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Album: Everything Will Be Alright in the End (2014)
  • The lead single from Everything Will Be Alright in the End, the band unveiled this on their second annual Weezer Cruise in February 2014. The song finds Rivers Cuomo reflecting on the group's favored '90s history as he sings of "rocking out like it's '94," (the year of their breakthrough Blue Album).
  • Cuomo also talks of each band member going back to what they do best: "Maybe I should play the lead guitar and Pat should play the drums," he sings.

    Drummer Patrick Wilson has dabbled with vocals on a few occasions such as "Automatic" from The R.E.D. Album, which he both wrote and sung.
  • Cuomo goes on to take a poke at reality TV shows like American Idol and The Voice: "Let's turn up the radio, turn off those stupid singing shows."

    Such shows rose to popularity after Weezer's 1990s peak.
  • Ric Ocasek produced this track. The Cars frontman previously worked with Weezer on the band's first record, The Blue Album and third, The Green Album.
  • The lyrics are about the band returning to the classic Weezer aesthetic of 1994. "Lyrically I'm talking about how I feel bad about some of the musical experiments I took Weezer on and how I feel bad about some of the musical experiments I took Weezer on and how I want to make a classic alt-rock record," Cuomo explained to NME. "Sometimes I've gone over the edge. Right now it feels like we want to go back and balance it out with some more classic elements of geek rock."
  • The video finds Weezer rocking on the moon without any apparent need for oxygen. The clip was directed by Warren Fu, who has worked with Daft Punk, Julian Casablancas, and Haim.
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