Mykel And Carli

Album: Weezer (The Blue Album) (1994)

Songfacts®:

  • This was written for the creators of the Weezer fan club, Mykel and Carli Allan. About four years after the song was written, the two and their younger sister, Trysta, tragically died in a car crash driving back from a Weezer concert. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Becca - Smyrna, DE
  • Weezer recorded this for The Blue Album, but it didn't make the cut. They re-recorded the song when they needed it for a B-side, and included it on the 10th anniversary re-release of the album. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • This song is also known by its earlier titles, "Please Pick Up the Phone" and "A Letter to Mykel and Carli (from a High School Friend)."
  • The Los Angeles band Black Market Flowers beat Cuomo by just a few weeks with their own "Mykel and Carli" song for the sisters, who were also their friends. It's featured on their 1993 album, Bind, and on the Hear You Me! A Tribute To Mykel And Carli album.
  • The "hear you me" chorus inspired Jimmy Eat World's "Hear You Me," from their 2001 album, Bleed American.
  • Weezer's 2001 Green Album is dedicated to the Allan sisters' memory.

Comments: 3

  • Christian from Gahanna, Ohwow! That is very sad. This song is addictive though.
  • Anthony from St. Clair Shores, Mithis song is a REALLY creepy foreshadowing considering what actually happened.
  • Lexie from Sydney, Australiathough sad.
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