Retrieved June 25, Dutch Albums MegaCharts . German Albums Offizielle Top . Belgian Albums Ultratop Wallonia . Recording of the album began September 6, ,  lasting for eleven weeks, each one focusing on a particular song,  something Vig stated "was good because each song kinda had its own life".
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Greatest Hits Medium Rare. To reduce the cymbal bleedthe microphones were rearranged and the crash cymbal was traded for a "shorter-decay Zildjian cymbal with holes drilled in it". The album was recorded in Dave Grohl's garage using only analog equipment.
Recording of the album began Wastjng 6, lasting for eleven weeks, each one focusing on a particular song,  something Vig stated "was good because each song kinda had its own life".
The recording sessions were documented on the band's website and Twitter. Vig started doubting it could be done fully analog once the tapes oight the first song recorded, "Miss the Misery", started falling apart, but Grohl reassured him "no, Butch, I don't want any computer in this house at all.
Grohl decided to it both for thinking it "would be an extraordinary move to destroy all the masters and give the pieces of the tapes to the fans", as the digital recording does not allow for such a memento, and also due to every technician involved with Wasting Light being overtly worried about fio tapes.
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A documentary on the band's history, Back and Forth, was released theatrically on April 5 along with a live 3-d performance of the album Wasting Lgiht.
After "Rope", four other songs were issued as fron On April 13,the band performed the entire album live from Dave Grohl's Studio and uploaded it to YouTube in its entirety. Retrieved June 25, As Grohl wanted the songs "to have maximum emotional potential", the vocals were screamed to the point he had headaches—"when the mic is picking up every tiny inconsistency, you really strain to make it sound right.
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