Weezer Release New Single, “Thank God for Girls,” and According to Rivers Cuomo, it “Rocks Sooooo Hard”
Weezer has shared their first new song since Everything Will Be Alright in the End‘s release last year. It’s called “Thank God for Girls,” and frontman Rivers Cuomo is already comparing it to tracks from their last album, and being surprisingly blunt about how he feels it’s superior.
Weezer’s new video for “Go Away” (off Everything Will Be Alright in the End) features Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino as an everyday girl unimpressed by the collection of unflattering profile pictures Rivers Cuomo compulsively uploads on a dating app similar to Tinder, called “Winder.”
With two must-hear albums — Ashley Monroe’s The Blade and Mas Ysa’s Seraph — out this week and tons of new tracks, the competition was tough this time around. Take a listen to who made the cut.
Did you originally start listening to Eminem as a child because you were a glutton for chocolate, then only keep listening because you were also incidentally a glutton for punishment? Did you think “…Baby One More Time” was about a temperamental, flailing infant, that “Killing Me Softly” told the story of someone poisoned with Downy, or that “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was an ode to BO?
Yesterday it was announced that Detour, the Fox sitcom based on Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo‘s Harvard studies during the height of the band’s fame, had found its leading man in an exceedingly hot British actor with abs. He has a name, obviously: Ben Aldridge. He sounds like a great guy and all, and he’s done some solid work for the BBC (Our Girl), but he’s no Cuomo. I mean…
Music is personal. It’s something that I’m never more aware of than I am at the end of every year, when best-of lists dominate the coverage at cultural publications, but the idea of “best” is one that I’ve never quite been comfortable with. It seems too objective to take into account personal taste, not to mention the reality that there’s too much music out there for even the most ambitious listener to have heard everything, or even close to everything. So let’s not use the word “best.” Instead, here are 124 songs released in 2014 that I would recommend to any music lover. Its goal is to highlight not only the year’s biggest hits, both commercially and critically, but also songs that commented on what happened in our world this year, and songs you may not have heard but that you’ll hopefully love as much as we …Read More