Scott Shriner has been the bassist for Weezer since 2001 and has appeared on their last seven of ten studio albums. He sang lead vocals and co-wrote the song "Cold Dark World," as featured on band's third self-titled record (The Red Album) in 2008. Weezer released their tenth, and fourth self-titled record, commonly referred to as "The White Album" in April of last year. Receiving widespread critical acclaim, the album reached #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and featured the singles "Thank God For Girls," "King Of The World," and "Do You Wanna Get High." The White Album has received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Rock Album category for this year's awards ceremony, which is a first for the band. This is Scott's Fidelity High: The Jimi Hendrix Experience // Electric Ladyland // Reprise Records // 1968. Scott says, "I picked up Electric Ladyland when I was 12, having heard 'Purple Haze' and 'Foxy Lady' on the radio and immediately thinking, 'damn, I love Hendrix.' Upon first listen I was deeply frightened by what I heard. I had just never heard sounds like that before on a record – so haunting and otherworldly. Later in life I was listening to it while driving through the mountains on a vision quest of sorts and drove right into dense Fog. 'Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)' came on, and at that moment I knew exactly what I needed to do when I got home (if I made it home in one piece): Leave the shitty relationship that I was involved with at the time and throw myself 100% into my music. So Electric Ladyland literally changed my life. It will always be on my top five list of albums to take on a desert island. It continues to influence my soul."
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