Rivers Cuomo Covers “God Only Knows”

By jessica / January 3, 2011 - 5:38 pm

Rivers Cuomo posted this solo, intimate cover of the Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows” after Christmas. It’s hard to top the original Carl Wilson vocal, so you can see Cuomo concentrating very hard on those falsetto notes. He’s also playing the piano with his eyes closed for most of this video, and he shot it by himself in his home studio, so that also adds to the intimate atmosphere. Watch: