Weezer (The Teal Album)
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|Weezer (The Teal Album)|
|Studio album by Weezer|
|Released||January 24, 2019 (Digital)
March 8, 2019 (CD, LP)
|Format||Digital, CD, LP|
|Label||Crush Music/Atlantic Records|
|Singles from Weezer (The Teal Album)|
Weezer (The Teal Album) is the twelfth studio album by Weezer, released on January 24, 2019. It is composed of covers of other songs, including the now famous "Africa" cover.
The Teal Album consists of ten covers of various popular songs from the 20th century, ranging from a cover of Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" to "Africa" by Toto. It contains no originally written songs, making it the band's first and currently only covers album. After a successful internet fan campaign to get the band to release a cover of Toto's "Africa", the Teal album was released digitally on January 24, 2019, and had a physical release on March 8th, 2019.
The album was released on January 24, 2019 with no prior announcement. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 within two weeks of its release.
Title and Artwork
The album is stylized like Weezer's other self-titled albums, with a solid color theme, all four members posed on the front, and their logo over the top.
|1.||"Africa"||David Paich & Jeff Porcaro||Toto||3:58|
|2.||"Everybody Wants to Rule the World"||Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley & Chris Hughes||Tears for Fears||4:04|
|3.||"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"||Annie Lennox & David A. Stewart||Eurythmics||3:34|
|4.||"Take on Me"||Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket & Pål Waaktaar||A-ha||3:43|
|5.||"Happy Together"||Alan Gordon & Garry Bonner||The Turtles||2:25|
|6.||"Paranoid"||Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne & Bill Ward||Black Sabbath||2:44|
|7.||"Mr. Blue Sky"||Jeff Lynne||Electric Light Orchestra||4:46|
|8.||"No Scrubs"||"She'kspere"_Briggs Kevin Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle, Lisa Lopes||TLC||3:10|
|9.||"Billie Jean"||Michael Jackson||Michael Jackson||4:54|
|10.||"Stand by Me"||Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller||Ben E. King||3:00|
- Rivers Cuomo – guitars, lead vocals, piano, keyboards, backing vocals
- Patrick Wilson – drums, percussion, backing vocals, production
- Brian Bell – guitars, keyboard, backing vocals, lead vocals (on "Paranoid")
- Scott Shriner – bass guitar, backing vocals