The Bottle of Wine Song

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"The Bottle of Wine Song"
The Bottle of Wine Song cover
Demo by Rivers Cuomo
Album Patrick & Rivers
Recorded 1992
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson
Status Released
Rivers Cuomo song chronology
"The Purification of Water"
(RC# 133)
"The Bottle of Wine Song"
(RC# 134)
"Why Can't You Be There?"
(RC# 135)

"The Bottle of Wine Song" is a song written by Rivers Cuomo and Pat Wilson in 1992.

Appearances

Overview

"The Bottle of Wine Song" features music by Wilson and lyrics and vocals by Cuomo. A recording of the song was first heard by fans during Karl Koch's DJ set during the Weezer Cruise, during which a fan recorded a partial clip of the song, which was then shared on YouTube. The song was heard in full when it was released as part of the Patrick & Rivers compilation on riverscuomo.com on December 9, 2020.

Lyrics

There's a lifetime in a bottle of wine, he said
Poured me a glass, but poured his lifetime instead

All your children know my face
All your children cry in disgrace
All your children carry my name
All your children are to blame

He turned and asked "What's your dream?"
Dreams may not lead where they seem

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