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TAKING BACK SUNDAY share their version of WEEZER classic “My Name Is Jonas”

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Long Island emo rockers TAKING BACK SUNDAY have shared their version of My Name Is Jonas by WEEZER, released as a part of Photo Finish Recordsโ€™ ongoing 15th anniversary celebration. Listen below.

“While on the road, one of the band members started playing the opening chords to Weezerโ€™s Blue Album cut โ€œMy Name Is Jonasโ€ during soundcheck, and the song soon became a mainstay of their setlist.” – shares Consequence Of Sound, who premiered the song. “โ€œIn 2019 we were on tourโ€ฆ a lot! Over time soundcheck got pretty laborious,โ€ bassist Shaun Cooper tells Consequence about the cover. โ€œOne day before a show in Cincinnati, Ohio, somebody started playing the opening chords to โ€˜My Name is Jonas.โ€™ The rest of us jumped in and played the song damn near perfectly on the very first try.โ€”

“”As lifelong fans of Weezer, Taking Back Sunday found joy in playing โ€œMy Name is Jonasโ€ together to break up the โ€œmonotony of day-to-day touring life.โ€ Soon enough, they took the track to the stage, and on a day off, into the studio. โ€œWe started adding the song to our setlist and recorded it on a day off in Buffalo, New York,โ€ recalled Cooper. โ€œWe love this song and we hope our rendition does it justice. We hope you enjoy!โ€”

Catch Taking Back Sunday live at the following stops:

10/15 โ€” Spokane, WA @ Spokane Pavilion at Riverfront *
10/16 โ€” Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater *
10/18 โ€” San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic *
10/19 โ€” Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre *
10/21 โ€” San Diego, CA @ Gallagher Square at Petco Park *
10/23 โ€” Irvine, CA @ Chainfest
10/25 โ€” Nassau, BS @ S.S. Neverender
12/10 โ€” Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
12/11 โ€” Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
03/01 โ€” Newcastle, UK @ Newcastle City Hall
03/02 โ€” Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy Glasgow
03/04 โ€” Manchester, UK @ Victoria Warehouse
03/05 โ€” Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy Birmingham
03/06 โ€” London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton

* = w/ Jimmy Eat World ** = w/ Alkaline Trio

Weezer live at the Hella Mega Tour with Green Day and Fall Out Boy:

June 19 Ernst-Happel Stadion โ€“ Vienna, Austria
June 21 Antwerps Sportpaleis โ€“ Antwerp, Belgium
June 22 Stadspark โ€“ Groningen, Netherlands
June 24 London Stadium โ€“ London, UK
June 25 John Smithโ€™s Stadium โ€“ Huddersfield, UK
June 27 Venue TBA โ€“ Dublin, Ireland
June 29 Bellahouston Park โ€“ Glasgow, UK
July 2 Paris La Defense Arena โ€“ Paris, France

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