Foo Fighters Cover Arcade Fire on Surprise New EP 01070725

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BURBANK, CA - MARCH 17: (This image was shot in black and white. No color version available.) The guitar kit and band signage is shown onstage during the Foo Fighters SONIC HIGHWAYS album celebration hosted by Chelsea Handler on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater on March 17, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Foo Fighters released a surprise EP called 01070725 on September 27. It’s the latest in a line of recent memorably-titled EPs that began with 00950025 back in July. Since then, they’ve released 00111125 – Live in London00070725 Live at Studio 606, and 00050525, timed for last week’s ill-fated “Area 51 raid.” The new EPs are tied to the upcoming 25th anniversary of the band’s eponymous debut album, which is still a good nine months away.

Of the newest EP’s five songs, two are covers: “Keep the Car Running – Live at BBC Radio 1’s Six Weeks of Summer” (Arcade Fire), and “Holiday In Cambodia – Live from the 2007 MTV Music Awards” (Dead Kennedys). “If Ever” was originally released as a B-side for “The Pretender,” from the band’s 2007 album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace; the EP also includes a demo version of “Come Alive,” from that same album, and “Seda,” a bonus track.

The Foo Fighters’ latest full-length studio album was 2017’s Concrete and Gold. Back in August, Taylor Hawkins hinted that they’re looking to put out a new record next year.

Until the next batch of music makes its arrival, check out 01070725 below.

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