LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA- The rock supergroup Foo Fighters have finished writing songs for their debut Christian Gospel album due out in 2015, according to lead singer Dave Grohl. The band has been making waves across the internet ever since announcing their intentions of switching music genres and heading into uncharted territory.
“We know it’s a bold move but we also realize, as a band, as a whole, that what we’re doing is right,” said Grohl, during a telephone interview with Inothernewz.com this morning. “We’ve been working on our new rock album due out this year and alternately writing songs for the Christian Gospel album too. The next two years are going to be very busy for us, man.”
Grohl did not mention if the new Christian Gospel album had been named yet but did intimate the group had an idea of what they wanted to christen the project.
“We’ve been tossing around some names for the album for a while,” he said. “There are a few titles we’re seriously considering and I think we’ll eventually have a group sit down and hash the title out. Regardless, we’re pretty stoked for the new direction our band is going.”
Foo Fighters made international headlines back in November of 2013 then Grohl announced the band would be releasing a Christian Gospel album sometime in 2015. Fans of the group had questioned whether or not the switch from mainstream to niche was a good idea for the Grammy-winning quartet.
Several petitions have also burgeoned on the internet begging Grohl and crew to rethink their move to Christian Gospel. Grohl said he understood their fans love their music and that he believed they would warm up to the new sound as well.
“Change sucks, I get that, man,” he said. “But we’re pretty committed to evolving as a band and this is our next step down that path. I honestly believe once a couple of singles are released and everyone has a chance to listen to our new sound on the radio, we’ll be embraced by everyone. It’s all good.”
Grohl went on to say the new album will be produced by Butch Vig, a famous name in and around music circles who has collaborated with the band on previous albums. It will also feature twelve songs and will be released sometime in 2015 by their current label, RCA.