MUSIC: NOT NIRVANA

FOO FIGHTERS OFFERS UP AN UNEVEN SECOND ALBUM

The power pop band Foo Fighters has a lot to live up to. The band's singer and chief songwriter, David Grohl, was the drummer for one of the most revered rock bands of the '90s, Nirvana. And although most of the songs on Foo Fighters' eponymous 1995 debut were about as distinctive as taxi cabs, the album did feature a few standout numbers, including the air guitar-worthy This Is a Call. Overall, it was promising.

Unfortunately, on their sophomore CD, The Colour and the Shape (Roswell/ Capitol), Foo Fighters never breaks out of the label "promising," which starts to sound more...

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