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Foo Fighters discography

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl performing in 2005
Releases
Studio albums 6
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 1
Extended plays 3
Singles 28
Video albums 4
Music videos 22
Other appearances 31

The discography of Foo Fighters, an American alternative rock band formed in 1995 by Dave Grohl, consists of six studio albums, two extended plays (EPs), three video albums and twenty-eight singles. Foo Fighters consists of Grohl (vocals and guitar), Taylor Hawkins (drums), Nate Mendel (bass) and Chris Shiflett (guitar).

The band's self-titled debut album (1995) peaked at number twenty three on the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum in the United States. Their follow-up The Colour and the Shape (1997) charted higher, reaching number ten on the Billboard 200, and went platinum in the US, Australia and Canada. The "Everlong" single from the album was certified gold in the US. There Is Nothing Left to Lose (1999) was again certified platinum in the US, Australia and Canada. "Learn to Fly" was the band's first single to peak at number one. Foo Fighters' fourth album One by One (2002) was their first to top the charts in the United Kingdom and Australia. In 2003, the band released their first video album, Everywhere but Home, featuring live concert footage from the One by One tour.

The band's fifth album, In Your Honor was released in 2005. "Best of You" achieved the band's highest certifications for a single, earning platinum status in the US and Canada. Skin and Bones, a live album with videos, debuted at number twenty one in the US, selling about 49,000 copies in its first week.[1] The band's latest album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (2007) topped the charts in the UK, Australia, Canada and Belgium; earning Foo Fighters more number ones than any other release. The album's singles also charted well; "The Pretender," "Long Road to Ruin," and "Let It Die" all topped the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart in the US.

Contents

Studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
BEL
[5]
CAN
[6]
DEN
[7]
FIN
[8]
FRA
[9]
GER
[10]
IRE
[11]
NLD
[12]
NZ
[13]
NOR
[14]
SWE
[15]
SWI
[16]
UK
[17]
1995 Foo Fighters 23 3 13 23 21 33 22 2 18 26 3
1997 The Colour and the Shape
  • Released: May 20, 1997
  • Label: Roswell/Capitol (#55832)
  • Format: CD, LP, Cassette
10 5 19 7 8 12 24 41 39 10 20 10 50 3
1999 There Is Nothing Left to Lose
  • Released: November 2, 1999
  • Label: RCA (#678922)
  • Format: CD, LP, Cassette
10 5 34 46 4 25 62 23 49 59 12 8 7 10
2002 One by One
  • Released: October 22, 2002
  • Label: RCA (#680082)
  • Format: CD, LP, DVD
3 1 19 22 3 20 5 26 5 1 12 3 2 3 28 1
2005 In Your Honor
  • Released: June 14, 2005
  • Label: RCA (#68038)
  • Format: CD, LP
2 1 5 3 3 5 1 21 4 2 9 1 2 1 7 2
  • Platinum (US)[18]
  • 2× Platinum (UK)[25]
  • 3× Platinum (AUS)[22]
  • 3× Platinum (CAN)[20]
2007 Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
  • Released: September 25, 2007
  • Label: RCA (#711516)
  • Format: CD, LP
3 1 4 1 1 11 7 24 3 2 6 1 3 9 2 1
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Compilation albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
BEL
[5]
CAN
[6]
DEN
[7]
FIN
[8]
FRA
[9]
GER
[10]
IRE
[11]
NLD
[12]
NZ
[13]
NOR
[14]
SWE
[15]
SWI
[16]
UK
[17]
2009 Greatest Hits 11 1 23 8 6 1 24 4

EPs

Year Album details
2003 DVD/EP
  • Released: July 1, 2003
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: DVD
2005 Five Songs and a Cover
  • Released: November 20, 2005
  • Label: RCA (#345008)
  • Format: CD
  • EP did not chart
2008 Let It Die
  • Released: May 6, 2008
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Internet download

Live albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
AUS
[3]
AUT
[4]
BEL
[5]
GER
[10]
IRE
[11]
SWE
[15]
SWI
[16]
NZ
[13]
NOR
[14]
UK
[17]
2006 Skin and Bones
  • Released: November 7, 2006
  • Label: RCA (#377594)
  • Format: CD/DVD
21 11 30 37 67 33 51 40 1 35 35
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US
[28][29]
US Air
[28]
US
Mod

[28]
US
Main

[28]
US
Rock

[28]
AUS
[3]
BEL
[5]
CAN
[30]
IRE
[11]
NLD
[12]
NZ
[13]
SWE
[15]
UK
[17]
1995 "Exhausted" Foo Fighters
"This Is a Call" 35 2 6 9 35 16 32 11 5
"I'll Stick Around" 51 8 12 18
"For All the Cows" 28
1996 "Big Me" 13 3 18 16 27 19
1997 "Monkey Wrench" 58 9 9 17 12 The Colour and the Shape
"Everlong" Gold (US)[18] 42 3 4 45 34 18
1998 "My Hero" 59 6 8 21
"Walking After You" 12 48 20
1999 "Learn to Fly" Gold (US)[18] 19 13 1 2 36 32 23 52 21 There Is Nothing Left to Lose
2000 "Stacked Actors" 25 9
"Generator" 31 151
"Breakout" 8 11 48 29
"Next Year" 17 51 42
2002 "The One" 121 14 20 21 77 Orange County soundtrack
"All My Life" 43 41 1 3 20 93 14 95 46 37 5 One by One
2003 "Times Like These" Gold (US)[18] 65 64 5 5 22 27 90 12
"Low" 15 23 40 30 44 100 21
"Have It All" 71
[31]
37
"Darling Nikki" 15 Non-album single[I]
2005 "Best of You" Platinum (US) (CAN)[18][20] 18 46 1 1 4 20 94 38 41 4 In Your Honor
"DOA" Gold (US)[18] 68 67 1 5 39 40 33 34 25
"Resolve" 82 39 32
2006 "No Way Back" / "Cold Day in the Sun" 2 6 64
"Miracle"
2007 "The Pretender" Gold (US) (AUS)[18][22] 37 59 1 1 10 26 15 11 13 9 11 8 Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
"Long Road to Ruin" 89 69 1 2 38 79 42 21 23 35
2008 "Cheer Up, Boys (Your Make Up Is Running)" 194
"Let It Die" 106 1 5 58
2009 "Wheels" 72 3 4 1 21 22 40 19 13 24 22 Greatest Hits
"—" denotes singles that did not chart.
  • ^ "Darling Nikki" is a B-side appearing on the "Have It All" CD single.

Videos

Year Video Peak chart positions Certifications
US [32][33] NZ
[34]
2003 Everywhere but Home
  • Released: November 25, 2003
  • Label: Roswell/RCA (#566509)
  • Format: DVD
22
2006 Skin and Bones
  • Released: November 7, 2006
  • Label: RCA (#88697024519)
  • Format: DVD
7 3
  • Platinum (AUS)[22]
Skin and Bones & Live in Hyde Park
  • Released: November 7, 2006
  • Label: RCA (#88697032399)
  • Format: DVD
  • Platinum (AUS)[22]
2008 Live at Wembley Stadium
  • Released: August 25, 2008
  • Label: RCA (#377594)
  • Format: DVD
2
"—" denotes videos that did not chart.

Music videos

Year Title Director
[35][36][37][38][39][40]
1995 "This Is a Call" Joe Perota
"I'll Stick Around" Gerald Casale
1996 "Big Me" Jesse Peretz
1997 "Monkey Wrench" Dave Grohl
"Everlong" Michel Gondry
1998 "My Hero" Dave Grohl
"Walking After You" Matthew Rolston
1999 "Learn to Fly" Jesse Peretz
2000 "Breakout" The Malloys
"Generator"
"Next Year" Phil Harder
2002 "The One" Jesse Peretz
"All My Life" Dave Grohl
"Times Like These" (version 1) Liam Lynch
2003 "Times Like These" (version 2) Marc Klasfeld
"Times Like These" (version 3) Bill Yukich and Dave Grohl
2004 "Low" Jesse Peretz
2005 "Best of You" Mark Pellington
"DOA" Mike Palmieri
"Resolve"
2006 "No Way Back" Nick Wickham
2007 "The Pretender" Sam Brown
"Long Road to Ruin" Jesse Peretz
2008 "Let It Die" Martin Fougerol
2009 "Wheels" Sam Brown

Other appearances

Year Song Album
1996 "Alone + Easy Target" Big Shiny Tunes
"This Is a Call" Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 3
"Down in the Park" Songs in the Key of X: Music From and Inspired by the X-Files
1997 "This Is a Call" (live) Tibetan Freedom Concert
"Dear Lover" Scream 2: Music From The Dimension Motion Picture
1998 "Baker Street" Come Again / Essential Interpretations
"A320" Godzilla Soundtrack
"Walking After You" The X-Files: The Album
"Friend of a Friend" (live) Melody Maker: Steve Lamacq's Bootleg Session
"My Hero" Big Shiny Tunes 3
"Monkey Wrench" Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 5
1999 "My Hero" Varsity Blues Soundtrack
"I'll Stick Around" MTV: The First 1000 Years: Rock
2000 "Have a Cigar" (with Brian May) Music from and Inspired by Mission: Impossible II
"Breakout" Me, Myself & Irene Soundtrack
"Everlong" (live) Cold: Live at the Chapel
"My Hero" (Worcester Firefighters Tribute mix) WAAF Survive This!
"My Hero" (live) Live X6 Walk Unafraid
"Learn to Fly" Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 7
2001 "Generator" Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 8
"Win or Lose" Music from the Motion Picture Out Cold
"The One" Orange County: The Soundtrack
2002 "All My Life" Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 10
"Generator" Big Day Out Disrespective
"The One" Big Day Out 03
2004 "Gas Chamber" Rock Against Bush, Vol. 2
2006 "DOA" (live) Radio 1's Live Lounge
2007 "Band on the Run" Radio 1: Established 1967
"Razor" Catch and Release soundtrack
"Times Like These" (live) Live Earth - The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis
"Times Like These" (live) Radio 1's Live Lounge – Volume 2

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