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Weezer (Blue Album)

Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
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Based on 5 reviews
1994 Ratings: #4 / 372
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Based on 903 ratings
1994 Ratings: #13
May 10, 1994 / Release Date
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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 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
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

In the tightly-packed tracklist, Weezer present themselves as a fun, clever, and rocking group. Nothing else can stand out against the loud and rebellious voice of Rivers Cuomo.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: Buddy Holly, No One Else, Holiday, My Name is Jonas, Only In Dreams
LEAST FAV: Surf Wax America
Weezer is the band of reference for any follower of contemporary rock. Their debut album is for me one of the best debut rock album I have ever heard. "The Blue Album" is surely the album I've listened to most of all time. During my teenage years, I started to listen to Rock and this album is for me one of the greatest classic of the 90's. When you see the head of the band member on the blue sleeve united you say to yourself "that Is it that these nerds get raided and rejected by ... read more
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Track List

  1. My Name Is Jonas
  2. No One Else
  3. The World Has Turned And Left Me Here
  4. Buddy Holly
  5. Undone -- The Sweater Song
  6. Surf Wax America
  7. Say It Ain't So
  8. In The Garage
  9. Holiday
  10. Only In Dreams
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