Rivers Cuomo attempts to impress Bethany Cosentino using 'Winder'
Weezer and Best Coast poke fun at Tinder and the world of online dating in their new video.
‘Go Away’ features Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast on vocals and the video sees Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo attempt to impress her by shooting the perfect ‘Winder’ profile picture. He tries various looks, including punk, surfer and frat boy, with Cosentino swiping left every time.
Undeterred by the rejection, Cuomo eventually find a way to ensure that he meets his online love interest. ‘Go Away’ originally appeared on 2014 Weezer album ‘Everything Will Be Alright In The End’. Watch the video below, now.
Meanwhile, DeTour, the proposed sitcom loosely based on the life of Cuomo, has been passed over by US network Fox.
The show was scripted by Steve Franks, who is behind US comedy detective series Psych. A pilot setting up the story of a 30-something rock star who is worried about his success, and walks away from the spotlight at the height of his career to rediscover the parts of his life he missed out on when he was becoming famous were filmed.
Actors Peter Gallagher and Olivia Thirlby shot the pilot with British actor Ben Aldridge cast as Cuomo.