Across the Sea: A Tribute to Weezer

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Across The Sea ~A Tribute to Weezer~
Across The Sea ~A Tribute to Weezer~ cover
Tribute album by various artists
Released May 28, 2003
Format CD
Genre Alternative Rock
Length 59:39
Label Island Records; Universal

Across the Sea: A Tribute to Weezer (stylized as across the sea ~a tribute to weezer~) is a 2003 Japanese tribute album to Weezer, released by Island Records.

Overview

Across The Sea ~A Tribute to Weezer~ is a tribute album including renditions of various Weezer songs spanning from Blue to Green by 16 different Japanese artists. The style and instruments used in each song veer from both each other and from the original iterations of the songs. The covers are sung in English despite being performed by Japanese artists. It was released in Japan on May 28, 2003.

Track listing

No. TitleArtist Length
1. "Island in the Sun"  CORNER (Masafumi Isobe) 3:26
2. "In the Garage"  Hermann H. & The Pacemakers 3:46
3. "Buddy Holly"  Bus Tribute 2:47
4. "I Just Threw Out the Love of My Dreams"  REACH 3:44
5. "Smile"  スムルース 2:59
6. "Don't Let Go"  Nudge'em All 2:59
7. "Undone - The Sweater Song"  SPOONY 3:21
8. "Say It Ain't So"  Asimov 4:00
9. "Surf Wax America"  NATSUMEN & Hidaka 5:23
10. "I Do"  SHORT CIRCUIT 2:04
11. "Why Bother?"  サンプリングセン 2:27
12. "Jamie"  つばき 4:06
13. "Pink Triangle"  COMEBACK MY DAUGHTERS 3:09
14. "Across the Sea"  PLECTRUM 5:27
15. "The Good Life"  SOME SMALL HOPE 3:53
16. "Butterfly"  Clingon 5:51
Total length:
59:39

Credits

  • Takafumi Murata – director
  • Hiromitsu Takada – director
  • Naoto Yoshida – promotion director
  • 7stars – artwork
  • Rivers Cuomo – writing
  • Patrick Wilson - writing (for "Surf Wax America")

Packaging, liner notes

Audio

See also