The Relationship

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The Relationship
Genres Rock, Alternative Rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Golden State
Website Official Website
Members Brian Bell
Nate Shaw
Jon LaRue
Anthony Burulcich

The Relationship is an American rock band formed in 2006 by Weezer guitarist Brian Bell and Nate Shaw of Die Hunns. The band includes bassist Jon LaRue and drummer Anthony Burulicich.

In November 2010, the band released their debut album, The Relationship, on Golden State Records.

First Album[edit]

Recording of The Relationship's first album is taking place at Bell's private home studio in the city of Los Angeles on an analog 8 track. Sean Lennon mentioned in a recent interview that he will appear with Bell on The Relationship's debut record.[1] Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo and Bell co-wrote a song together for the project titled "Hand to Hold," however, Bell has stated he that does not think it will be on their debut album.[2]

Bell has posted twenty songs to date on the band's Myspace page: "You Rock My Heart," "Please Help Me," "Something More," "Together Tomorrow," "Thought I Knew," "Happiness," "Amy Magazine," "3rd Gnossiennes," "In Love with Love," "Are You Gonna Be?," "Hand to Hold," "Will I Ever See Her Again?," "Mother Night," "Ugly Things," "Mow the Lawn," "Young Temptations," "Mistake Maker," "Sweet on You," "Oh Allen," and "Clown Song."

Two versions of "Are You Gonna Be?, "Hand To Hold", "Mother Night, "Please Help Me, "Something More, "Thought I Knew", "Together Tomorrow," and "Will I Ever See Her Again?" were posted.

"Hand to Hold" is a reworked version of the Weezer song "Private Message," co-written by Rivers Cuomo. Bell asked Cuomo if he could take a stab at the song since Weezer never officially released it.

The band debuted some new songs at their first show on December 15 at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City, Utah . The debut record is nearly complete.

In a December 18, 2007 weezer.com update the following was posted: "According to Brian,his other band The Relationship is back on track with some fresh faces in the mix and new recordings are in the pipeline."

"Thought I Knew" was re-worked and rerecorded by Weezer for their 2008 self-titled album, although Brian claims the Relationship version will be included on the Relationship album. The Relationship opened for Weezer on three California shows on their 2008 Troublemaker Tour, with Bell pulling double duty with both bands.

The mixing of The Relationship's debut album was finished on October 29, 2008. On November 17, 2010, the cover art for The Relationship's self-titled debut was revealed via the band's Facebook page. It was released digitally on Amazon and iTunes on November 30, 2010. Brian Bell also signed and notarized physical copies for fans at Weezer's Memories Tour shows.

Discography[edit]

  • The Relationship (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "09/24/06 I want people to be afraid of how much they love me". Weezer.com. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Brian Bell Fan Interview 2006". Weezer.com. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 

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