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Welcome to Post-Pinkerton, a podcast about Weezer, hosted by John Carroll

Jul 4, 2018

Ep. 25. John is once again joined by Alex Rice, co-host of the Bruce Springsteen Song of the Week podcast, to discuss "The Organ Player," a demo from Weezer's scrapped fifth album sessions. John and Alex talk about why the song marks a pivotal turning point in Rivers Cuomo's evolution as a songwriter.


1. "The Organ Player" (July 2, 2002) on YouTube

2. "The Organ Player" (July 16, 2002) on YouTube


1. "The Organ Player" at


1. "The Organ Player" at Weezerpedia

2. Album 5 Demos at Weezerpedia

3. Bruce Springsteen Song of the Week podcast at Soundcloud

4. Alex Rice on Twitter