Recently the pop rock band Weezer made a cover of Toto’s “Africa” and as quite a success in commercial terms. Now, the band released a new cover album called “The Teal Album” that has renditions to Black Sabbath, Tears For Fears, E.L.O and more.
Hear the version for “Paranoid” below:
Weezer will also release an album with original songs cllled “The Black Album” on March ‘. After that they will tour with The Pixies.
“The Teal Album” track listing:
01. Africa (TOTO)
02. Everybody Wants To Rule The World (TEARS FOR FEARS)
03. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (THE EURYTHMICS)
04. Take On Me (A-HA)
05. Happy Together (THE TURTLES)
06. Paranoid (BLACK SABBATH)
07. Mr. Blue Sky (ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA)
08. No Scrubs (TLC)
09. Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
10. Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1992. The band currently consists of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).
After signing to Geffen Records in 1993, Weezer released their debut self-titled album, also known as the “Blue Album”, in 1994. Backed by successful music videos for the singles “Buddy Holly”, “Undone – The Sweater Song” and “Say It Ain’t So”, the Blue Album became a 3x platinum success.
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