See Weird Al Shred Accordion With Weezer on 'Africa' Cover

Halfway into Weezer’s über-ironic cover of Toto’s “Africa” during Wednesday’s Los Angeles concert, they intended up. “Ladies and gentlemen, greatfully acquire ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic!” Rivers Cuomo exclaimed.

Yankovic came out with a critical demeanour on his face, accordion in palm and doubled adult Cuomo’s guitar solo.  He afterwards took a mic for a turn of “Hurry boys, she’s watchful there for you” and assimilated in on a chorus. When they finished, Cuomo and Yankovic faced off with any other and shredded on their instruments.

Weezer unveiled their cover of a Toto hit this past open as a response to a Twitter comment @WeezerAfrica vagrant them for months to play it. The rope thankful a fan and threw in a nasal cover of Toto’s “Rosanna” for good measure. When Weezer debuted “Africa” live during a Jun taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live!,Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro assimilated them for a instrumental break. They’ve given done it a tack of their summer debate set lists.

Amused by a cover, Toto responded in kind in Jul with their possess cover of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe.” “We figured given we were smoking crush given before they were born, that’s a one we should do,” guitarist Steve Lukather told a assembly in Vancouver where they debuted a cover. “This is a reverence to Weezer. God magnify ’em.”

Weezer are close to jacket adult a summer tour where they’ve been upheld by a Pixies. The final date of a trek will be in Phoenix this weekend. Weezer afterwards have a integrate of dates but Pixies subsequent week.

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