Faith No More – Superhero, in session for the Radio 1 Rock Show
The session includes ‘Sunny Side Up’ and ‘Separation Anxiety’ from new album Sol Invictus, plus a cover of Burt Bacharach’s ‘This Guy’s In Love With You’. Plus Mike Patton and Roddy Bottum talk us through the tracks.
Faith No More is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1981. The band was originally named Faith No Man. Bassist Billy Gould, keyboardist Roddy Bottum and drummer Mike Bordin are the longest remaining members of the band, having been involved with Faith No More since its inception. The band underwent several lineup changes early in their career, along with some major changes later on. The current version of Faith No More consists of Gould, Bottum, Bordin, guitarist Jon Hudson, and vocalist Mike Patton.
After releasing six albums, Faith No More officially announced their breakup on April 20, 1998. They have since reunited, embarking on The Second Coming Tour from 2009-2012.
On September 2, 2014, Gould announced that Faith No More had been working on their seventh studio album Sol Invictus, released in May 2015.