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Watch Rivers Cuomo Sing “Tonight” From “West Side Story”


If you love Weezer (yes) and you love “West Side Story” (double yes), then you’ll love this video of Rivers Cuomo belting out Tony’s part from “Tonight.” He’s not quite ready for Broadway but he’s certainly better than your average high school musical. Leonard Bernstein won’t roll over in his grave, until this gets the Miley Cyrus cover treatment. [YouTube via NYmag.com Vulture] Keep reading »

Kenny G, Weezer, And Other Bizarro Musical Collaborations

When I think of Kenny G, his long, curly fro and smooth jazz saxaphone stylings come to mind—not nerdy glasses and skinny jeans. And yet, Kenny G is teaming up with indie rock gods, Weezer, for a song on their album, Raditude, which drops next week. Frontman Rivers Cuomo apparently emailed The G and asked him to contribute a solo for “I’m Your Daddy.” Kenny fully admits that he didn’t even know who Weezer was before he got the email, but that didn’t stop him from diving fro first into the collaboration. My ears are already confused but still … can’t wait to hear it! [Popeater]

Kenny G and Weezer are not the first odd couple to make beautiful music together. After the jump music’s oddest pairings.
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Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of June 3rd 2008

  • Goddamn you half-emo guys, you do it to me every time. To follow up the poptastic single that makes even my vegetarian roommate want a spoonful of Pork and Beans, Weezer has a new classic, cheap, and colorful record- The Red Album. Sigh, Rivers Cuomo may not beThe Greatest Man Whoever Lived, but he’s still lovable like his pale gansta rap track.
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