The guitar pop of Weezer has been interpreted by a cast of underground rock bands for the collection, Rock Music-A Tribute To Weezer, due February 5 from Dead Droid Records. Songs featured include, “Say It Ain’t So,” by Further Seems Forever; “Susanne,” by Midtown; and the Weezer rarity “Jaime,” as interpreted by Dashboard Confessional. A vinyl version includes two extra tracks.
The complete track listing is: “My Name Is Jonas” (Affinity), “No One Else” (Piebald), “Holiday” (Glasseater), “Surf Wax America” (Grade), “Say It Ain’t So” (Further Seems Forever), “The World Has Turned” (Christopher John a.k.a. Elliott), “Susanne,” (Midtown), “Jamie” (Dashboard Confessional), “El Scorcho” (the Stereo), “Tired Of Sex” (Mycomplex), “The Good Life” (Impossibles), “Only In Dreams” (Mock Orange), and “Butterfly” (Ataris).
In other Weezer news, the band is currently mixing its fourth album, dubbed Maladroit, in Los Angeles while also rehearsing for its upcoming tour. The Hyper Extended Midget Tour 2002 begins February 5 in Charlotte, North Carolina.