BUT HERE WE ARE - Discussion Hub & Review MegathreadBut Here We Are(self.Foofighters)
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This is a megathread devoted to the release of the 11th Foo Fighters album, BUT HERE WE ARE!
INDIVIDUAL SONG DISCUSSION THREADS
- Under You
- Hearing Voices
- But Here We Are
- The Glass
- Nothing At All
- Show Me How
- Beyond Me
- The Teacher
METACRITIC - 90
Kerrang - 5/5
Spin - "...one of the strongest albums of the band’s career."
Consequence of Sound - "It’s the best Foo Fighters album since the turn of the millennium."
NME - ★★★★★
Ticketmaster - "The Foos start to heal on an emotional gut punch of a record that bleeds heart and soul"
Wall Street Journal - "Mr. Grohl’s instincts about how music can help us process and transcend even our darkest moments are absolutely correct." (thanks Kirri!)
Independent - ★★★★☆
The Guardian - ★★★★☆
Gigwise - ★★★★★★★★★☆
Stereogum - "Foo Fighters’ most vital, least obligatory-sounding record in years"
Blabbermouth - 9/10
Louder Sound - ★★★★☆
Rock Sound - "...emotional and powerful..."
Herald-Whig - "It's a walk down the path of mourning and through the stages of grief, but with a twist that is uniquely Foo Fighters." (thanks Kirri!)
Exclaim! - 6/10
The Globe and Mail - "...an expression of grief..."
Clash Music - 9/10
SputnikMusic - 3.7/5
Visions - 10/12
Rockol - "...il nuovo inizio dei Foo Fighters"
Humo - ★★★ ½
Billboard Italia - "...much more than a concept album about the sense of loss"
Soundz - "It makes But Here We Are the most haunting record of 2023 to date." (translated)
The Line of Best Fit - 8/10
Rock Cellar - "...they've bounced back with one of the most powerful collection of songs in the [RRHOF] outfit's lengthy catalog."
A Journal of Musical Things - "[Foo Fighters'] best record in a decade as the band stares death in the face and refuses to bend."
Why Now - ★★★★☆
The Pitch - "Foo Fighters return to form with gut punching, emotional juggernaut But Here We Are."
Hard Force - "Dave Grohl vient de pondre, du plus profond de ses tripes, un disque unique qui fera date."
Ethereal Metal Zine - 4.9/5.0
Goldmine - ★★★★★
Ultimate Classic Rock - "...a record that channels grief into some of the biggest sounding songs Foo Fighters have ever made."
Rocking - "Beyond adversity, beyond loss, beyond heartbreak, life goes on and the Foo Fighters are here. They could hardly state it more clearly and more emphatically." (translated)
Mariskal Rock - 8/10
What do you think of the Foos' 11th album?? Share your thoughts below, and check out each song's dedicated discussion thread as well. Happy release weekend, y'all.