09 December 2019 02:47
At this point Dave Grohl is kind of a rock 'n' roll muppet, so it's surprising he's taken this long to appear on Sesame Street. Sometime last year, the Foo Fighters frontman recorded his appearance on the classic children's TV series, which premiered 50 years ago this past Sunday. Now that cameo is has finally gone public. In his appearance, Grohl joins Elmo and Big Bird for "Here We Go Song," a tune about how many people there are around the country who could be your friend if only you got the chance to meet them. Personally I would have preferred an "Everlong" parody, but I guess this is cute too.
Watch below. He'll feature in the show's 50th season Dave Grohl's appearance on Sesame Street has been shared online – watch below. The Foo Fighters frontman recorded a track with Elmo and Big Bird last year to mark the US children's TV show's 50th anniversary. Images of his time on set subsequently appeared online courtesy of the series' puppeteers. With Sesame Street due to reach its half-century milestone as its new season premieres on November 16, Grohl's wholesome 'Here We Go Song' has now been shared in full.
"Here we go @sesamestreet!" they captioned the post. "This better be a new addition to the setlist," said one fan in the comments section. Another wrote: "I'd heard the Foos were working on a new album… But I never thought this…" Grohl previously appeared in 2015's The Muppets movie, which saw him take part in a drum battle with Animal. Foo Fighters, meanwhile, have shared a new EP of B-sides called '02050525'. It was released in celebration of the band's 25th anniversary and features 'Spill' from the 'In Your Honour' era.
It sees Grohl performing 'Here We Go Song' after a stellar introduction from the empirical Elmo. "Oh, hi everybody. This is our friend Mr Dave Grohl," says the iconic character. Smiling from ear to ear a clearly enamoured Grohl replies "Hi, it's nice to come here and be with my friends Big Bird and Elmo. You know, I was just thinking: there's friends everywhere, even the ones that you don't know." The new supergroup, with Grohl, Big Bird and Elmo, then perform 'Here We Go Song'. "All across America, whoa," as they travel across America. "From my street to your street, whoa." You can watch the video of Grohl performing on Sesame Street below. Dave Grohl meets up with his friends Big Bird and Elmo in a new clip from Sesame Street. In the video, the trio team up to sing "Here We Go Song" while traveling the country to meet new friends. "It's nice to come here and be with my friends Big Bird and Elmo," the Foo Fighters frontman says. "You know, I was just thinking, there's friends everywhere, even ones that you don't know." Big Bird asks, "How can you have friends that you don't know?" Grohl explains, "I just mean there's lots of people all across America we could be friends with, we just haven't met them yet." The trio then embark on a trip around the U.S., "from our street, to your street," where they traverse cities, deserts, mountains and other locales. "Here we go/We're on our way/New adventure every day," they sing. "Gonna try new foods and learn new names/Sing new songs/And play new games." Sesame Street marks its 50th anniversary this year with the new season launching on Saturday. Grohl also recently teamed with Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins for "Middle Child" and the video for "I Really Blew It," which also features Perry Farrell. Both tracks appear on Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders' new album, Get the Money. Sesame Street kicks off its 50th season this Saturday (Nov. 16) and they've roped in Dave Grohl to help them celebrate the milestone anniversary. The Foo Fighters frontman joined Muppets Big Bird and Elmo to sing "Here We Go." You can see it below, where Grohl is introduced by Elmo. "It's nice to come here and be with my friends, Big Bird and Elmo," he says. "You know, I was just thinking. There's friends everywhere, even the ones that you don't know." After Big Bird tries to figure out the logic of that sentence, Grohl explains, "I just mean there's lots of people all across America we could be friends with. We just haven't met them yet." Big Bird seems thrilled by that concept, and they launch into the tune, which is about the joys of traveling across the U.S. and learning about the diversity of the country: "Here we go / We're on our way / New adventure every day / Gonna try new foods and learn new names / Sing new songs and play new games." As they sing, the background behind them shifts to various locations--urban, rural, suburban, mountains and the desert--around the country NME notes that Grohl's involvement in the show was first revealed last year, when pictures from his shoot showed up on social media, and that this wasn't even his first encounter with a Muppet. In 2015, he performed a drum battle with Animal on ABC's short-lived The Muppets television series.