Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Pretender 4.25 4:27
2 Long Road to Ruin 3.9 3:45
3 DOA 3.55 4:11
4 All My Life 4.4 4:23
5 Stacked Actors 4 4:16
6 Monkey Wrench 4.25 3:51
7 Best of You 4.2 4:15
8 Times Like These 3.85 4:26
9 Breakout 4.2 3:21
10 Everlong 4.4 4:10
11 Cheer Up, Boys 3.4 3:41
12 Lonely as You 3 4:37
13 Wind Up 3.95 2:32
14 Learn to Fly 4.4 3:55
15 My Hero 4 4:20
16 This Is a Call 4.05 3:53
17 My Poor Brain 3.95 3:33
18 Big Me 4.1 2:13
19 Walking After You 4:50
20 Come Alive 3.5 5:10
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Erase-Replace 3.2 4:13
2 No Way Back 4 3:16
3 Low 3.8 4:28
4 Generator 3.4 3:49
5 Enough Space 3.75 2:37
6 I'll Stick Around 3.85 3:53
7 Ain't It the Life 3.15 4:15
8 Resolve 3.3 4:48
9 Let It Die 3.55 4:05
10 Have It All 3.6 4:58
11 Up in Arms 3.25 2:16
12 Next Year 3.3 4:38
13 Halo 3.4 5:06
14 New Way Home 3.8 5:40
15 A320 (From the Godzilla OST) 3.5 5:45
16 The One 3.65 2:46
17 Alone + Easy Target 3.9 4:05
18 Cold Day in the Sun 3.5 3:21
19 See You 3.55 2:27
20 Marigold 16 3:20

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
drums (drum set):
William Goldsmith (track 17)
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–6, 9–10, 13–18)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 8–9, 11–12, 14, 20)
drums (drum set) and guitar:
Dave Grohl (track 6)
bass guitar:
Nate Mendel (tracks 5, 9, 14)
guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–6, 9–10, 13–18)
Pat Smear (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
bass:
Dave Grohl (tracks 16, 18)
Nate Mendel (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12–13, 15, 17)
electric guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–2, 4, 8, 11–12, 20)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1–2, 4, 8, 11–12, 20)
percussion:
Dave Grohl (tracks 5, 9, 14)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 4, 8, 12)
assistant engineer:
Ryan Boesch (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Todd Burke (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Don Farwell (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Ryan Hadlock (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
John Lousteau (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
Jason Mauza (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
assistant mixer:
Claudius Mittendorfer (engineer, producer, mixer) (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
Ted Reiger (track 14)
John Nelson (engineer) (1999-07) (tracks 5, 9)
background vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 4, 8, 12)
Taylor Hawkins (track 11)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 2, 11)
composer:
Dave Grohl (tracks 10, 16, 18–19)
engineer:
Bradley Cook (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Geoff Turner (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Adrian Bushby (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
Steve Culp (tracks 16, 18)
Mike Terry (LA producer, recording engineer & mixer) (tracks 3, 7)
Adam Kasper (tracks 5, 9, 14)
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 4, 8, 12)
guest percussion:
Drew Hester (tracks 2, 11, 20)
guest keyboard:
Rami Jaffee (tracks 2, 20)
instruments:
Nate Mendel (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
lead vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8–15, 17, 20)
lyricist:
Dave Grohl (tracks 10, 16, 18–19)
mixer:
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 3, 7)
Rich Costey (tracks 1–2, 11, 20)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 4, 8, 12)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 4, 8, 12)
Chris Sheldon (mixer, producer) (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Andy Wallace (engineer) (track 14)
Tom Rothrock (1995-03) (tracks 16, 18)
Rob Schnapf (1995-03) (tracks 16, 18)
Adam Kasper (1999-07) (tracks 5, 9)
producer:
Foo Fighters (tracks 3–5, 7–9, 12, 14, 16, 18)
Barrett Jones (tracks 16, 18)
Adam Kasper (tracks 5, 9, 14)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (tracks 1–2, 6, 10–11, 13, 15, 17, 20)
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 3–4, 7–8, 12)
Dave Grohl (tracks 4–5, 8–9, 12, 14)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 4–5, 8–9, 12, 14)
Nate Mendel (tracks 4–5, 8–9, 12, 14)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 4, 8, 12)
recording engineer:
Bradley Cook (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Geoff Turner (tracks 6, 10, 13, 15, 17)
Adam Kasper (1999) (tracks 5, 9, 14)
vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–6, 9, 13–18)
writer:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–9, 11–15, 17, 20)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 1–5, 7–9, 11–12, 14, 20)
Nate Mendel (tracks 1–9, 11–15, 17, 20)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1–4, 7–8, 11–12, 20)
Pat Smear (tracks 6, 13, 15, 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Roswell Records, Inc. (2005) (tracks 3, 7)
publisher:
BMG Bumblebee (track 7)
Flying Earform Music (Foo Fighter Nate Mendel's publishing company) (tracks 7, 12)
I Love the Punk Rock Music (Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett's publishing company) (tracks 7, 12)
Living Under a Rock Music (Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins's publishing company) (tracks 7, 12)
MJ Twelve Music (tracks 7, 12)
mixed at:
The Village (aka The Village Recorder) in Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 4, 8, 12)
The Shop in Arcata, California, United States (1995-03) (tracks 16, 18)
recorded at:
Studio 606 West (tracks 3, 7)
Robert Lang Studios in Shoreline, Washington, United States (1994-10-17 – 1994-10-23) (tracks 16, 18)
Studio 606 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States (1999) (tracks 5, 9, 14)
Studio 606 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States (2002-05-06 – 2002-05-18) (tracks 4, 8, 12)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Aerolong by Neil Cicierega (track 10)
Best by Neil Cicierega (track 7)
Everlink by G3RSt (track 10)
Pretender to Heaven by G3RSt (track 1)
Smash That by E-603 (track 15)
The Best of Lion by G3RSt (track 7)
music videos:
Best of You by Foo Fighters (track 7)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 6) (order: 6) (track 10)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 55) (order: 55) (track 14)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 77) (order: 77) (track 8)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 122) (order: 122) (track 15)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 141) (order: 141) (track 7)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 162) (order: 162) (track 18)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 221) (order: 221) (track 4)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 333) (order: 333) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Big Deal (track 18)
Called My Wife (track 4)
This Is From Paul (track 16)
recording of:
All My Life (track 4)
Best of You (track 7)
Big Me (track 18)
Breakout (track 9)
Come Alive (track 20)
DOA (track 3)
Everlong (track 10)
Learn to Fly (track 14)
Lonely as You (track 12)
Long Road to Ruin (track 2)
Monkey Wrench (track 6)
My Hero (track 15)
My Poor Brain (track 17)
Stacked Actors (track 5)
The Pretender (track 1)
This Is a Call (track 16)
Times Like These (track 8)
Walking After You (track 19)
Wind Up (track 13)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 9)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1, 9)
violin:
Petra Haden (track 15)
chamberlin:
Benmont Tench (track 15)
Hammond organ [Hammond B3]:
Benmont Tench (track 15)
drums (drum set):
William Goldsmith (track 11)
Dave Grohl (tracks 4–7, 11–12, 14, 17–19)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9–10, 12–13)
bass guitar:
Nate Mendel (tracks 4, 7, 12)
mellotron:
Dave Grohl (track 12)
guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 4–7, 11–12, 14, 17, 19)
Pat Smear (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
bass:
Dave Grohl (tracks 6, 17)
Nate Mendel (tracks 3, 5, 10–11, 13–14, 19)
electric guitar:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 3, 9–10, 13)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1, 3, 9–10, 13)
percussion:
Dave Grohl (tracks 4, 7, 12)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 3, 10, 13)
handclaps:
Lance Bangs (filmmaker/music video director) (track 19)
Chris Bilheimer (track 19)
Ryan Boesch (track 19)
assistant engineer:
Todd Burke (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Don Farwell (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Ryan Hadlock (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
John Lousteau (tracks 1, 9)
Jason Mauza (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Ryan Boesch (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
assistant mixer:
Claudius Mittendorfer (engineer, producer, mixer) (tracks 1, 9)
John Nelson (engineer) (1999-07) (tracks 4, 7, 12)
background vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 3, 10, 13)
Taylor Hawkins (track 1)
composer:
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–6, 17, 20)
engineer:
Bradley Cook (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Geoff Turner (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Adrian Bushby (tracks 1, 9)
Steve Culp (tracks 6, 17)
Mike Terry (LA producer, recording engineer & mixer) (tracks 2, 8, 18)
Adam Kasper (tracks 4, 7, 12, 15)
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 3, 10, 13)
guest guitar:
Pat Smear (track 9)
guest bass:
Nick Raskulinecz (track 18)
guest percussion:
Drew Hester (track 9)
guest keyboard:
Rami Jaffee (tracks 1, 9, 18)
instruments:
Nate Mendel (tracks 1, 9)
lead vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 9–14, 19)
lyricist:
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–6, 17, 19–20)
Nate Mendel (track 19)
Pat Smear (track 19)
mixer:
Adam Kasper (tracks 15–16)
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 2, 8)
Rich Costey (tracks 1, 9)
Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer) (tracks 3, 10, 13)
Elliot Scheiner (track 18)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 3, 10, 13)
Chris Sheldon (mixer, producer) (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Tom Rothrock (1995-03) (tracks 6, 17)
Rob Schnapf (1995-03) (tracks 6, 17)
Adam Kasper (1999-07) (tracks 4, 7, 12)
producer:
Foo Fighters (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10, 12–13, 15, 17–18)
Barrett Jones (tracks 6, 17)
Adam Kasper (tracks 4, 7, 12, 16)
Gil Norton (British record producer) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 11, 14, 19)
Nick Raskulinecz (tracks 2–3, 8, 10, 13, 18)
Dave Grohl (tracks 3–4, 10, 12–13)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 3–4, 7, 10, 12–13)
Nate Mendel (tracks 3–4, 7, 10, 12–13)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 3, 10, 13)
recording engineer:
Bradley Cook (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Geoff Turner (tracks 5, 11, 14, 19)
Adam Kasper (1999) (tracks 4, 7, 12)
Nick Raskulinecz (track 16)
vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 4–7, 11–12, 14, 17, 19)
Taylor Hawkins (track 18)
writer:
Foo Fighters (track 15)
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–4, 7–14, 16, 18–19)
Taylor Hawkins (tracks 1–4, 7–10, 12–13, 16, 18)
Nate Mendel (tracks 1–4, 7–14, 16, 18–19)
Chris Shiflett (tracks 1–3, 8–10, 13, 16, 18)
Pat Smear (tracks 11, 14, 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Roswell Records, Inc. (2002) (track 10)
Roswell Records, Inc. (2005) (tracks 2, 8, 18)
publisher:
BMG Bumblebee (track 9)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) ( – ????) (track 6)
Flying Earform Music (Foo Fighter Nate Mendel's publishing company) (tracks 9, 15)
I Love the Punk Rock Music (Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett's publishing company) (track 9)
Living Under a Rock Music (Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins's publishing company) (track 9)
MJ Twelve Music (tracks 6, 9, 15)
mixed at:
The Village (aka The Village Recorder) in Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 3, 10, 13)
The Shop in Arcata, California, United States (1995-03) (tracks 6, 17)
recorded at:
Studio 606 West (tracks 2, 8, 18)
Robert Lang Studios in Shoreline, Washington, United States (1994-10-17 – 1994-10-23) (tracks 6, 17)
Studio 606 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States (1999) (tracks 4, 7, 12)
Studio 606 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States (2002-05-06 – 2002-05-18) (tracks 3, 10, 13)
music videos:
Low by Foo Fighters (track 3)
recording of:
A320 (track 15)
Alone + Easy Target (track 17)
Cold Day in the Sun (track 18)
Enough Space (track 5)
Erase/Replace (track 1)
Generator (track 4)
Halo (track 13)
Have It All (track 10)
Let It Die (track 9)
Low (track 3)
Marigold (track 20)
New Way Home (track 14)
Next Year (track 12)
No Way Back (track 2)
Resolve (track 8)
See You (track 19)
The One (track 16)
Up in Arms (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
The Alternative Polka (order: 9) (track 6)
version of: