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Jun 26, 2019

Ep. 72. John discusses "Queen of Earth," a scrapped Album 5 demo that was a departure for the band in terms of its lyrics and sound. John examines why he didn't like it back in 2002, why it's grown on him, and how the band's experiment with a fifth member impacted the initial demo fans heard.


1. "Queen of Earth" (6/25/2002) on YouTube

2. "Queen of Earth (7/16/2002) on YouTube


1. "Queen of Earth" at


1. "Queen of Earth" at Weezerpedia

2. Album 5 Demos at Weezerpedia 

3. Maladroit at Weezerpedia 

4. Ryan Maynes at Weezerpedia

5. Arlo at Sub Pop Records

6. May 27, 2010 Missoula Independent article

7. Office Demos at Weezerpedia 


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