Unless he’s on Twitter, that is, in which case the weirdness flows freely from his head.
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As front man of Weezer, Rivers Cuomo has penned enough power pop anthems to put a poet laureate to shame.
But behind the lyrical sorcery is just a regular dad in specs – a guy who would sooner take a vow of silence than yabber on about himself.
(I’ve preserved the original spelling and punctuation of his tweets.) “I’ve been wondering when someone was going to use my tweets for an interview,” he says, settling onto a couch in the studio lounge.
But he has one warning before we start: “I don’t know what the point of Twitter is.”Where did all my weird thoughts go before I had twitter?
I edited two articles he wrote for the magazine about life on the road.
(Sample excerpt: “‘How many emotional outbursts are we allowed?
But he still has lots of unusual thoughts and obsessions bouncing around his skull, as revealed by his Twitter account.
Since July 2009, he’s posted over 1,200 tweets, from “Caught my wife looking at nudie pictures of dogs and horses online” to “The reason for my massive, continued success?
I haven’t been around for some of his blackest days – like 1998-1999, which he largely spent alone in an apartment with the windows covered, compulsively writing songs – but over the years, I’ve gradually seen him become more comfortable in his own skin.
At 9am on a Monday morning, I meet Rivers at a recording studio on the west side of Los Angeles, California. ” he asks the receptionist, who doesn’t recognise him – understandably, since in his specs and chinos, he looks more like an engineer than the lead singer of a band.