The Rentals have survived hiatuses, break-ups and so many personnel changes they make the Brian Jonestown Massacre look stable. But at the heart of the band’s ever-shifting roster lies Matt Sharp, former bassist for Weezer and a standout songwriter in his own right. The Rentals’ current project, Songs About Time, is a yearlong endeavor comprising photos, songs and short films. First single “Story Of A Thousand Seasons Past” is just the tip of the iceberg, but it’s the perfect place to start.
“Story Of A Thousand Seasons Past” (download):