Dave Grohl Quotes
All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work.
Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down.
One of the reasons I did that with the Kerry campaign was because I was personally offended that George Bush was using [the Foo Fighters'] "Times Like These" at his campaign rallies. We were trying to think of a way to get him to stop. "Fuck, man, I'm gonna send the president a cease and desist order." I wrote that fucking song. I know what I'm singing about, and it basically mirrored what John Kerry's campaign was trying to represent.
We didn't write 40 songs and use 12 of them. We wrote 12 and that's what we recorded. There may be more from the early years or Kurt's four-track demos, but who knows? From my time not a lot of fat was trimmed.
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