Foo Fighters Million Dollar Demos Leaked Online
The scrapped sessions would come to be known as "The Million Dollar Sessions," as it was rumored that the album had cost a million dollars by the time they decided to start over.
Those demos have now been posted to Reddit for free download. It appears that the post isn't authorized by the band. As a Redditor named "fftamahawk009″ explained, "These are the Million Dollar Demos, for those who don't know, and were the band's first attempt to record their fourth record, One By One, back in 2001.
"This was a pretty tough time for the band, no one was very happy with the recordings, which reportedly cost over a million dollars to make, and, long story short, this version of the album was scrapped and re-recorded in only 2 weeks. 11 songs were recorded.
"Of those, 10 were considered for the album. Of THOSE, 3 were officially released by the band ('Tired of You,' 'Walking A Line,' and 'Normal'). The remaining 7 were never officially released in full. 2 full songs were leaked ('Have It All' and 'Come Back'), and the other 5 were only 30-second clips or so. These are the remaining 7 IN FULL.
"This is the first time these have been made available in their entirety to the public, and have been sought after by die-hard fans (myself included) for the last 13 years. Most of the songs are similar to their final counterparts, while other songs like 'Come Back' and 'Lonely As You' are drastically different." Read more here.
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