The group have gone in a special musical route with their upcoming LP ‘Drugs at Midnight’ and although they loved getting the prospect to “actually discover groove” for the primary time, the 51-year-old frontman is aware of folks may have reservations concerning the album.
He stated: “The concept was to make one thing folks may dance to. Earlier than melodies, earlier than lyrics, I knew I needed to make this our boogie document. As a result of we’d by no means performed that; we’d performed noisy punk rock s***, dissonant heavy thrash, light, orchestrated acoustic balladry, and every part in between. The one factor we’d by no means performed was actually discover groove.
“It’s laborious to place the phrases dance and Foo Fighters in the identical sentence as a result of it simply appears unimaginable. It’s nauseating, actually – for those who advised somebody Foo Fighters had made a dance document, they might most likely vomit.
“However I nonetheless have this idealistic and presumably naive angle that we will do something we put our minds to.”
The ‘Disgrace’ hitmaker reassured followers they haven’t made a “Britney Spears document” however admitted he and his bandmates wanted to problem themselves extra and keep away from getting caught in a rut.
He advised Sunday Occasions Tradition journal: “Each musician begins with an instrument on their lap and an album on their turntable, their solely dream being that they’ll make it to the top of the track with out making a mistake. And there actually isn’t any proper or incorrect.
“However for those who wind up in a spot the place folks anticipate one thing particular of you, you possibly can find yourself in a confined place of proper or incorrect – and guilt. Musical guilt is senseless to me; I don’t imagine in responsible pleasure, I simply imagine in pleasure.
“And we didn’t go and make a Britney Spears document. However we did handle to push out slightly extra, so as to grant ourselves not simply freedom however happiness.”