The Weezer frontman + The Cathy Santonies = Badass rock and roll.
Video: Rivers Cuomo – “Don’t Worry Baby” Hadn’t seen this before. The Weezer frontman performs the classic Beach Boys song for Stereogum’s video series of stripped down, acoustic sessions. You can also find his solo cover of this song on Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. Rivers Cuomo: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki.
Video: Rivers and Rainn – “One of Us” (Joan Osborne cover, featuring the guy from Six Feet Under who everybody calls the guy from The Office, on bongos.) This is, of course, an absolutely terrible song. As trite and insipid as any late-night conversation with a drunk sorority girl. But Cuomo sings it straight, and … Continue reading Rivers Cuomo asks: What If God Was One of Us?
Yahoo! Music: Rivers Cuomo – “Blast Off!” Great ‘stache, homie!
Rivers Cuomo talks to Alternative Press about his new collection of demos, Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. He reveals that it will contain several tracks from the scrapped Songs From The Black Hole concept album (“Blast Off,” “Who You Calling Bitch,” “Dude We’re Finally Landing,” “Superfriend”), but downplays the significance of that project: … Continue reading More on the Weezer Demos Compilation
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo talks about his upcoming projects over on his MySpace blog. He claims to have 400 pages into an upcoming book, but more exciting to music fans is this announcement: I’ve compiled a CD of my favorite demos from the years 1992 to 2007 and Geffen Records has agreed to put it … Continue reading Weezer Demo Compilation Coming Soon
Some Weezer-related news, according to Gawker: We hear that bottomfeedy lit agent David Vigliano is shopping Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo’s journals, which, if they’re anything like the rest of his creative output, started out world-changingly awesome and then became so lame they make Pete Wentz seem profound. We’ll see. If nothing else, it will be … Continue reading Rivers Cuomo Memoirs
On Rivers Cuomo’s MySpace blog, he keeps a running tally of his disagreements over published articles about himself and his band, Weezer: Clarifications, Corrections, and Supplemental Materials. Right now, he’s taking issue with Wikipedia’s Rivers Cuomo entry and its claim regarding his “affinity for Asian women.” Apparently, he doesn’t fully understand that Wikipedia is composed … Continue reading Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo on Asian Women
Rivers Cuomo has posted three cover songs on his website, the best being John Denver’s “Annie’s Song.” Via Billboard.
In an interview on XFM Online, Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo claims that the difference between now and back when he was at Harvard cultivating the Pinkerton-era material is that “I’m not a miserable little bitch any more. I was in school about two weeks before I realised that it was really boring and wanted to … Continue reading Maybe just a little?