One Weezer fan wanted her fave band to cover Toto's "Africa" so bad, she created a Twitter account @WeezerAfrica and began a campaign to get this done.
Weezer tweeted out their cover of the 80's hit, and it's very good. It has that familiar 80's feel, while getting an update at the same time.
But this story isn't done! Weezer's version even got a reply from an original member of Toto in the form of this tweet.
Very flattered and thanks Weezer.— Steve Lukather (@stevelukather) May 29, 2018
We recorded this -2nd take NO rehearsal in 1981.
Not that anyone cares.. hahaha.
We were kids. Lived in the studio working on our stuff and every session in LA. Best times ever! Hope we meet someday.
Unless you hate us. hahaha