Island in the Sun (Weezer song)

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"Island in the Sun" is a song by the American rock band Weezer.wikipedia
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"Island in the Sun" is a song by the American rock band Weezer.
With a more pop sound, and promoted by singles "Hash Pipe" and "Island in the Sun", the album was a commercial success and received mostly positive reviews.

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It is the second single from the band's 2001 self-titled album Weezer.
Three singles were released from the album: "Hash Pipe", "Island in the Sun", and "Photograph".

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In January 2002, the Australian Triple J Hottest 100 ranked the song 7 in its 2001 countdown.

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In January 2002, the Australian Triple J Hottest 100 ranked the song 7 in its 2001 countdown.

Maladroit

It is also a bonus track on some versions of Weezer's next album, Maladroit.
The European and Australian version of Maladroit features "Island in the Sun" from The Green Album as a bonus track.

Hash Pipe

The song is much lighter than the album's first single, "Hash Pipe".

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This video was directed by Spike Jonze.
Also in 2002, Jonze directed the Levi's commercial "Crazy Legs" and the videos for Beck's "Guess I'm Doing Fine", Björk's "It's in Our Hands" (filmed in night vision), and one of two versions of Weezer's "Island in the Sun".

Mikey Welsh

Only Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, and Pat Wilson appear in this video, as bassist Mikey Welsh had left the band shortly before shooting.
Weezer shot a new version of the video for their song, "Island in the Sun" without Welsh.

Rock music

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"Island in the Sun" is a song by the American rock band Weezer.

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"Island in the Sun" was not originally planned to be on the album, but producer Ric Ocasek fought for its inclusion.

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In 2009, Pitchfork named it the 495th greatest song of the 2000s.

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Only Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, and Pat Wilson appear in this video, as bassist Mikey Welsh had left the band shortly before shooting. In 2005, lead singer Rivers Cuomo would often open the band's encore by playing "Island in the Sun" alone on an acoustic guitar in the back of the venue they were playing.

Alternative rock

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"Island in the Sun" is an alternative rock and power pop song that runs for a duration of three minutes and twenty seconds.

Power pop

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"Island in the Sun" is an alternative rock and power pop song that runs for a duration of three minutes and twenty seconds.

Sheet music

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According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Music, it is written in the time signature of common time, with a moderate tempo of 116 beats per minute.

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According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Music, it is written in the time signature of common time, with a moderate tempo of 116 beats per minute.

Time signature

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According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Music, it is written in the time signature of common time, with a moderate tempo of 116 beats per minute.

Tempo

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According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Music, it is written in the time signature of common time, with a moderate tempo of 116 beats per minute.

Key (music)

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"Island in the Sun" is composed in the key of G major, while River Cuomo's vocal range spans one octave and two notes, from the low-note of E 4 to the high-note of G 5.

G major

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"Island in the Sun" is composed in the key of G major, while River Cuomo's vocal range spans one octave and two notes, from the low-note of E 4 to the high-note of G 5.

Vocal range

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"Island in the Sun" is composed in the key of G major, while River Cuomo's vocal range spans one octave and two notes, from the low-note of E 4 to the high-note of G 5.