Spring has formally sprung, and Weezer marked the event with a whimsical, fantasy-filled rendition of the group’s new single “A Little Little bit of Love” on Jimmy Kimmel Dwell. The band reworked the late-night present’s stage into a whimsical 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 within the early 90s, “A Little Little bit of Love” is a blithe and uplifting ambling rock quantity, jam-packed with inspirational aphorisms. “Check out the place you began from/And the place you might be at present/You climbed mountains, swam oceans/You bought knocked down and saved goin’,” Cuomo sings within the music’s refrain. “Ultimately you already know you’ve received to say/A bit bit of affection goes a fairly good distance.”
The monitor is featured on the band’s newest launch, SZNZ: Spring — which Rolling Stone referred to as “suitably lighthearted proper by means of the closing monitor” — marking the primary of 4 seasonally impressed EPs scheduled to reach from Cuomo and Co. this yr. Every launch additionally options an interpolation of a motion from Vivaldi’s famed violin concertos, The 4 Seasons.
“Spring is sort of like joyful chill,” Cuomo mentioned of the SZNZ undertaking final yr. “After which we transfer by means of to bop rock, like a Strokes-style album for the autumn, after which unhappy acoustic, Elliott Smith-style for winter.”