Veruca Salt’s Louise Post recalls singing on Foo Fighters’ ‘Everlong’

Grohl’s romance with the Veruca Salt frontwoman inspired ‘Everlong’, with Post also appearing as a backing vocalist on the song.

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Taking to Instagram, Post recently shared an isolated “drums + vocal mix” of the single from YouTube which highlights her contributions to the chorus. You can see the clip above.

“I sang these back-ups over the phone at 2am after being woken up from a deep sleep in Chicago by DG who was tracking the vocals for ‘Everlong’ in LA. He wanted me to sing the doo-doo’s,” the musician recalled in the caption.

“He wanted me to sing the doo-doo’s, which were inspired by [Veruca Salt’s] song ‘Shimmer Like A Girl’. While I was at it, I wrote a harmony for the chorus and sang that too.”

Post continued: “The whispered section of this song was originally the dream I was having when the phone rang. It was a dream about us. [Grohl] later removed it and replaced with his own whispers, one which was a love letter to me.

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“Maybe I’ll tell the full story…eventually…if I feel like it. But I just came across this post and thought I would share for anyone who is interested. XoL.”

It comes after Dave Grohl looked back on recording ‘Everlong’ in March. “It just felt so off the cuff and unofficial that I considered it to be a demo,” he said of an early version. “So then we went and we re-recorded it and that’s the song that you hear on the radio today.”

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Macklemore – Willy Wonka lyrics

Below are the complete “Willy Wonka” lyrics by Macklemore displayed. These lyrics were added 11 hours ago.

Willy Wonka lyrics

RIP Willy Wonka, watch the roof come off
I pull up in that candy paint, call it Veruca Salt
You cheated and you lied, you broke the rules, my dog
Now you wanna come around when there’s food involved
Hell no
Let the truth be told, I’m in the [?]
With the dookie roll, a little [?] on
I’m eating sushi rolls, doing the tootsie rolls
Thinking about Gucci [?]
I’m in a neutral zone, I’m about to lose control
About to hop out, you thinking I’m Rick Ross
I’m pulling out in that Maybach
And I copped that from the thrift shop
When my daughter is singing “Hakuna Matata”
While they hooting and hollering
I’m maneuvering [?] Budapest
Got my baby mama and [?] the IRS
[?] tryna get into my wallet
But they ain’t getting all up in it
Put my feet up and I’m
[?] relax, cause I’m all about that action boss

[Pre-Chorus: Macklemore]
I’m a motherf*ckin’ icon, boots made of python
I’m met with the Pres and I’m in Obama’s iPod
My front yard got all kinds of cars
I don’t really f*ck with the caviar
6 figures get your 16 Wonka bars, give me that

[Chorus: Offset]
Willy Wonka flavor (Willy Wonka)
Willy Wonka been had haters (Hey)
Willy Wonka live on acres (Acres)
Willy Wonka got a lot of paper (Racks)
Go to take a picture with a raver (Wraith)
I barely see my own neighbors (Where?)
Willy Wonka, I got flavor
Willy Wonka, I got flavor
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Willy Wonka, I got flavor

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[Post-Chorus: Macklemore]
I woke up like
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka

[Verse 2: Offset ]
I got more flavor than Willy Wonka (flavor)
I took three bitches to Benihanas
I took a jet out to Punta Cana
She got her lift from my anaconda
Hands on my hip when I grip the burner
Roll up some cookie, you smell the burner
Willy Wonka probably pour Duss
Blowing up this money like a flu
I pipe the sh*t up but can’t pipe that bitch up
No, Super Bowl ring, but not one Super Bowl
What would you do for some dope? (flash)
I took a picture for four
I never play with my nose
My wrist is a ‘fridgerator cause its cold
Pull up in the [?] I suppose
I was broke when I was a tadpole
Hoppin’ out the gold sh*t
Jumpin’ in the crowd all for [?]
All in her mouth like Scope
Green [?]for clover
How many horses up in your motor?
Snakes in the grass, they cobra
Tryna give a hundred like [?]
Raindrop lifestyle emoji

[Chorus: Offset]
Willy Wonka flavor (Willy Wonka)
Willy Wonka been had haters (Hey)
Willy Wonka live on acres (Acres)
Willy Wonka got a lot of paper (Racks)
Go to take a picture with a raver (Wraith)
I barely see my own neighbors (Where?)
Willy Wonka, I got flavor
Willy Wonka, I got flavor
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor, got flavor
Got flavor like Steph
Willy Wonka, I got flavor

[Post-Chorus: Macklemore]
I woke up like
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka
Bitch, I’m Willy Wonka

[Outro]
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