FOO FIGHTERS Frontman Says He Wrote the New Song For His Daughter

FOO FIGHTERS releases a new song called “Waiting on a War“. Dave Grohl explains the inspiration behind the song. This is quite meaningful.

Dave Grohl who real name David Eric Grohl, born in 1969, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Dave was a drummer for the band NIRVANA early in his career and later founded FOO FIGHTERS in 1994. Their last album, “Concrete and Gold”, released in 2017, and they are preparing to release their upcoming album “Medicine at Midnight” in 2021.

FOO FIGHTERS released the first song of their new album “Waiting on a War” on January 14th. Frontman Dave Grohl spoke about the song in the press release.

Dave Grohl explains what is the inspiration behind the “Waiting on a War”

Dave said that this song came out because of a conversation between Dave and his daughter while he was driving his daughter to school last fall.

During the conversation, Dave’s daughter asked: ‘Daddy, is there going to be a war?’ and Dave describes that moment as follows.

“My heart sank as I realized that she was now living under the same dark cloud that I had felt 40 years ago. I wrote ‘Waiting on a War’ that day.”

He added: “Every day waiting for the sky to fall. Is there more to this than that? Is there more to this than just waiting on a war? Because I need more. We all do.

This song was written for my daughter, Harper, who deserves a future, just as every child does.”

Also, the tracklist of FOO FIGHTERS‘ upcoming album has been announced.

‘Medicine at Midnight’ tracklisting:

  1. Making a Fire
  2. Shame Shame
  3. Cloudspotter
  4. Waiting on a War
  5. Medicine at Midnight
  6. No Son of Mine
  7. Holding Poison
  8. Chasing Birds
  9. Love Dies Young

You can listen to the FOO FIGHTERS‘ “Waiting On A War” song below.

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