Weezer doesn’t care what you say about them anyway, they don’t care about that. That’s probably why the band joined Jimmy Fallon’s Ragtime Gals on Tuesday to perform a barbershop quartet version of “Buddy Holly.”
Except, you know, if you add three members to that loudly striped singing group it becomes a barbershop septet.
Whatever, it’s a fun version of a dope song — just watch the video above.
And remember the “Happy Days” tribute “Buddy Holly” music video below. It’s much better than all those covers the band’s been bothering with lately.
After “blessing the rains” with their take on Toto’s “Africa” last year, Weezer really leaned into the whole cover business. In January, the alt-rock veterans dropped a surprise album full of 10 unoriginal tracks, or as they described it, “It’s us covering everyone else’s hits.”
One of those hits featured on “The Teal Album” is TLC’s “No Scrubs” — which has caused quite a break in the Weezer fanbase on Twitter. It seems some users don’t want no cover of the R&B girl group’s 1999 classic and others would like to sit in the passenger side of Weezer’s ride while listening to the track.
Read all about those mixed reviews here.