Hear Weezer's Rousing New Song 'Feels Like Summer'

Band announces tour dates, details about 2017 album

Weezer released a new single, "Feels Like Summer," and announced tour dates in the U.S., Europe, and Canada.

Weezer mix stadium rock with elements of electronic dance music in their new single, "Feels Like Summer." The song will appear on the band's upcoming 11th album later this year. 

"Feels Like Summer" is precisely engineered for warm weather. Weezer built the song around a cheerful, springy keyboard riff and a mini-drop leading into the chorus. The song also incorporates some unexpected flourishes, like the fast-moving hi-hats ubiquitous in trap music and spurts of electronic background vocals.  

Weezer will debut "Feels Like Summer" live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday next week, ahead of a short April tour in Canada and the United States. In October, Weezer will head to Europe, on their first tour there since 2005.

The band said it will release the follow-up to last year's Weezer in 2017. Weezer debuted at Number One on both the Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts. The LP also spawned two minor hits at rock radio in "Thank God for Girls" and "King of the World."

Since the release of Weezer, the band put out a deluxe version of the record with four new tracks. In addition, lead singer Rivers Cuomo joined the electronic duo Zeds Dead on the song "Too Young."

Weezer Tour Dates

March 17 - Austin, TX @ Brazos Hall (Crush Music showcase)
March 18 - Austin, TX @ Rachael Ray's Feedback Party
March 31 - Saskatoon, CAN @ SaskTel Centre
April 2 - Winnipeg, CAN @ MTS Centre
April 4 - Edmonton, CAN @ Shaw Conference Center
April 5 - Calgary, CAN @ Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
April 6 - Dawson Creek, CAN @ EnCana Events Centre
April 8 - Penticton, CAN @ South Okanagan Event Centre
April 9 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
May 3 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Sunfest 2017
May 4 - St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
May 12 - Charlotte, NC @ 106.5 The End's Birthday Bash
May 14 - Columbia, MD @ DC101 Kerfuffle 2017
May 19-21 - Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Festival
May 28 - Boston, MA @ Boston Calling
June 15 - Dover, DE @ Dover International Speedway
June 16 - Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
June 24 - Mountain View, CA @ ID10T Music Festival + Comic Conival
June 25 - Pasadena, CA @ Arroyo Seco Weekend
July 14-16 - Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
August 18-20 - Oro-Medonte, CAN @ The Big Feastival
September 15-16 - Del Mar, CA @ KABOO
October 15 - Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle
October 16 - Cologne, Germany @ Ewerk
October 18 - Brussels, Belgium @ AB
October 19 - Paris, France @ Olympia
October 21 - Tilburg, Holland @ O13
October 23 - Leeds, UK @ Academy
October 24 - Glasgow, Scotland @ O2 Academy
October 25 - Manchester, UK @ Apollo
October 27 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy
October 27 - London, UK @ Wembley Arena