Spring has officially sprung, and Weezer marked the event with a whimsical, fantasy-filled rendition of the group’s new solitary “A Very little Bit of Love” on Jimmy Kimmel Reside. The band remodeled the late-evening show’s stage into a fanciful forest, full with a creepy mandolin-playing rabbit and frontman Rivers Cuomo sporting a pair of pointy elf ears.
Opposite to the unhappy sack nerd rock that propelled Weezer to fame in the early 90s, “A Small Bit of Love” is a blithe and uplifting ambling rock amount, jam-packed with inspirational aphorisms. “Take a appear at the place you started from/And wherever you are nowadays/You climbed mountains, swam oceans/You bought knocked down and saved goin’,” Cuomo sings in the song’s chorus. “In the conclude you know you have bought to say/A minimal bit of really like goes a really long way.”
The keep track of is highlighted on the band’s hottest release, SZNZ: Spring — which Rolling Stone termed “suitably lighthearted proper as a result of the closing monitor” — marking the initially of four seasonally influenced EPs scheduled to get there from Cuomo and Co. this calendar year. Just about every launch also capabilities an interpolation of a movement from Vivaldi’s famed violin concertos, The 4 Seasons.
“Spring is kind of like happy chill,” Cuomo said of the SZNZ venture final year. “And then we transfer via to dance rock, like a Strokes-design and style album for the slide, and then unfortunate acoustic, Elliott Smith-model for winter season.”