Weezer has done it again in a stroke of viral genius. With their recent exclusive Yahoo! video release of the song "Trouble Maker, they offer a encore show-stealing performance. Just as they did with the ground-breaking YouTube release of their hit "Pork and Beans", where they featured a number of viral internet video "stars", the group breaks new ground by once again, calling upon a "crowd sourced' concept, getting their fans into the act in a very special way. In August, the band shot the video for Troublemaker in Los Angeles where they summoned fans to help them break several world records. The entire shoot was overseen by Guiness Book of World Records official Stuart Claxton, who was their to verify the group's record-breaking efforts and verify the events which included:
- Longest Guitar Hero World Tour Marathon, lasting for 10 hours, 12 minutes and 54 seconds
- Largest Air Guitar Ensemble which included 233 participants
- Largest Game of Dodgeball which consisted of two teams of 50 people each
- Most People in a Custard Pie Fight with 120 individuals
- The Biggest Weezer Logo Made of Nachos
- Most People Riding on a Skateboard with 22 people on a single ride
You've got to love this band's creativity, innovation and just plain kick-assedness. And now, we bring you Weezer's - Troublemaker...
I'm gonna be a star
Will crane necks
To get a glimpse of me
If I am having a sex
And my moves
Why I am so unlike
In the other bands
Indeed you are Rivers Cuomo, indeed you are. Once again, bravo.