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Covered: WEEZER Deliver a Double-Dose of TOTO with “Rosanna” and “Africa”

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The Gods must be crazy… I was browsing Spotify out on my deck this past Friday afternoon, taking a scroll through all the new releases when I stopped on Weezer“Rosanna.” My friend Shaun turned to me and asked, “Weezer covered Toto?” Within a few seconds, our kids’ playdate was soundtracked by the smooth sounds of Rivers Cuomo and the crew covering the lead single from Toto‘s 1982 album, Toto IV. Entertaining, yes – but not exactly the Toto cover that Weezer fans had been asking for. Well, all was made right this morning with the release of “Africa.” Listen to both below…

Now I do have to point out that the bar for Toto covers was set pretty high last August when Leo Moracchioli of Frog Leap Studios released his metal version. To-date, the collaboration with YouTube singer Hannah Boulton has over 21 million plays…

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