Weezer (Blue Album)

Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1994 Ratings: #5 / 387
User Score
1994 Ratings: #15
Liked by 163 people
May 10, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
DGC / Label
Ric Ocasek / Producer
weezer.com / Website
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I literally got nothing out of this album. It found its way as background music every time I tried to pay attention to it.

I’m simply not the demographic I guess
EDIT: this is a perfect album. when i first ever listened to this album, I couldn't stop listening to it for a solid 2 months. I mean it, in those 2 months I probably listened to this album like 35 times all the way through. I don't really know how to explain how it hit me, but it clicked so fucking hard and it still does to this day. Call it unoriginal, call it repetitive, I get it. But I think Rivers' songwriting is at his best here and is the main reason for my love towards this ... read more
I have a wife now.

just not purple enough
Weezer may have become kind of a joke in the 21st century, which makes it easy to forget just how they got a fan base in the first place, and why that fan base continues to be disappointed.

Blue and its eventual follow up, Pinkerton, are such honest albums (albeit in very different ways), that it's easy to see why people were so outraged with records as soulless as Pacific Daydream or more infamously, Make Believe. Every song on Weezer's debut is brimming with personality, passion, and wit, ... read more
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