Weezer’s Surprise New Covers Album

Weezer surprised its fans after dropping a collection of cover songs overnight. The self-titled “Teal” album features the band’s members dressed like the cast of Miami Vice circa 1985, and much of the collection plays like an ode to ’80s kitsch, including Weezer’s cult-favorite cover of Toto’s unstoppable hit “Africa.” But the album also includes some surprising covers, including a version of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid,” TLC’s “No Scrubs” and Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me.” Much like Weezer’s by-the-book recreation of “Africa,” the songs on the “Teal” album are nearly identical versions of the originals.

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