Ween: Weird as Ever with 'La Cucaracha' Dean and Gene Ween are two of the oddest characters in alternative rock. Whether singing about a Mexican restaurant menu or the drudgery of spinal meningitis, the duo has compiled a discography of music that leaves some confused, others enraptured. Their latest is La Cucaracha.

Ween: Weird as Ever with 'La Cucaracha'

Ween: Weird as Ever with 'La Cucaracha'

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Hear Songs from La Cucaracha

Your Party

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Fiesta

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Learnin' to Love

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Ween, the really weird music duo, has had people laughing and scratching their heads since the mid-1980s.

Dean and Gene Ween started out in a basement with a four-track recorder. They became college radio darlings, and their latest album debuted at No. 69 on the Billboard charts.

The band is opposed to digital recording techniques. Smooth-jazz saxophonist David Sanborn is featured on one of the songs, but they can make mariachi, reggae, and rockabilly sound like they grew up together.

Ween's latest, La Cucaracha, is a collection of really, really weird songs about love, dinner parties and horse racing.