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Cool Tune: Weezer “Undone” (the sweater song)

It’s no secret…I’m a Weezer fan.

And this is a perfect song for those of you (i.e., me) who at times (once a week, at least) might feel like you’re just barely keeping it together. Like your very existence is as tenuous as one of those loose threads at the hem of your t-shirt, and if pulled, you may just end up lying on the floor…naked.

It seems, however, that others may have a different take on this song. On this forum, I read that it was about premature ejaculation…not an affliction I’m personally familiar with, at least, not like I’m familiar with full-on anxiety attacks. And to be honest, I’m not sure which would be worse.

But after looking at this picture closer…that guy IS wearing a sweater vest (and looks a bit shifty-eyed). Hmmm…

~tcb

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Weezer - Weezer - Undone (The Sweater Song)

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Monkeytoemomma // Aug 15, 2008 at 3:15 pm

    I LOVE that song! And I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Weezer! Glad to know that That Cool Broad loves them too! : )

    Premature ejaculation? Really? I never got that. I’ll have to ask hubby if that is his take of the song. I just thought it was a jaunty little ditty about broken relationships. Hmmm.

  • 2 Kelly // Aug 17, 2008 at 1:24 am

    I love Weezer, and it totally wouldn’t surprise me if it were really about premature ejaculation. Rivers is a weird little guy.

  • 3 Miss Attitude // Aug 19, 2008 at 5:01 am

    This song was one of my favorites from college! I had no idea about the other meaning.. oh my!
    “If you want to destroy my sweater. Hold this thread as I walk away… As I walk away…”

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