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David Fricke Of Rolling Stone Makes An Ass Of Himself

Rolling Stone david Fricke knows his way around a record review but he has been growing incessantly more company line and maybe he has too many rock star friends to stay close to the truth..

People of good faith may disagree about the new Foo fighters album, I think it's their best and still a dog with fleas, everybody else loves it.

But there is no faith good enough to make "I Should Have Known" -the Nirvana wannabe, anything more or less than bloody awful unlistenable whinging

Here is how tone deaf Fricke is, discussing this crap song: "…reverberates with his (Cobain's) consuming absence. "Didn't hear your warning/Damn my heart gone deaf," Grohl sings as the initial darkness – a solitary guitar and the quiet cutting guilt in his voice, set in inky reverb – slowly blows up to a purging rage: "No, I cannot forgive you yet/To leave my heart in debt." If you ever thought Foo Fighters were Nirvana-lite because Grohl lacked Cobain's torment, get ready to apologize."

Are you kidding me? Is Fricke really comparing this blather to COBAIN??? Even if it was a good song, which it isn't, lyrically it is terrible. To which Cobain is Fricke comparing Grohl to? How does it compare to, say, "Heartshaped Box"? Here is the first verse of that song:

"She eyes me like a Pisces when I am weak
I've been locked inside your heart-shaped box for a week
I was drawn into your magnet tar-pit trap
I wish I could eat your cancer when you turn black"

Grohl couldn't get Cobain's torment if it sat on his  knee and gave him a lap dance.

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