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Weezer surprise fans by releasing Weezer (The Teal Album)

The album is available to stream and download now.

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Credit: Crush Music/Atlantic Records

Weezer have surprised their fans by releasing covers album Weezer (The Teal Album).

After incorporating a variety of covers into their sets during their US summer tour in 2018, the band were taken by the reaction they received from audiences. From a-ha’s Take on Me to The Turtles’ Happy Together, Weezer (The Teal Album) sees the band tackle 10 classic songs.

Weezer - The Teal Album

Credit: Crush Music/Atlantic Records

Weezer (The Teal Album) track listing:

1. Africa (Toto)
2. Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears)
3. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (The Eurythmics)
4. Take On Me (a-ha)
5. Happy Together (The Turtles)
6. Paranoid (Black Sabbath)
7. Mr. Blue Sky (Electric Light Orchestra)
8. No Scrubs (TLC)
9. Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
10. Stand By Me (Ben E. King)

Weezer (The Teal Album) precedes the band’s forthcoming new album, Weezer (The Black Album), which will be released on March 1st 2019. Weezer (The Black Album) was produced by TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek.

Frontman Rivers Cuomo wrote all the songs on piano with band members switching up instruments in the studio. The video for the album’s current single, Can’t Knock The Hustle, can be seen below:

Weezer will join Pixies on the road this spring for North American arena dates. They will perform a headlining stop at New York City’s prestigious Madison Square Garden with special guests TV On The Radio before performing on Coachella’s Main Stage.

The band will then head to Europe for a number of headline dates and festivals.

Weezer’s US tour dates are:

8/3/19 Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
10/3/19 Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
12/3/19 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
13/3/19 Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
14/3/19 Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
16/3/19 Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
17/3/19 Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
19/3/19 Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
20/3/19 Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
22/3/19 Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
24/3/19 St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
26/3/19 Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
27/3/19 Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
28/3/19 Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
30/3/19 St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
31/3/19 Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center
5/4/19 Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Arena
6/4/19 Portland, OR @ Moda Center
7/4/19 Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
9/4/19 Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
10/4/19 Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
12/4/19 Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Event Center
13/4/19 Indio,CA @ Coachella
21/4/19 Indio,CA @ Coachella

The European tour dates are:

28/6/19 Werchter, Belgium @ Rock Werchter
29/6/19 London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
2/7/19 Hamburg, Germany @ Stadtpark
4/7/19 Utrecht, Netherlands @ Tivoli Vredenburg
6/7/19 Belfort, France @ Eurockéennes
7/7/19 Bologna, Italy @ Sonic Park
8/7/19 Zurich, Switzerland @ Xtra
11/7/19 Oeiras, Portugal @ NOS Alive Festival
13/7/19 Bilboa, Spain @ Bilbao BBK
16/7/19 Stockholm, Sweden @ Grönan
18-20/7/19 July Tromsø, Norway @ Bukta Open Air Festival (Single Day TBA)
20/7/19 Nordfjordeid (Sogn Og Fjordane), Norway @ Malakoff Festival

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