'Wheels' sets Foo debate in motion
I hate the Foo Fighters.
Imagine my surprise, then, when I heard the band's "Wheels" on the radio. And liked it.
I haven't always hated the Foos. While in college, I once drove to Iowa City, Iowa, to watch them open for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. At the show, I marveled at Dave Grohl's stage presence and the happy-go-lucky attitude of everyone in the band.
But soon after, probably sometime around the release of their fourth album, "One by One," I lost interest. ...
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About Paul Shirley
Paul Shirley has been a frequent contributor, writing about music for The Life over the past year. This is his final column.