Dave Grohl on the anatomy of a hit and the “Rubik’s Cube” of songwriting

ABC/Fred WatkinsTo say that Foo Fighters have been successful is quite the understatement: What started out as a Dave Grohl solo project has turned into multi-million selling, world-conquering rock behemoth.

Billboard just named the band the all-time top performing artist on its Alternative Songs chart — which launched 30 years ago — and now, Grohl tells the publication the secret to writing a hit single.

“You have to write great songs. That’s it,” Grohl says. “To me, the challenge was always trying to craft a song that was simple in a way that people …read more

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