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Foo Fighters’ Bassist Releases Solo Album Under “Lieutenant” Moniker

Lieutenant: If We Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a WeekThe first record by Lieutenant — If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week — marks the solo debut of Foo Fighters’ bassist Nate Mendel.

Lieutenant is really a side project for Mendel, also known for his past tenure in Sunny Day Real Estate.

The album has a decidedly pop/college rock sound, as you can hear on the opening track, “Belle Epoque”:

If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week is available on CD, vinyl (April 28) and for digital download.

If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week Track List:

  1. Belle Epoque
  2. The Place You Wanna Go
  3. Believe the Squalor
  4. Rattled
  5. Prepared Remarks
  6. Some Remove
  7. Sink Sand
  8. Artificial Limbs
  9. Lift the Sheet