|NFC News Weezer reveals Nirvana influence|
From MTV: "Weezer are returning with a new album next month and in one track have revealed how Nirvana inspired them to form the band. On Heart Songs the group- fronted by Rivers Cuomo- list their influences and mention legends Nirvana.
The lyrics run: 'Back in 1991 I wasn’t having any fun, Until my roommate said C'mon and put a brand new record on, It had a baby on it, he was naked on it, And then I heard the chords that broke the chains I had upon me.'
The reference to a naked baby is clearly about Nirvana's classic album Nevermind."
Full story here.
Back in 1998, Weezer played an entire show of Nirvana covers under the name "Goat Punishment".
|Posted or updated: 05-25-2008 @ 4:51 AM (GMT) by RH.|
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