You can’t have it all, can you?
As The Weekend celebrates its 50th birthday, here’s a look at some of the most memorable moments of its musical history.
The band’s first album was called “The Weekend,” and it debuted at number one on the Billboard charts.
But the album was also the band’s biggest hit.
“You know, we were in a band that had a lot of ideas and a lot to say, and we were always very interested in the way we approached our music,” frontman Brian Wilson says in the film.
“We were a band where we were kind of in a rush, and so we always tried to find a way to make that rush happen.”
The Weekend also released four studio albums before settling on a five-album run in the late ’70s and early ’80s.
The best of these albums was the album “We’re The Weekend,” which debuted at #6 on the charts.
And the band continued to release music that made you feel like you were in the band all the time.
“There was a lot that we wanted to say,” Wilson says.
“And we were also a band in a way that we weren’t really sure if we were going to get a lot out of it.”
The soundtrack of The Weekend albums included the likes of “Lover” by The Smiths, “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Van Morrison, “I Wish” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Locked Out of Heaven” by the Grateful Dead, and “Polly” by Madonna.
The album covers were often made from the band members’ favorite songs.
“The song that really stood out to us was ‘Love in The Time of a Cholesean’,” Wilson says, referring to the song by the Beatles.
“I guess that’s why we chose to do the cover.”