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Alternative 13/02/2019

Weezer Release Music Video For Their A-Ha Cover Of "Take On Me"

Weezer Release Music Video For Their A-Ha Cover Of "Take On Me"

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) The Weezer have released a music video for their cover of "Take On Me" from their latest hit album, Weezer (The Teal Album), taking a trip back to the 1980s paying tribute to the original music video by a-ha. The video stars up-and-coming band Calpurnia -- fronted by mega Weezer fan Finn Wolfhard of Stranger Things fame.
Weezer's release of Weezer (The Teal Album) not only blew up the internet, with over a hundred million streams globally, but also hit #1 at iTunes, reaching #1 on both Billboard's Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts, while also reaching #5 on the Billboard 200, making it their 10th top 10 on the chart.
In two weeks, Weezer will be returning to the road with Pixies this spring for a run of highly anticipated North American arena dates, including a recently announced headlining stop at New York City's prestigious Madison Square Garden with special guests TV On The Radio. They will then hit Coachella's Main Stage before heading to Europe for a number of dates and festivals. Tour dates are below.

Weezer (The Teal Album) precedes the band's forthcoming new album of original Weezer songs, Weezer (The Black Album), which will be released on March 1, 2019. Weezer (The Black Album) was produced by TV On The Radio's Dave Sitek, with whom the band worked for the first time. The album's songs were entirely written on piano by frontman Rivers Cuomo for the first time in Weezer history, creating some of the most satisfyingly awesome songs in the entire hits-filled Weezer catalogue. With band members switching up instruments in the studio, and choruses filtered through Sitek's own encyclopedic musical references of everything from Gorillaz to Can to Pink Floyd, Weezer (The Black Album) is the bold next step in the winning streak of acclaimed albums they've released since 2014. The album's current song, "Can't Knock The Hustle," recently became the band's sixteenth Top Ten single at Alternative Radio.

2019 U.S. TOUR DATES:
3/8/19 Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
3/10/19 Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
3/12/19 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
3/13/19 Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
3/14/19 Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
3/16/19 Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
3/17/19 Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
3/19/19 Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
3/20/19 Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
3/22/19 Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
3/24/19 St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
3/26/19 Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
3/27/19 Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
3/28/19 Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
3/30/19 St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
3/31/19 Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center
4/5/19 Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Arena
4/6/19 Portland, OR @ Moda Center
4/7/19 Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
4/9/19 Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
4/10/19 Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
4/12/19 Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Event Center
4/13/19 Indio, CA @ Coachella
4/20/19 Indio, CA @ Coachella
INTERNATIONAL TOUR DATES (SUPPORT TBD):
29 June London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
2 July Hamburg, DE @ Stadtpark
4 July Utrecht, HL @ Tivoli Vredenburg
7 July Bologna, Italy @ Sonic Park
8 July Zurich, CH @ Xtra






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