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Jodi cover
Demo by Rivers Cuomo
Album Alone VI: The Black Room
Released November 22, 2020
Recorded 1999
Length 1:10
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo
RC# 419
COR# 115
Rivers Cuomo song chronology
"Love Me (1999 demo)"
(RC# 418)
(RC# 419)
"So You Sense It's a Sad Situation"
(RC# 420)

"Jodi" is a demo by Rivers Cuomo.



"Jodi" was recorded by Cuomo in 1999. The song was first heard when it was released as part of the digital compilation Alone VI: The Black Room in 2020. The song may or may not be named for Jodi Klemyk, Cuomo's girlfriend from 1988[1] whom Cuomo has described as his "first love."[2] The song's melody bears a resemblance to the demo "Crazy One," recorded months prior, though it is unknown if this similarity is a coincidence.

Known recordings

Performer(s) Title Filename Date of recording Recording location Length Appeared on Notes
Rivers Cuomo Jodi 115 Jodi.mp3 1999 1:10 Alone VI: The Black Room
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Pack up your things and go home
I never wanted to see you alone
Why don't you give me a raise?

I'll never see you again
Now that you have to be more than a friend
Why don't you give me a raise?

Love with you
I cannot do
The things that you
Want me to do

See also


  1. "Voice Over Internet Protocol" Livejournal. Archived blog post: https://rivers-words.livejournal.com/320.html
  2. "Jodi." Mister Rivers Neighborhood. Archived 5 July 2021. https://web.archive.org/web/20210705232733/https%3A%2F%2Fbooks-r-fun.herokuapp.com%2Fwiki%2FJodi