|Birth name||Mark Jonathan Davis|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Vocalist, Parodist|
Richard Cheese is a character performed by comedian and musician Mark Jonathan Davis, frontman of the comedy cover band Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine. His band famously performs popular songs in a lounge/swing music style.
In 2003, Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine released Tuxicity, which features a lounge cover of Weezer's "Buddy Holly." The band would again cover Weezer on their 2009 album OK Bartender, which included a lounge cover of "Perfect Situation," and again on their 2010 album Johnny Aloha: Lavapalooza, which included a tiki rendition of "Island in the Sun".
The group appears on the compilation CD The Cornerstone Player 016 with the song "Last Resort." A previously unreleased acoustic recording of "Buddy Holly" by Weezer also appears on the compilation album.
- The Cornerstone Player 016 (2000)
- Tuxicity (2002) (features a cover of "Buddy Holly")
- OK Bartender (2009) (features a cover of "Perfect Situation")
- Lavapalooza (Tiki Music Versions Of Rock And Rap Hits!) (2010) (features a cover of "Island in the Sun")