Rivers Cuomo covers “Don’t Worry Baby” by the Beach Boys

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo brought along an a capella group for this rendition. This song just slays me every time I hear it. If it’s possible The Beach Boys may be the only group in music history that is both underrated and overrated at the same time. Pet Sounds along with a few other albums are so remarkably good that it’s easy to look past a lot of the shit they released.

In many ways this is also like Weezer. I’m convinced that Pinkerton is the Pet Sounds for my generation. There I said it. This was performed as part of Stereogum’s Decomposted series, which brings musicians into a studio to play stripped down versions of their songs. (I still think I prefer My Old Kentucky Blog’s Laundro Matinee, but whatevs)

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