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Weezer have formally introduced full particulars of their long-promised ‘Seasons’ project – a new EP is ready to come out this week.
Final yr, the band laid out plans to put out a monolithic four albums in 2022, which they’ve dubbed the ‘Seasons’ saga.
Every of the project’s albums – which now seem to be shorter EPs – are due to be launched on the primary day of each season subsequent yr, and can function its personal distinctive musical fashion.
As promised, the spring equinox lands on Sunday (March 20), and the primary EP within the collection, ‘SZNZ: Spring’, will arrive on that day.
Taking to Twitter, the band defined: “This yr we’re releasing 4 EPs impressed by magic, Pagan myths, non secular rituals, Vivaldi’s The 4 Seasons, Shakespeare & extra (a lot extra). Every one will take you on a fascinating journey.”
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has provided up a collection of hints of the project’s varied musical instructions over latest months.
As he teased, one of the four records will be inspired by Elliot Smith, whereas one other will likely be inspired by Weezer themselves.
“Spring is sort of like glad chill,” he stated of the upcoming springtime EP. “After which we transfer via to dance rock, like a Strokes-style album for the autumn.” He went on to add the aforementioned “Elliott Smith-style” album will likely be a “unhappy acoustic” launch that can arrive for winter.
Elsewhere, Weezer celebrated their 30th anniversary last month (February 15), and promised followers: “We’re nowhere close to the top of our story.”
See the paintings (Cover Art) for ‘SZNZ: Spring’ beneath.
This year we’re releasing 4 EPs inspired by magic, Pagan myths, religious rituals, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Shakespeare & more (so much more). Each one will take you on an enchanting journey.
The first of the four EPs, SZNZ: Spring is coming out on the Spring Equinox, 3/20. pic.twitter.com/pfW4LzY5vK
— weezer (@Weezer) March 11, 2022