Memories (Weezer song)

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"Memories"
Single by Weezer (featuring the cast of Jackass)
from the album Hurley and Jackass 3D Soundtrack
Released August 10, 2010
Recorded 2010
Genre Alternative rock, power pop, post-punk revival
Length 3:16
Label Epitaph
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo
Producer(s) Rivers Cuomo
Weezer (featuring the cast of Jackass) singles chronology
"Represent"
(2010)
"Memories"
(2010)
"Hang On"
(2011)

"Memories" is a song by the band Weezer. It is the opening track and first single from their 2010 album Hurley [1] and was first released online on August 10, 2010. Following the death of Jackass member Ryan Dunn, the video became the most searched for video on YouTube. In the movie appear scenes with the cast of "Jackass" recording the song with Weezer as background voices.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Memories" debuted on September 9, 2010 on the TV show Jersey Shore.[2] The video was shot on Super 8 cameras and filmed on the locations of the skate video "The Search for Animal Chin".[3] The clip features Weezer playing next to and inside an empty pool while various skateboarders do tricks around them.[3] The video track also features the cast of Jackass on backing vocals, and clips from the movie Jackass 3-D.[2]

Other uses[edit]

This song's backing track was also used on Auto-Tune the news #13 featuring the band. It was also used in the ending credits of Jackass 3D. This song was also played at Wembley Stadium when Birmingham City lifted the League Cup trophy. Following the death of Ryan Dunn, and Weezer performing the song as a tribute to him during their following concerts, it has been considered by Jackass fans as Dunns unofficial tribute song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Memories" - 3:16

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Japan (Japan Hot 100) (Billboard)[4] 20
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[4] 21
US Rock Songs (Billboard)[4] 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Epitath Record: Weezer - Hurley". Epitaph. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  2. ^ a b Koch, Karl (2010-09-09). "Memories video premiere (for real)". Weezer.com. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  3. ^ a b Anderson, Kyle (2010-09-09). "Weezer's 'Memories' Video Premieres". MTV. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  4. ^ a b c "Weezer - Artist Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-06-07.