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Weezer Mixes The Beach Boys and The Clash on New Album, “Pacific Daydream”

Weezer: Pacific DaydreamThe new Weezer album was supposed to be a darker, moodier counterpoint to their last self-titled record referred to as The White Album. However, when the band got together a different mood presented itself. Pacific Daydream is their 11th album and shows a new tonal character for the group.

“I’m going to say [it sounds] somewhere between The Beach Boys and The Clash,” bassist Scott Shriner told The Brag. “What’s really neat about this record is the middle eight sections, which I think are super interesting. They’re some of the coolest bridges we’ve ever had on any album. They’re usually the part of every song that I get really happy about.”

Get a taste of that sound (and Shriner’s bubbly bass work) with the track “Get Right”:

Pacific Daydream is available now on CD, vinyl and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Pacific Daydream Track List:

  1. Mexican Fender
  2. Beach Boys
  3. Feels Like Summer
  4. Happy Hour
  5. Weekend Woman
  6. QB Blitz
  7. Sweet Mary
  8. Get Right
  9. La Mancha Screwjob
  10. Any Friend of Diane’s

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