Weezer (Red Album)

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Weezer is the sixth studio album by the band Weezer, and the third self-titled album. It was released on CD on 2008-06-03 and produced by Rick Rubin and Jacknife Lee. The album is far more experimental than previous albums with forays into genres notable different than the band's alternative rock roots.

Having enjoyed pretty much every album prior, I bought this album without even hearing a single song off of it. I was quite disappointed to learn that I actually dislike the majority of the songs on the album. Other than Troublemaker and Heart Songs, I don't like the album at all, however, I do appreciate the fact the band tried something new and didn't focus so much on Rivers' songs.

Status

I own this album on CD.

Track Listing

Track Title Composers Vocals
1 Troublemaker Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo
2 The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations On a Shaker Hymn) Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo
3 Pork and Beans Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo
4 Heart Songs Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo
5 Everybody Get Dangerous Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell
6 Dreamin' Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell
7 Thought I Knew Brian Bell Brian Bell
8 Cold Dark World Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo
9 Automatic Patrick Wilson Patrick Wilson
10 The Angel and the One Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo

Song Rank

This is the order in which I enjoy the songs from this album, and their individual song ratings.

Order Title Stars
1 Troublemaker 10
2 Heart Songs 5
3 Pork and Beans 1
4 The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations On a Shaker Hymn) 1
5 Everybody Get Dangerous 1
6 Dreamin' 1
7 Thought I Knew 1
8 Cold Dark World 1
9 Automatic 1
10 The Angel and the One 1

The album's total score is 536.

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