Weezer, ‘Weekend Woman’ | Track Review
Weezer returns with “Weekend Woman,” the fourth teaser track from their album, ‘Pacific Daydream,’ arriving October 27.
Some bands seem to fade and lose interest in recording new music past their prime. Weezer isn’t one of those bands. While their popularity and relevance have diminished over the years, the alt-rockers continue to be prolific. Once more, Weezer returns with a new album, Pacific Daydream, due October 27. “Weekend Woman” marks the fourth single/teaser track issued from Pacific Daydream, following “Feels Like Summer,” “Mexican Fender,” and “Beach Boys.”
“Weekend Woman” is a mid-tempo cut with some vintage pop sensibilities. It sounds like it hails from a different time or era. The guitars arrive on the chorus, giving the record a bit more of a rock quality. The pre-chorus serves as a fantastic lead-in to the chorus, helping to build-up the energy. The chorus is highly respectable:
“Fell in love on a Sunday / By Monday morning I drifted away / All I want is to see her / All I want is to reach my weekend woman.”
The bridge is a stark contrast to the verse, pre-chorus, and chorus sections. The element of surprise and unpredictability is a pro. Speaking of pros and cons, the production work is generally a pro (Butch Walker). That said, it is big for most of the song and at times a bit messy. Still, that’s a nitpick, not a glaring con.
Speaking of those ugly glaring cons, there are none on “Weekend Woman.” Weezer bring the goods on their fourth single from Pacific Daydream. All in all, “Weekend Woman” is enjoyable with some great musical moments.