No One Else

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"No One Else"
No One Else cover
Album track by Weezer
Album Weezer (The Blue Album)
Released May 10, 1994
Recorded August-September 1993 at Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY
Length 3:04
Label Geffen
Writer Rivers Cuomo
RC# 138
Producer Ric Ocasek
Status Officially released
Live debut September 15, 1992
Listen The Blue Album version
Live acoustic version, Blue Album Deluxe
source: www.LastFM.com
Rivers Cuomo song chronology
"Please Sweet Peepers"
(RC# 137)
"No One Else"
(RC# 138)
"I Dropped the Bomb"
(RC# 139)
Weezer (The Blue Album) track listing
"My Name Is Jonas"
(1)
"No One Else"
(2)
"The World Has Turned and Left Me Here"
(3)
Weezer's third demo track listing
"No One Else"
(1)
"The World Has Turned and Left Me Here"
(2)
Say It Ain't So (UK Retail Cassette) track listing
"Say It Ain't So (Remix)"
(1)
"No One Else (Live Acoustic)"
(2)
Say It Ain't So (UK Retail CD/UK Retail 10" Single (Black Vinyl) ) track listing
"Say It Ain't So (Remix)"
(1)
"No One Else (Live Acoustic)"
(2)
"Jamie (Live Acoustic)"
(3)

"No One Else" is the second track on The Blue Album.

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Overview

"No One Else" was first recorded in the Summer (August) of 1992. In the Recording History, it is listed as a song in the same batch as The Purification of Water. It's first documented attempt by the band was during the The Kitchen Tape sessions.

The song was first played live on September 15, 1992 at the Coconut Teaser. Karl Koch described the event best when he said, "['No One Else' was] a song that started to steer the band in a previously invisible direction." Rather than sticking with a heavy Pixies-influenced sound, "No One Else" was one of the first songs to have the band wondering whether they were going in a "‘pop’, [or] too ‘commericial’ sounding" direction.

No One Else is often considered a fan favorite and is frequently played at live performances. Todd Sullivan listed it as one of the songs that caused him to take notice of Weezer. He referred to it as guys singing about "breaking up with a blabber mouth."

During a number of live shows in the summer of 2000, Weezer modified No One Else and Buddy Holly by adding an extended instrumental introduction. The band kept the introduction for Buddy Holly as a part of the performance until 2005, but dropped the introduction to No One Else after only a few shows.

Cuomo explained that "'No One Else' is the jealous-obsessive asshole in me freaking out on my girlfriend."

The song is also notable for being the only track on The Blue Album played in standard tuning - all other tracks were recorded a half step down, which Weezer usually uses.

Lyrics

My girl's got a big mouth
With which she blabbers a lot
She laughs at most everything
Whether it's funny or not
And if you see her
Tell her it's over now

I want a girl who will laugh for no one else
When I'm away she puts her makeup on the shelf
When I'm away she never leaves the house
I want a girl who laughs for no one else

My girl's got eyeballs
In the back of her head
She looks around and around
You know it makes me sad to see her like that
Please don't believe her
She says that for anyone
And if you see her tell her it's a hey, hey hey hey!

I want a girl who will laugh for no one else
When I'm away she puts her makeup on the shelf
When I'm away she never leaves the house
I want a girl who laughs for no one else

And if you see her tell her tell her it's over now

And if you see her tell her it's over now
And if you watch her go... and if you watch her go...
Watch her, watch her, watch her, watch her!

I want a girl who will laugh for no one else
When I'm away she puts her makeup on the shelf
When I'm away she never leaves the house
I want a girl who laughs for no one else, no one else
Yeah!

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