracks           No. 18
1996  Big Me                 Modern Rock Tracks               No. 3

Personnel

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