Wasting Light review by Foo Fighters

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  • Released: Apr 12, 2011
  • Sound: 9
  • Lyrics: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.7 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.3 (290 votes)
Foo Fighters: Wasting Light
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Sound — 9
I have been a fan of the Foo Fighters for a while now and this is one of their best albums yet. Foo Fighters were formed by Dave Grohl ex-drummer for Nirvana. Dave is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the Foo Fighters and does an amazing job. This album is heavy compared to what they usually do but it's still amazing. I was quite surprised when I heard that the album was recorded in Grohl's garage because of it's great sound that some bands can't even achieve on a high-cost professional studio. The riffs are great and the bass on the song "I Should Have Known" is awesome.

Lyrics — 10
The albums's lyrics are deep and very well written. The choruses and verses are very good. Some of the album's lyrics show how much work and attention. The Foo Fighters put into them and how well that extra care paid off. Grohl's singing is what gives them the magic touch and shows originality. Dave Grohl's singing can make the songs so deep and soothing you go to the verge of tears on some songs and get pumped up in others.

Overall Impression — 10
The album is their heaviest album yet. The album is original, the lyrics are amzing, the sound is great and what is amazing is that it was made on Dave Grohl's garage. The best songs out of the 11 the album contains are "I Should Have Known", "Dear Rosemary", "These Days", and "Walk". But still all the song are good and the best songs are always gonna differ according to the listener's personal preferences. In general this is one of the most original and best albums of the year.

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    Jotsa
    Great album that any Foo fighters fan would love! Many people like there old stuff as do i but i think they get better each album they put out!9/10
    fendercobain87
    great album i saw them live in memphis the foos have uped there game and they are back and better than ever ****ing awesome album i should have known is about his life with nirvana and the ups an downs of his life dear rose mary is a great catchy song
    JAHellraiser
    Nirvanafan60 wrote: I should of known has some ties to Kurt i think
    fendercobain87 wrote: great album i saw them live in memphis the foos have uped there game and they are back and better than ever ****ing awesome album i should have known is about his life with nirvana and the ups an downs of his life dear rose mary is a great catchy song
    I should have known is about his childhood friend Jimmy that died (of a drug overdose i believe) the same one that 'Word Forward' on the greatest hits was about. It's just a coincidence that the lyrics can also be applied to kurt