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.
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.
Listen to Hail Satin here: