Weezer launched the ultimate chapter of their ongoing SZNZ EP venture, SZNZ: Winter, on Wednesday (Dec. 21) by way of Crush Music/Atlantic Data.
Dropped by the band on the winter solstice, the seven-track EP comprises lead single “I Desire a Canine” in addition to cuts like “Iambic Pentameter,” “Darkish Sufficient to See the Stars” and nearer “The Darkish and Dreamless Sleep,” and completes the seasonal release cycle that started final March with SZNZ: Spring. SZNZ: Summer time got here subsequent on the summer season solstice in June, adopted by SZNZ: Autumn on the September equinox.
“This yr we’re releasing 4 EPs every impressed by magic, Pagan myths, spiritual rituals, Vivaldi’s The 4 Seasons, Shakespeare and extra (a lot extra). Each will take you on a fascinating journey,” the foursome shared when saying the venture again at the beginning of the yr. The EPs are all tied collectively by interpolating a motion of “The 4 Seasons” in a track on every.
To coincide with the sprawling, yearlong venture, Weezer initially deliberate — and introduced — a five-show Broadway run titled SZNZ: In Residence, however the residency was canceled months later in August as a result of low ticket gross sales and “unbelievably excessive” manufacturing bills.
This fall, Weezer held their very first “Weezerween” pumpkin carving contest, providing the successful fan the possibility to see their Halloween-inspired creation on a large billboard someplace in America. Final month, the band additionally launched the lo-fi music video for SZNZ: Autumn lead-off “What Occurs After You.”
Stream Weezer’s SZNZ: Winter beneath.