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Featured quote - Dave Sitek on working on Weezer (The Black Album), Black Album bio - November 2018.

I view the album as a rubber band and each finger is a song, and it pulls it apart and snaps it back into place. I think there’s certainly fidelity or instrumentation choices that are wildly different, but if you step back further, I think that can be said about life. You’re still going through the experience in the same vehicle. If I do my job right, you’ll be able to look at this as a complete body of work. “Can't Knock the Hustle” has some aspects to it — the thread is the identity of the song — the fidelity of the song is quite different in each one. When I sent over “Can't Knock the Hustle” I fully intended to be fired on the spot. When I wasn’t, I figured they were into taking chances. There’s a lot of moments lyrically that speak to the Weezer that I knew, but they also speak to people who don’t know who Weezer is. Let’s service those people too. I kind of make drug music for drug people. I try to preserve that sense of wonder. I wasn’t pressured in any way by anyone to sound by anything.

-Dave Sitek, November 2018

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October 2024 The titular line from Everything Will Be Alright in the End - Script --JeremyDoesSS (talk) 01:56, 5 June 2024 (UTC)
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June 2024 Dave Sitek on working on Weezer (The Black Album), Black Album bio - November 2018. --JeremyDoesSS (talk) 01:11, 5 June 2024 (UTC)
May 2024 An excerpt from A Mad and Furious Master. --Norwegianwood (talk) 17:37, 09 April 2024 (UTC)
April 2024 Writer Gavin Edwards describes talking with Rivers Cuomo, 1997. --Naturalkatsup (talk) 03:45, 18 March 2024 (UTC)
March 2024 An excerpt from the New York Times' review of Raditude. --MyNameIsJason (talk) 22:08, 3 March 2024 (UTC)
February 2024 Music journalist Quinn Moreland, in response to a letter Rivers Cuomo wrote to fans ahead of the release of Pinkerton in 1996. --MyNameIsJason (talk) 22:22, 27 January 2024 (UTC)
January 2024 Rivers Cuomo in an interview ahead of performing at Jerry's Pizza in Bakersfield, CA, on the Summer 2000 Tour. --MyNameIsJason (talk) 06:31, 16 December 2023 (UTC)

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