Listen: Weezer covers Monkees' classic 'I'm a Believer' for new 'Shrek'
About a decade ago, Smash Mouth (remember them?) made a cover of the Monkees' classic "I'm a Believer" for the original "Shrek" movie.
While the green ogre of the film struggles with his middle age in the "It's a Wonderful Life"-like storyline, the Weez are sounding pretty youthful and novelty-free for this straight-forward mix.
The DGC/Interscope soundtrack also features an ecclectic smattering of artists from Lionel Richie to Scissor Sisters to the Beastie Boys. The set dropped yesterday (May 18) while the movie premieres Friday.