Maybe it’s because it’s my birthday this week, maybe it’s because there’s been so much work to do lately, maybe it’s because quarantining has got us all so… quarantined. Maybe it’s because I only just discovered Pinkerton was re-released as a bonus edition with extra tracks including live acoustic versions and I’ve listened to it multiple times. Whatever the case, this song’s been stuck in my head all week.
It’s time I got back, it’s time I got back
And I don’t even know how I got off the track
I wanna go back, yeah!
Here’s Weezer’s classic, “The Good Life” in its 90s-slacker glory, along with a noteworthy acoustic version (that crowd!), and all you need to know about debating Weezer via SNL (yes, I’m team Leslie Jones all the way):