Foo Fighters are again with one other new tune, “Waiting on a War,” from their upcoming 10th studio album, Medicine at Midnight. Bandleader Dave Grohl wrote the acoustic-driven tune — don’t be concerned, it explodes with rock fury within the dwelling stretch — for his younger daughter, Harper.
That is as a result of the Foo Fighters frontman presently sees the specter of armed battle at current because it was when he was little, one thing he felt acutely as a toddler residing close to the U.S. capital. Now, Harper, the second oldest of his three youngsters, has inherited that very same involved sense, as Grohl defined in an announcement that accompanied the one’s launch on Thursday (Jan. 14).
Take heed to “Ready on a Conflict” down towards the underside of this publish.
It is the third single to emerge from the upcoming Drugs at Midnight, following January’s “No Son of Mine” and final 12 months’s “Shame Shame.” On Thursday night, Foo Fighters will carry out “Ready on a Conflict” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Stay!, giving the quantity its community TV debut. The airing may also function one thing of a celebration, as Jan. 14 is Grohl’s birthday — the previous Nirvana drummer turns 52.
However that is not all that Foo Fighters followers need to anticipate. Surrounding the album’s launch, the group could have branded Vans shoes and a custom Japanese sake drink available for purchase.
Drugs at Midnight arrives Feb. 5. Learn Grohl’s assertion about “Ready on a Conflict” beneath, adopted by the brand new monitor.
As a toddler rising up within the suburbs of Washington DC, I used to be all the time afraid of struggle. I had nightmares of missiles within the sky and troopers in my yard, most probably introduced upon by the political stress of the early 1980s and my proximity to the Nation’s Capitol. My youth was spent beneath the darkish cloud of a hopeless future.
Final fall, as I used to be driving my 11 12 months outdated daughter to highschool, she turned to me and requested, ‘Daddy, is there going to be a struggle?’ My coronary heart sank in my chest as I seemed into her harmless eyes, as a result of I noticed that she was now residing beneath that very same darkish cloud of a hopeless future that I had felt 40 years in the past.
I wrote ‘Ready On a Conflict’ that day.
On a regular basis ready for the sky to fall. Is there extra to this than that? Is there extra to this than simply ready on a struggle? As a result of I would like extra. All of us do.
This tune was written for my daughter, Harper, who deserves a future, simply as each youngster does.
Foo Fighters, “Ready on a Conflict”