LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 21: *** EDITORIAL USE ONLY IN RELATION TO THE BRIT AWARDS 2018 *** Foo Fighters perform at The BRIT Awards 2018 held at The O2 Arena on February 21, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Recently Foo Fighters released their seventh surprise numbered EP of the year. The EP titled “02050525” features covers of The Passions and Jawbreaker as well as deep cuts, b-sides and demos pulled from the Foo Fighters’ sessions from their 2005 album “In Your Honor.”
Foo Fighters covered The Passions’ 1981 one hit wonder “I’m In Love With A German Film Star.” The band’s cover of Jawbreaker’s 1992 song “Kiss The Bottle” features guitarist Chris Shiflett on vocals.
The new EP includes Foo Fighters’ heavy deep cut “FFL (Fat F–king Lie),” plus the rare studio version of “Skin and Bones.” There’s also a demo of “DOA.” All three of those songs were originally released on the 2005 EP Five Songs and a Cover, which was a b-side collection from their In Your Honor sessions, that was originalls distributed exclusively to Best Buy stores. The EP also features “Spill,” originally released as the b-side to their platinum hit single “Best of You.”
Click here to listen to the 02050525 EP.
Last month, Foo Fighters released their 01020225 EP, that included covers of The Psychedelic Furs’ 1980 song “Sister Europe,” and a live cover of the B-52’s “Planet Claire” featuring B-52’s frontman Fred Schneider. The live track was recorded at the Supper Club in New York City on Halloween 2002.
Two months ago, in September, Foo Fighters released the 00050525 Roswell EP, containing songs recorded in Roswell, New Mexico, to coincide with the Area 51 raid. Also in September, Foo Fighters surprised their fans with 01070725, which features Arcade Fire and Dead Kennedys covers.
Foo Fighters are in the process of releasing a new album in 2020, this will be the follow up to their last full-length record 2017’s “Concrete and Gold”, featuring the singles “The Line, “The Sky Is a Neighborhood” and “Run.”
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