...Happy Record Store Day!
|...Happy Record Store Day!|
|EP by Weezer|
|Released||April 17, 2010|
...Happy Record Store Day! is an EP exclusive to independent retailers for 2010's annual Record Store Day.
After Rivers Cuomo tested the waters by releasing the Not Alone EP and DVD the previous year, Weezer decided to release this five-song EP for Record Store Day, an annual event promoting the awareness and patronage of local, independant music retailers. The EP contains five previously unreleased live and session versions, supposedly hand-picked by the band.
Two of the tracks, "I'm Your Daddy" and "Brain Stew", are the 2009 AOL Sessions versions. "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" is an acoustic session that features Sara Bareilles in a duet with Rivers, just as the AOL Session and some live versions had. "Why Bother?" and "Buddy Holly" are live versions.
The disc features cover art reminiscent of that of Raditude. In fact, the cover art uses the same Weezer and Raditude logos found on the album, and superimposes Sidney the dog into a photo of the inside of a record store.
- "I'm Your Daddy" (with Kenny G)
- "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" (featuring Sara Bareilles)
- "Why Bother?" (live in Tribeca at the PC Richard and Son Theater)
- "Brain Stew" (Green Day cover)
- "Buddy Holly" (acoustic at the Hard Rock in New York City)