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Failed Dave Grohl and David Bowie collab song to be released

Ziggy Foo-dust?

Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl was almost once sprinkled in stardust

It always tugs at the heart strings to hear about amazing things that could have been and almost were, but then fell through. Such is the case for the failed collaboration between Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl and pop icon David Bowie who unfortunately passed away at the age of 69 in January of 2016.

Grohl had actually reached out to Bowie about doing a song together for a movie (which Grohl did not name) and things seemed to be moving forward, but then fell through.

In a recent interview with British GQ, he tells the story of what happened and what will be happening with the track soon, saying:

“I actually gave it to someone recently. I tried for years, I thought it was the coolest thing ever. We tried it, kind of worked on it, then I actually contacted Bowie about doing it together for this movie soundtrack, that didn’t work out.

He didn’t like the movie, it wasn’t me, it was the movie (laughs). Then I started working on it again, and I then gave it to another band, who hasn’t used it yet.”

At press time Grohl is keeping his mouth shut as to what band he gave the song to, saying, “I don’t want to spoil the surprise.”

This is not the first time in recent history that Dave Grohl has liked to keep secrets from and spring surprises on the public.

For the longest time Grohl was teasing the public about a big name pop star who had contributed vocals to his band’s most recent album Concrete and Gold. When the record came out, it was discovered that it had been Justin Timberlake who had lent backing vocals to one of the songs.

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