Hurley

Weezer - Hurley
Critic Score
Based on 27 reviews
2010 Ratings: #674 / 879
User Score
Based on 288 ratings
2010 Ratings: #184
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Drowned in Sound

Those who optimistically purchased Make Believe and Raditude will know that a good first single does not a great Weezer album make, but Hurley is packed solid, with a sense of fun and good-time melodies cropping up at every juncture.

60
PopMatters

Luckily, thanks to some key assists from outside hands, Cuomo rarely falls into the same trap again, and the majority of Hurley is mindless (dare I even say it) fun.

60
No Ripcord

Reminiscing about their nineties days, Hurley is very much a reawakening towards more confessional material. Though it sounds more imaginary than accurate, Cuomo’s calculated verses remain purposely effortless.

50
Pitchfork

Nobody is going to confuse this with 1990s Weezer-- there are still plenty of oddball collaborations (Michael Cera, Linda Perry) for one thing-- but the lows aren't as low or as frequent as they were in recent years.

20
Tiny Mix Tapes

Hurley is, for the most part, chock full of the same mechanical dreck that has peppered Weezer’s last handful of releases, from Maladroit to Raditude.

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70
SJO Counter: 47

weezer? more like sneezer!

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Inglume
49
The dude on the cover at least looks like he's having a great time.
Songsearcher1
50
Another decade, another series of average-at-best Weezer albums. Looking back, I didn't give one single green score to any of '00s Weezer (though Maladroit was close) and Hurley doesn't rectify any of this. At least it recovers from the horror show that was Ratitude.
Rivers sounds generic, though he does still have some decent moments on "Memories" or "Unspoken", nothing stands out as that engaging, and he sounds downright dumb on songs like "Where's My Sex?"
There ... read more
RakkSmells
63
Coming from the critical failure and disaster that was Raditude, Weezer just under a year later return with Hurley. Many things intrigued me about this album before listening to it, one being the strange cover art, two being the fact this came barely a year after Raditude and... the marketing campaign. If you guys didn't know, Weezer did a bunch of collaborations with popular YouTubers at the time, such as Schmoyoho, Ray William Johnson... Annoying Orange and possibly the most infamous... Fred ... read more
MrA
70
Rivers's daughter: Where’s my sex?
Rivers: Lmao xd kek
(Meanwhile In Weezer HQ)
Brian: Rivers wtf
River’s: Too late loooooooooool post :)
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Year End Lists

#13/Drowned in Sound
#17/DIY

Track List

  1. Memories
  2. Ruling Me
  3. Trainwrecks
  4. Unspoken
  5. Where s My Sex?
  6. Run Away
  7. Hang On
  8. Smart Girls
  9. Brave New World
  10. Time Flies

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