Sessions@AOL (2009)

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Weezer performed on Sessions@AOL on Thursday, October 22, 2009. Celebrity guest performers included rapper Chamillionaire, pop songstress Sara Bareilles and smooth-jazz king Kenny G.
Rivers Cuomo flashing some skin while performing "I'm Your Daddy" with Kenny G.

Overview

In keeping with the spirit of collaboration that Rivers Cuomo seemed to be in before and during the release of Raditude, each of the five songs recorded featured a guest performer.

Set list

Rivers' outfits

Rivers changed outfits for each performance. Notably, each of the outfits had been worn during other recent promotional appearances.

  • "I'm Your Daddy" - gray and blue striped t-shirt and black jacket, worn previously in the "Pork and Beans" music video
  • "Can't Stop Partying" - white suit, worn previously for the performance of "The Greatest Man That Ever Lived" on the Spike Video Game Awards
  • "I Want You To" - blue business suit, worn previously during the Sessions@AOL (2008) performance of "Miss Sweeney"
  • "Brain Stew" - red and white striped pajamas and headband, previously worn in the video for "My Brain Is Working Overtime"
  • "Butterfly" - same suit as "Can't Stop Partying" but without the jacket and tie

Release

Two of the sessions' tracks, "I'm Your Daddy" and "Brain Stew", were released on the 2010 EP ...Happy Record Store Day!. A different, acoustic duet version of "I Want You To", recorded elsewhere, was also released on the EP. Also, this version of "Butterfly" was released as a part of a digital-download charity compilation in early 2010.

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