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Jimmy Fallon and Weezer cover ‘Take on Me’ with classroom instruments

Ed Sheeran‘s done it. So has Shawn Mendes, Metallica, and the Backstreet Boys. Now, Jimmy Fallon’s handed the banana shakers to Weezer.

For one of The Tonight Show‘s most beloved recurring segments, Weezer joined Fallon and The Roots to perform a cover of A-ha’s classic “Take on Me” using classroom instruments. 

We’re talking mini tambourines, wood blocks, kazoos — the works, all with that iconic animated overlay from A-ha’s music video. And huge respect for frontman Rivers Cuomo in particular, who hits those impossible high notes.

It’s not the only fun performance we’ve seen from Weezer this week, with the group joining Fallon’s barbershop quartet, The Ragtime Gals, for a rendition of their own classic track, “Buddy Holly.” Read more…

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