Hello, readers, and welcome to Framed, where we have quite a treat for you! Last week, we featured the video for Weezer's great "Island in the Sun," and--this week--we're featuring the video for Weezer's great "Island In The Sun."
Huh? What's the deal? Has Framed flipped out?
Not at all! There were actually two videos for the song. Last week, we brought you the second, better-known version, and this week we're presenting the original, so-called "Hispanic Wedding" video.
You're probably wondering why they made two videos for this song. We think it's because the first one--this week's video--just wasn't very good! Wikipedia tells us that "the executives at MTV disliked the (Hispanic Wedding) video, prompting the band to film a second."
Happily, the second one was better, we guess, and the song was a modest hit. But let's go back and enjoy the original version of "Island In The Sun." It has nothing to do with the other version, or even the song's lyrics, so it's a lot like our typical captions. Anyway, please let us know: is this week's video that much worse than last week's? And should all musicians be forced to make back-up videos, just in case?
1 -- Meanwhile, back on the Island, a nuclear bomb was detonated, the dead came back to life, Jack wrecked the lighthouse, and the Professor built an oil refinery out of coconuts.
2 -- Weezer lawn ornaments are manufactured from durable, weatherproof resins, and made to look realistic.
3 -- "We're in luck, my dear. Global warming is over!"
4 -- "Let us drink, mis amigos! To a world I dream of: a world in which captions to music videos are timely and laced with all sorts of irony!"
5 -- "Ha ha ha. The ugly, overstuffed piñata represents former Vice President Cheney!"
6 -- Gummo, The Sentient Bubble, is a fan of Weezer and Hispanic weddings and often brings the gang from Bubbylonia!
7 -- It's true! Eric Clapton has been sent to the minors and must now play polkas, endlessly!
8 -- Another success story for SeekingAffluent.com, the place where you can meet millionaires who are searching for their special someone.
9 -- "In my pocket? Si! A pistola!"
10 -- "We thank the Academy! Salud! Gracias!"
11 -- The long-awaited Cake vs. Weezer showdown was just moments away!
12 -- "I just hope no one tells that Framed guy there are actually five more videos for this song."