Weezer (Red Album)

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CD - USA - 1st edition.

Artist Weezer
Published 2008-06-03
Type Studio
Genre Alternative rock, Power pop
Themes Relationships, drug use

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 notably different than the band's alternative rock roots.


Having enjoyed every Weezer album prior, I bought this album without even hearing a single song off of it. I was quite disappointed to discover the very different sound, and I disliked 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 exclusively on Rivers' songs.

I own this album on CD.

Track Listing

Track Title Composers Vocals Rank Rating
1 Troublemaker Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 1 Rating-10.svg
2 The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations on a Shaker Hymn) Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 4 Rating-0.svg
3 Pork and Beans Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 3 Rating-0.svg
4 Heart Songs Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 2 Rating-5.svg
5 Everybody Get Dangerous Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell 5 Rating-0.svg
6 Dreamin' Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell 6 Rating-0.svg
7 Thought I Knew Brian Bell Brian Bell 7 Rating-0.svg
8 Cold Dark World Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo 8 Rating-0.svg
9 Automatic Patrick Wilson Patrick Wilson 9 Rating-0.svg
10 The Angel and the One Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 10 Rating-0.svg

The album's total score is 528.


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