Listen to the Foo Fighters rock cover of Chuck Berry’s “Run Rudolph Run”; New Amazon Music Holiday Gig Streaming Now
On Tuesday night, Amazon Prime Video previewed a special Amazon Music Holiday Plays concert featuring the Foo fighters. Filmed recently at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, Yuletide’s special concert was hosted by rapper Lil Nas X and featured several of the Foos’ biggest hits, as well as a special cover of Chuck Berry’s classic “Run Rudolph Run “.
As part of the concert, a studio-recorded version of the band’s cover also appeared on Amazon Music:
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In addition to the fiery “Run Rudolph Run” by the Foo Fighters, the band performed their new single “Shame Shame”, as well as the hits “Times Like These”, “Learn to Fly” and “Best of You”.
Powerful covers of “Run Rudolph Run” are all the rage these days, as recently Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band contributed their own lively rendition to the Project Kids-Care telethon for underprivileged children of Los Angeles. Angeles. :
As for the Foo Fighters’ Amazon Prime holiday concert, this is the band’s second recent streaming concert event in a few months, following their intimate set at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, a key part of the virtual fundraising event. #SOSFest fund focused on helping independent concert halls hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and closures.
Dave Grohl, meanwhile, has also been particularly busy lately with his series of #TheHanukkahSessions covers with his friend / producer Greg Kurstin. Featuring a new cover from a prominent Jewish artist every Hanukkah night, the set has so far featured renditions of classics from the Beastie Boys, Drake, Leslie West and Mountain, Peaches and Bob Dylan:
Medicine at midnight, the new Foo Fighters album, meanwhile, is due out in early February.
From a press release: “Produced by Greg Kurstin and Foo Fighters, Designed by Darrell Thorp and mixed by Mark” Spike “Stent, Medicine at midnight packs the following nine songs into tight 37 minutes. “
Here is his list of tracks:
- Make a fire
- Shame shame
- Cloud detector
- Waiting for a war
- Medicine at midnight
- No son of mine
- Hold poison
- Hunt birds
- Love dies young
The Foo Fighters are Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Taylor Hawkins, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel and Rami Jaffee.