Foo Fighters drop disco album ‘Hail Satin’

The rockers cover the Bees Gees under their new Dee Gees moniker.

Foo Fighters have dropped Hail Satin, a disco album released under the name Dee Gees.

The album was a part of this year’s Record Store Day drop on July 17, and has since appeared on streaming services. The LP contains four Bee Gees covers: “You Should Be Dancing,” “Night Fever,” “Tragedy,” and “More Than a Woman,” as well as a rendition of “Shadow Dancing” by Bee Gees member Andy Gibb.

It also includes five live recordings of cuts off the Foos’ last studio album Medicine at Midnight: “Making A Fire,” “Shame Shame,” “Waiting on a War,” “No Son of Mine,” and “Cloudspotter.” The entire album was recorded at the band’s own Studio 606.

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Frontman Dave Grohl explained why Foo Fighters covered “You Should Be Dancing” in an interview with BBC Radio 2 earlier in February this year.

“We started recording the instrumental track, and then I thought, ‘Okay, well I’m gonna go out and sing it…’ and let me tell you: I have never, ever in my life sung like that, but it was the easiest song I have ever sung in my entire life!” Grohl recalled. “I sang the song, and it was like six minutes and I was done. I should have been singing like this for the last 25 years!”

The Foo Fighters are set to be inducted into the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame later this year, alongside The Go-Go’s and Jay-Z, among others. They released Medicine at Midnight, their tenth studio album, in February.

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