Weezer are no stranger to pop culture references when it comes to their music video, and this time around with “Go Away,” they lampoon dating app Tinder.
Rivers Cuomo is trying to shoot the perfect photo “look” for his dating profile with the help of his bandmates, from the classic “surfer dude” to “frat boy” to “hipster,” in hopes to get that fateful swipe from one lady in particular. To the surprise of no one, none these looks work, but in an absurd last-ditch effort, Rivers eventually gets the girl.
BTW: For those watching that are getting ideas, we really don’t recommend doing what Rivers did in the end. That could easily backfire in real life.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.