Watch Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Cover '90s Hits By R.E.M., Smashing Pumpkins & Oasis

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer
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Rivers Cuomo of Weezer performs during Live 105's Not So Silent Night at Oracle Arena on Dec. 9, 2017 in Oakland, Calif.

Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo played a solo acoustic set at The Hi Hat in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The performance lasted almost two hours and included lots of Weezer songs plus a few classic covers, and thanks to one industrious bootlegger, you can watch the whole thing right here.

Cuomo opened with R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” and immediately followed it with another early ’90s MTV staple, the Smashing Pumpkins’ “Today.” Much later in the set, he busted out the Oasis epic “Champagne Supernova,” and he ended things with Pixies’ still-ubiquitous “Where Is My Mind?” (Pixies and Weezer are heading out on a co-headlining tour this summer.) The bulk of the performance was tunes from throughout Weezer’s entire quarter-century discography.

YouTube user Rey Philip de Joya filmed the full performance and marked out the setlist on YouTube. Here’s that table of contents for your guidance:

01:11 Losing My Religion
05:34 Today
09:30 Island In The Sun
13:24 Across The Sea
18:44 (If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
22:24 El Scorcho
26:00 California Kids
29:24 Feels Like Summer
33:26 Beverly Hills
36:35 The Good Life
41:52 In the Garage
45:44 No Other One
48:55 Magic
53:04 Pork and Beans
56:07 Sober Up
1:00:23 Undone – The Sweater Song
1:04:56 L.A. Girlz
1:08:20 No One Else
1:12:10 Falling For You
1:16:03 Pink Triangle
1:20:27 Why Bother?
1:23:26 Perfect Situation
1:27:32 Champagne Supernova
1:32:09 Say It Ain’t So
1:37:14 Buddy Holly
1:44:30 Where Is My Mind?

Watch the full concert below.

Is it just me, or does Cuomo look like Ben Gibbard in this footage?

This article was originally published by Stereogum.


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