But before Weezer released their version of “Africa,” they also took on Toto’s “Rosanna.” Those tributes put a favorable spotlight on both bands, so it’s only fitting Toto would eventually return the favor. Earlier this week, it finally happened when Toto covered one of Weezer’s songs.
It shouldn’t be too surprising Toto’s version of “Hash Pipe” is pretty terrific. And we can probably take Lukather at his word about the band smoking hash long before Weezer was around. Toto was formed all the way back in 1976, and they’ve still got it after four decades together.
Of course, that’s only one Weezer cover for two Toto covers. The way we see it, Toto should take on at least one more Weezer song to even the score between them. Perhaps Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So” would be a good choice for Toto. Given the mutual admiration between the two bands, we’d love to see Weezer and Toto share the stage as well.
What did you think about Toto’s cover of “Hash Pipe”? Which Weezer song should they cover next? Let us know in the comment section below!