“No Scrubs” by TLC is one of the many bizarre and wonderful covers on Weezer’s new “Teal Album”. And it sounds like the ladies are fans.
Chilli says, quote, “When I heard it, I loved it! They did a great job. I hope we can perform it together.”
She was especially impressed by how they didn’t change the lyrics and sing it from a male perspective . . . quote, “When guys do it I go, ‘Clearly, they’re not scrubs.’ If they were scrubs, they wouldn’t sing the song with this type of confidence.”
Rivers Cuomo explained why he decided to do that . . . quote, “I saw this tweet that said, ‘If you’re a guy covering a song by a girl, you gotta keep the pronouns. For those three minutes, you’re gay.’ So I was like, ‘Cool, let’s try this.'”