Bridge Burning

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"Bridge Burning"
Single by Foo Fighters
from the album Wasting Light
Released June 5, 2012
Format digital download
Recorded September 6–December 21, 2010 in Dave Grohl's garage
Genre Post-grunge, hard rock
Length 4:46
Label RCA
Writer(s) Dave Grohl
Producer(s) Butch Vig
Foo Fighters singles chronology
"These Days"
"Bridge Burning"
"Something from Nothing"

Bridge Burning is a song by American rock band Foo Fighters. It was released as the fifth single from their seventh studio album Wasting Light.[1] It is also the first track on the album. On March 16, 2012 online music magazine Loudwire announced that Foo Fighters would be releasing "Bridge Burning" as a proper radio single.[2] The song appears on the soundtrack to the video game Madden NFL 12.[3]


Chart (2012) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 75
UK Rock Chart (The Official Charts Company)[5] 14
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[6] 25
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[7] 14
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[8] 22


  1. ^ "Foo Fighters Newest Single “Bridge Burning” Rocks The Buzz". 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Foo Fighters, ‘Bridge Burning’ – Song Review". 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Madden NFL 12 Soundtrack". pastapadre. 2011-06-21. Retrieved 2011-05-27. 
  4. ^ "Foo Fighters Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Foo Fighters.
  5. ^ "Official UK Rock Chart 23rd April 2011". The Official Chart Company. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Foo Fighters Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for Foo Fighters.
  7. ^ "Foo Fighters Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs for Foo Fighters.
  8. ^ "Foo Fighters Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for Foo Fighters.

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