Weezer release All My Favorite Songs from upcoming album OK Human
And if the track is anything to go by, presumably this will be a very different full-length than the band’s more guitar-based, rock’n’roll and metal focussed Van Weezer album – which is due out on May 7.
A press release announcing OK Human reveals that the Los Angeles quartet worked with a 38-piece orchestra on album number 14, with frontman Rivers Cuomo taking inspiration from the likes of Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds to create one of his most personal records yet.
On the contrary, when discussing Van Weezer, Rivers stated last year: “The inspiration came from our live shows, where, in the middle of Beverly Hills, unlike on the album, everything stops and I just break out with this crazy guitar solo. We noticed that, recently, the crowd just goes crazy when I do that. So it feels like maybe the audience is ready for some shredding again.”
Prepare yourselves for two totally different-sounding Weezer LPs in the next couple of months, then. And check out All My Favorite Songs below:
The tracklist for OK Human is as follows:
1. All My Favorite Songs
2. Aloo Gobi
3. Grapes Of Wrath
5. Playing My Piano
6. Mirror Image
8. Bird With A Broken Wing
9. Dead Roses
10. Everything Happens For A Reason
11. Here Comes The Rain
12. La Brea Tar Pits
And the artwork looks like this:
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Rivers Cuomo says each one of this quartet of Weezer records would have a “different vibe and lyrical theme” in conjunction with the time of the year.
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