Weezer brought out TLC's Chilli and Tears for Fears for covers at Coachella


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An iconic duo?
An iconic duo?

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Oh, whats up there! Trying to get doused in a shower of gimmicky nostalgia that by some means nonetheless rocks? Have we obtained the content material for you!

Throughout Weezer's Saturday night time Coachella performance, the band coated TLC's "No Scrubs" and Tears for Fears' "Everyone Needs to Rule the World," and the band brought out a few of the unique artists behind these hits. 

The '90s/early 2000s nerdrock band, now experiencing a covers-fueled renaissance, performed "No Scrubs" alongside Chilli from TLC, and the basic '80s anthem with Tears for Fears members Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith.

The Tears for Fears rendition stays pretty true to the heartfelt unique, while TLC's Chilli added some No Scrubs gravitas to the pop-rock-ified cover.

Followers watching the Coachella stay stream (or, #Couchella), have been delighted. That is probably as a result of those who grew up with Weezer, shouting "Undone (The Sweater Music)" while driving of their mother and father' hand-me-down automobiles, at the moment are Elder Millennials, for whom the prospect of truly attending Coachella is a dwelling nightmare — nevertheless it's pretty fun to witness the spectacle from the comfort of your couch. 

In January, Weezer launched a covers album, Teal, which options the TLC and Tears for Fears hits. The album rode the wave of viral success the band attained once they coated Toto's "Africa." They announced the album with a cover of "Take On Me," featuring Stranger Issues star Finn Wolfhard. Weezer additionally launched a brand new album of originals, The Black Album, in March. Nevertheless it's the band's ability to generate viral moments (see, this very story) that is propelling them back into relevance.

Should we be sad that teenage angsty icons have turn into principally a wedding band with a supersized platform? Properly, we might. Or we might simply accept the spectacle, and luxuriate in watching Chilli, Tears for Fears, and Rivers Cuomo and the boys do their thing. Everyone needs to rule the world.....

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