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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Perform In London

February 20, 2013 | Posted by Joseph Lee

NME reports that Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players performed in London last night just a day after the premiere of the documentary Sound City. The band included the regular touring members of Foo Fighters, Rick Springfield, Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen, Fear singer Lee Ving, singer and producer Chris Goss, Queens Of The Stone Age collaborator Alain Johannes and Grohl’s former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic.

Ving said that this was his first time performing in the UK. Grohl told fans they were in for a “marathon”. The set ran for two and a half hours. Each musician played songs from their own catalog as well as original songs recorded during the making of the documentary. Paul McCartney, who was in the documentary and rumored to appear, didn’t show up. Simon Pegg was in the audience.

Taylor Hawkins provided lead vocals for the Cheap Trick set while Grohl only took over for “Surrender”.

Here’s the set list:

With Alain Johannes

‘A Trick With No Sleeve’
‘All My Friends’
‘Hangin’ Tree’
‘Reach Out’

With Chris Goss

‘She Got Me’
‘It’s Shit’
‘Time Slowing Down’
‘The Blue Garden’

With Lee Ving, Pat Smear

‘Your Wife Is Calling’
‘I Love Livin’ in the City’
‘Gimme Some Action’
‘Beef Bologna’
‘I Don’t Care About You’
‘Foreign Policy’

With Rick Springfield and Pat Smear

‘The Man That Never Was’
‘I’ve Done Everything for You’
‘Love Is Alright Tonite’
‘Love Somebody’
‘Jessie’s Girl’

Rick Nielsen, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear

‘Hello There’
‘Stiff Competition’
‘I Want You to Want Me’
‘Ain’t That a Shame’

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