Ball’s in your court, Weezer.
Following Weezer’s release of their cover of Toto’s 1982 hit “Africa,” Toto returned the favor — or returned fire, depending on how you see it — this week, revealing their take on Rivers Cuomo and company’s 2001 chestnut “Hash Pipe.”
And yes, it’s pretty smoking.
The band tore into the churning paean to substance use at The Centre in Vancouver, Canada on Monday, during the inaugural date of the group’s 40 Trips Around the Sun 40th anniversary tour.
Weezer surprised and delighted fans with their take on “Africa” in May, after a months-long Twitter campaign launched by a persistent fan going by the handle @weezerafrica, who began the quest in December. The group initially took a run at Toto’s hit “Rosanna,” eventually blessing the fan’s wish with a proper “Africa” cover.
And now, this bit of cover-to-cover excitement.
Check out Toto’s take on “Hash Pipe” in the video below. Hurry boys and girls, it’s waiting there for you.