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08th Oct 2017

Foo Fighters reveal filming Carpool Karaoke isn’t as fun as it looks

'It's a little uncomfortable'.

Orlaith Condon

We’ve all seen the videos.

Yes, Carpool Karaoke is infectious watching – even if you’re not keen on the guest, you can’t help but smile and become completely enthralled in it.

However, one of the artists featured on the popular segment is now revealing that filming the 10-minute long video is not as fun as it looks.

Foo Fighter guitarist Pat Smear has admitted that filming for James Corden’s popular late-night show was tiring.

“By hour three in the dude’s car it got less fun,” he told NME in an interview.

“It kind of went on.

“When we stopped at Guitar Centre, that felt like we were done, but it was like ‘this is halfway’.”

The band’s frontman Dave Grohl admitted he found the whole thing a “little uncomfortable”.

“Oh, James is definitely a music lover and he’s a very nice guy.

“But y’know, I don’t mind singing my own songs at Glastonbury or The O2, but if I had to sing you a song right now I’d be too embarrassed.”

Their appearance on the segment has wracked up over 6.6 million views on YouTube alone, but the band says there was a lot of fun stuff they wished had been included but wasn’t.

“Singing other people’s songs, I could do that all day,” Grohl said.

“We did The Ramones and Rick Astley, but they didn’t use it. I don’t know why.”