The best Foo Fighters lyrics

14 January 2019, 00:01

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs during the 2018 KAABOO Del Mar Festival at Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 14, 2018
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs during the 2018 KAABOO Del Mar Festival at Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 14, 2018. Picture: Taylor Hill/Getty Images

We celebrate some of Dave Grohl’s greatest ever lyrics, from Big Me to Run via Everlong and more.

  1. Everlong

    "I wonder, when I sing along with you, if everything could ever feel this real forever?"

    David Grohl of Foo Fighters poses for a studio portrait, London, 1997.
    David Grohl of Foo Fighters poses for a studio portrait, London, 1997. Picture: Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
  2. Learn To Fly

    "Run and tell all of the angels, this could take all night. I think I need a devil to help me get things right."

    Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl and Chris Shiflett in 1999
    Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl and Chris Shiflett in 1999. Picture: Mick Hutson/Redferns/Getty Images
  3. Big Me

    "It’s you I fell into."

    ave Grohl, performing on stage, Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium, 25th August 1995
    ave Grohl, performing on stage, Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium, 25th August 1995. Picture: Gie Knaeps/Getty Images
  4. Monkey Wrench

    "I still remember every single word you said, and all the shit that somehow came along with it."

    Dave Grohl playing live in 1998
    Dave Grohl playing live in 1998. Picture: Mick Hutson/Redferns/Getty Images
  5. These Days

    "One of these days the clocks will stop and time won’t mean a thing.”

    Dave Grohl onstage in 2011
    Dave Grohl onstage in 2011. Picture: Annabel Staff/Redferns/Getty Images
  6. All My Life

    "Don’t let it go to waste, I love it but I hate the taste."

    Foo Fighters in 2002: Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett
    Foo Fighters in 2002: Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett. Picture: Mick Hutson/Redferns/Getty Images
  7. Breakout

    "You make me dizzy running circles in my head."

    Dave Grohl onstage with Foo Fighters at the Reading Festival in 2000
    Dave Grohl onstage with Foo Fighters at the Reading Festival in 2000. Picture: Mick Hutson/Redferns/Getty Images
  8. My Hero

    "There goes my hero, he’s ordinary."

    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters in Denver, United States, 1998.
    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters in Denver, United States, 1998. Picture: Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images
  9. Times Like These

    "It’s times like these you learn to live again."

    Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters at Glasgow Party in the Park - August 24, 2003
    Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters at Glasgow Party in the Park - August 24, 2003. Picture: Rowen Lawrence/WireImag/Getty Images
  10. The Pretender

    "I’m the voice inside your head… you refuse to hear.”

    Foo Fighters play the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 show in Munich
    Foo Fighters play the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 show in Munich. Picture: Brian Rasic/Getty Images
  11. D.O.A.

    "It’s a shame we have to disappear, no one’s getting out of here alive."

    Foo Fighters in 2005: Nate Mendel, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Taylor Hawkins
    Foo Fighters in 2005: Nate Mendel, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Taylor Hawkins. Picture: Martin Philbey/Redferns/Getty Images
  12. A Matter Of Time

    "My past is getting us nowhere."

    Foo Fighters onstage at Brixton Academy in 2011
    Foo Fighters onstage at Brixton Academy in 2011. Picture: Annabel Staff/Redferns/Getty Images
  13. Run

    “In another perfect life / In another perfect light / We run.”

    Dave Grohl onstage with Foo Fighters at CalJam 2018
    Dave Grohl onstage with Foo Fighters at CalJam 2018. Picture: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.com/Getty Images