Skin and Bones

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This article is about the live Foo Fighters album. For the debut Flashy Python album, see Skin and Bones (Flashy Python album) .
For other uses, see Skin & Bone (disambiguation).
Skin and Bones
Live album by Foo Fighters
Released November 7, 2006
Recorded August 29–31, 2006
Genre Alternative rock, acoustic rock, post-grunge
Length 78:37
Label RCA
Foo Fighters chronology
Five Songs and a Cover
(2005)
Skin and Bones
(2006)
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
(2007)
Foo Fighters video chronology
Everywhere but Home
(2003)
Skin and Bones
(2006)
Live at Wembley Stadium
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Melodic 4.5/5 stars[3]
NME (7/10)[4]
Now 4/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]

Skin and Bones is a live acoustic album by Foo Fighters released on November 7, 2006. The 15-track set was recorded on August 29, 30 and 31, 2006 at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles and spotlights an expanded eight-piece lineup featuring violinist/singer Petra Haden, former Germs/Nirvana/Foo Fighters guitarist Pat Smear, Wallflowers keyboardist Rami Jaffee, and percussionist Drew Hester. Haden and Jaffee had appeared as guest musicians on the band's previous studio album, In Your Honor. A three-song encore consists of Grohl's solo performances of "Friend of a Friend", "Best of You", and "Everlong". The album debuted at number 21 on the Billboard 200, selling about 49,000 copies in its first week.[7] This was also the album's peak position on the chart.[8]

A DVD of the original shows, featuring a total of 21 songs, was released on November 28, 2006. It was directed by Danny Clinch, who appears briefly on-stage to play harmonica on the song Another Round, reprising the contribution he made to the original album recording of the song for In Your Honor. The UK version of the release is a two-disc set including the band's 2006 (electric) performance at Hyde Park.

The title song was previously released as a B-side on the single "DOA", and was included on the EP "Five Songs and a Cover".

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Razor"   Dave Grohl 6:48
2. "Over and Out"   Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett 5:56
3. "Walking After You"   Grohl 5:18
4. "Marigold"   Grohl 3:19
5. "My Hero"   Grohl, Mendel, Pat Smear 4:51
6. "Next Year"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel 4:34
7. "Another Round"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 4:55
8. "Big Me"   Grohl 3:01
9. "Cold Day in the Sun"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 3:26
10. "Skin and Bones"   Grohl 4:00
11. "February Stars"   Grohl, Smear, Mendel 5:51
12. "Times Like These"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 3:25
13. "Friend of a Friend"   Grohl 4:01
14. "Best of You"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 5:02
15. "Everlong"   Grohl 6:37

DVD[edit]

Live in Los Angeles (USA)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   Dave Grohl 6:05
2. "Razor"   Dave Grohl 5:55
3. "Over and Out"   Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett 8:05
4. "On the Mend"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 4:45
5. "Walking After You"   Grohl 4:20
6. "Still"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 5:44
7. "Marigold"   Grohl 3:28
8. "My Hero"   Grohl, Mendel, Pat Smear 6:14
9. "Next Year"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel 4:43
10. "Another Round"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 5:30
11. "See You"   Grohl, Mendel, Smear 11:51
12. "Cold Day in the Sun"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 5:08
13. "Big Me"   Grohl 2:51
14. "What If I Do"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 8:36
15. "Skin and Bones"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 4:08
16. "Ain’t It the Life"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel 4:39
17. "February Stars"   Grohl, Mendel, Smear 5:51
18. "Times Like These"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 14:50
19. "Friend of a Friend"   Grohl 3:48
20. "Best of You"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett 5:59
21. "Everlong"   Grohl 9:10

Live in Hyde Park (UK)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "In Your Honor"   Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett  
2. "All My Life"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett  
3. "Best of You"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett  
4. "Times Like These"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett  
5. "Learn to Fly"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel  
6. "Breakout"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel  
7. "Shake Your Blood" (feat. Lemmy of Motörhead) Grohl, Lemmy  
8. "Stacked Actors"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel  
9. "My Hero"   Grohl, Mendel, Pat Smear  
10. "Generator"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel  
11. "DOA"   Grohl, Hawkins, Mendel, Shiflett  
12. "Monkey Wrench"   Grohl, Mendel, Smear  
13. "Tie Your Mother Down" (feat. Brian May and Roger Taylor) (Queen cover) Brian May  
14. "Everlong"   Grohl  

Note: The whole setlist is not included on the DVD. The song "The One" is excluded, as Taylor Hawkins made a mistake on the drums; mobile phone footage is available on YouTube. "No Way Back" and "This Is a Call" were on the setlist, but were not played due to strict Royal Park regulations.

Personnel[edit]

Additional Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[9] 11
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[10] 30
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[11] 7
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[12] 37
German Albums (Official Top 100)[13] 67
Irish Albums (IRMA)[14] 33
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[15] 1
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[16] 37
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[17] 51
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[18] 40
UK Albums (OCC)[19] 35
US Billboard 200[20] 21

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[21]
Album
Gold 35,000^
Australia (ARIA)[22]
DVD
2× Platinum 30,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[23]
Album
Platinum 15,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[24]
DVD
Gold 2,500x

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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