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Rivers Cuomo Dropping Second Japanese Album

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is turning Japanese for a second time.

Cuomo has teamed with Scott Murphy from Allister for a second Scott & Rivers album recorded in Japanese. The 12-song set features the single "Fun In The Sun" and is due out April 12 exclusively in Japan; The duo's first effort was released there in 2013.

FUN IN THE SUN feat.PES (RIP SLYME) by Scott & Rivers

Stream FUN IN THE SUN feat.PES (RIP SLYME) by Scott & Rivers from desktop or your mobile device

Weezer, meanwhile, is currently on tour as it prepares for the release of its 11th studio album later this year; It's already released a video for the new single, "Feels Like Summer."

Weezer - Feels Like Summer (Official Video)

We decided to skip spring entirely and go straight to summer. Our new single "Feels Like Summer" from our forthcoming album (coming this summer) is out now in North America. Ex-US you'll see it up on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. by Friday.


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.