• ARTIST: Weezer
  • SONG: The Good Life (Live At X96 1997)
  • ALBUM: Pinkerton (Deluxe Edition)
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merlin:

Weezer - “The Good Life” (Live At X96; Pinkerton Deluxe Edition; 1997)

Mostly acoustic, delightful, direct, and wonderfully shambling at parts.

From where I stand, Pinkerton stands as Weezer’s high-water mark.

Relevant to this tune:

During this time, Cuomo, who was born with one leg shorter than the other, received leg surgery intended to lengthen his right leg, followed by painful physiotherapy sessions; this affected his songwriting, as he would spend long periods hospitalized, unable to walk without the use of a cane, and under the influence of painkillers.…

04/12/12
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  1. medacris reblogged this from sharpless and added:
    Mm, I like this one too. I haven’t heard much Weezer acoustic, it’s something I should really check into more.
  2. lascorcho reblogged this from merlin and added:
    whaaat…? never knew about Rivers’ leg issues.
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    "I don’t wanna be an old man anymore” I don’t claim to be a Weezer expert, but I’m embarrassed to admit that I always...
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