Dave Grohl took home his second Grammy of the day, this time winning for Best Rock Song at the 2014 Grammy Awards for 'Cut Me Some Slack' with his collaborators Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear. The song comes from the 'Sound City: Real to Reel' soundtrack, which won earlier in the day for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Debuted during the '12-12-12' benefit concert in December, 'Cut Me Some Slack' emerged as one of the most discussed collaborations in years. But once the novelty of Nirvana's surviving members playing together again with the legendary Paul McCartney on vocals wore off, there was still one hell of a rock song.
The 'Sound City' documentary gave Dave Grohl a chance to work with a who's who of music, while also showcasing the legendary Sound City studio and using the board that's been responsible for creating so many great albums. Among Grohl's collaborators were Paul McCartney and Corey Taylor, who appear on the first two singles from the 'Sound City' soundtrack, and the musician-turned-director has spoken more about both pairings.
With all the excitement that's come from the surviving members of Nirvana writing and performing and recording an original song with Beatles icon Paul McCartney, there are a million questions about the musical collective's future. Will the spontaneous collaboration lead to more material? Will there be a tour? How exactly do you persuade Sir Paul McCartney to come jam in your basement? To list off the mental ramblings of Nirvana and Beatles fans would fill an encyclopedia, but bassist Krist Novoselic has got some inside info to share via his official blog.
After a triumphant performance of their new song 'Cut Me Some Slack' at the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden, one-time Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear again joined forces with Beatles legend Paul McCartney to perform the song during last night's episode of 'Saturday Night Live.'
For everyone out there who was blown away by surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear jamming with Beatles icon Paul McCartney at the '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy benefit show, we've got some good news for you! The song performed by the collective, 'Cut Me Some Slack,' is now available on iTunes.