Weezer discography and songs: Music profile for Weezer, formed 14 February 1992. [1] The first single from the album, "Pork and Beans", spent 11 weeks at the top of the Alternative Songs chart. The album, their first to be released through Epitaph Records, peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 and spawned two singles, " Memories " and " Hang On ". It was supposed to be a sad song, but everyone thinks it's hilarious." [10] Raditude, the band's seventh studio album, was released in November 2009 and peaked at number 7 on the Billboard 200. Julie Elven) Ivan Torrent. Inside the album booklet, Rivers Cuomo pays tribute to his past metal influences with a photo taken in the group's garage on Amherst (this same garage would be featured in the "Say It Ain't So" music video). Weezer (often referred to as The Blue Album) is the debut studio album by Weezer. The album was a commercial success, peaking at number 16 on the US Billboard 200 and spawning the singles "Undone – The Sweater Song" and "Buddy Holly", both of which were responsible for launching Weeze… The discography of Weezer, an American rock band, consists of 10 studio albums, two compilation albums, one video album, six extended plays, twenty-eight singles and twenty-four music videos. [1] Worldwide album sales have been verified through RIAA and Geffen Records. ", In the years since its release, The Blue Album has risen in stature to become one of the most highly-regarded albums of the 1990s, appearing on many "Best-of" lists. 54. critic score (10) 48. user score (580) 2017. It was revealed on January 14th, 2016 and was released on April 1st. Genres: Power Pop, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock. Blender named the Blue Album among the "500 CDs You Must Own", calling the album "Absolute geek-rock, out and proud." "Do You Wanna Get High?" I just thought of it as an untitled album. Roger Berruezo) Ivan Torrent . It was also the first Weezer song I ever heard, and let's just say I didn't check them out until I heard Buddy Holly on a compilation album a year later. Share. Reverie - The Compilation Album Ivan Torrent | 02-12-2014 Total duration: 1 h 32 min. 04:35 03. "Take On Me" did not enter the Alternative Songs chart, but peaked at number 23 on the Alternative Digital Song Sales chart. While I typically avoid compilation albums for these ranked lists of musical artists, Cuomo’s solo discography is exclusively made up of retrospectives of his demos and previously unreleased songs. Weezer: Rarities Edition, a Compilation of songs by Weezer. After recording The Kitchen Tape in hopes of creating interest in L.A., Weezer eventually attracted attention from major-label A&R reps looking for alternative rock bands while performing on the same bill as the band that dog. Weezer Death to False Metal (2010) Let's get the shit out of the way first; this is just a compilation album of unreleased tracks, but even then, this is just bad. The album artwork, designed by Karl Koch based on Rivers' ideas and photographed by 60's glamour photographer Peter Gowland, features Patrick Wilson, Rivers Cuomo, Matt Sharp, and Brian Bell standing left to right in front of a plain, blue background. 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[13][14], The band's third self-titled studio album – commonly referred to as The Red Album – was released in June 2008 as their sixth studio album. [10] In May 2005, the band released their fifth studio album, Make Believe. [10] Weezer released Hurley, their eighth studio album, in September 2010. The band briefly considered self-producing, but were pressured by Geffen to choose a producer. I understand that I can opt-out from messages at any time by emailing [email protected] I call this one Return to Ithaka, and it's loosely based on the "Patriarchia" concept from the EWBAITE era. 1. Various. our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. Africa 04. Weezer (Teal Album) LP. As of December 2007, the album had sold 3,146,000 copies in the US (Weezer's best-selling album to date), peaking at #16 on the Billboard 200. Van Weezer. So Fresh: Best Ever. 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Exceptions are "My Name Is Jonas", which was co-written with Jason Cropper and Patrick Wilson and "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here" and "Surf Wax America", which both were composed and written by Cuomo and Wilson. 15 weeks in. Weezer [Green Album] (2001) Big return after their 5-year hiatus....and it's their weakest record at the time. Find Weezer discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. The Awakening . Zombie Bastards 05. If I missed something please suggest it here Pray for me Death to False Metal is a compilation album by American rock band Weezer, released on November 2, 2010 by Geffen Records.The album comprises several previously unreleased tracks from throughout Weezer's career, with vocalist and guitarist Rivers Cuomo stating that the songs together make an album that should "logically follow Hurley". Published . Ray Hadley: … After recording The Kitchen Tape in hopes of creating interest in L.A., Weezer eventually attracted attention from major-label A&R reps looking for alternative rock bands while performing on the same bill as the band that dog. Not bad, but most of the songs feel so hollow and empty, due to one of the guitarists leaving, I believe. In 2004, Popmatters gave the album a very positive review and saying "I’d go so far to declare the 'Blue Album' one of the greatest records of the last 20 years. Happy Days cast member Al Molinaro]] made a cameo appearance in the video. 01. The album takes its name from the Wheatus song "Teenage Dirtbag", which is also included on the compilation album.It features popular charted songs from the pop punk … It was revealed on January 14th, 2016 and was released on April 1st. The album was produced by former Cars frontman Ric Ocasek and recorded in Electric Lady Studios in New York City. And since he represents my favorite band (and because the albums are great), I had to take a little stroll through his four works apart from Weezer, ranging from 2007 to the present. Allmusic gave the album 5 stars explaining "What makes the band so enjoyable is their charming geekiness; instead of singing about despair, they sing about love, which is kind of refreshing in the gloom-drenched world of '90s guitar-pop." To Peters sprawling Lloyd Wright-esqe 50's house we went, which was complete with a near-clone of 'Alice' from Brady Bunch manning the kitchen. The album is composed of cover songs from the 1980s, making it the band's first covers album. It would be recorded a year later and became a popular B-side, and eventually get a proper release on the "Undone - The Sweater Song" single. According to Ocasek, all ten tracks were laid down by Cuomo in one day, each in one take. The single "Undone - The Sweater Song" was described by Cuomo as "the feeling you get when the train stops and the little guy comes knockin' on your door. Sharp, who never sang before joining Weezer, gained his falsetto background vocal abilities. They were then signed to DGC Records on June 26, 1993, by Todd Sullivan, an A&R rep from Geffen. Icarus (feat. This list may not reflect recent changes . Cuomo's original concept for the album was a space-themed rock opera, Songs from the Black Hole. Waiting On You (Previously Unreleased) 3. Peak chart positions for singles in Canada: Peak chart positions for singles in Japan: Peak chart positions for singles in Scotland: Recording Industry Association of America, The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations on a Shaker Hymn), (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To, Weezer – Video Capture Device: Treasures from the Vault 1991–2002, Hear You Me! Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (The Eurythmics) 04. It's like you took the Filet O' Fish and removed the tartar sauce. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, and songwriter of the rock band Weezer. Weezer was certified gold in just under seven months after its release on December 1, 1994. The discography of Weezer, an American rock band, consists of 13 studio albums, two compilation albums, one video album, six extended plays, 37 singles and 40 music videos. Most of the album was written by Rivers Cuomo. "Weezer – "High As A Kite" / "Living In L.A. "Weezer Unveil New Outcast Anthem 'Hero' - Rolling Stone", "Weezer Chart History: Mexico Ingles Airplay", "DGC Rarities, Vol. The simple image would be used prominently in the advertising of the album. When Weezer producer (and former Cars frontman) Ric Ocasek first heard Weezer’s demo tape in late 1993, he couldn’t quite figure out where the band was coming from. Take ... Essentials (Compilation) Faixas: 01. "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" did not enter the Alternative Songs chart, but peaked at number 17 on the Alternative Digital Song Sales chart. I Just Threw Out The Love Of My Dreams(Previously Unreleased : 4. dcromer11 Jun 23 2011. 2021. The Deluxe Edition features additional photographs of the band, and hand-written lyrics for each song. They were then signed to DGC Records on June 26, 1993, by Todd Sullivan, an A&R rep from Geffen. [5] Lead singer Rivers Cuomo began piecing together demo material for Weezer's second studio album. Weezer fans voted on a Weezer.com poll to select their favorite songs for a demo tape which was sent around to producers. The album came two years after the band's founding, after they initially struggled as an alternative to grunge music, which was prevalent in Los Angeles during the early 1990s. In mid-October, the band rehearsed t… Weezer released Hurley, their eighth studio album, in September 2010. The discography of Weezer, an American rock band, consists of 13 studio albums, two compilation albums, one video album, six extended plays, 37 singles and 40 music videos. Weezer also known as "The White Album," is Weezer's tenth studio album. Reverie - The Compilation Album. Buddy Holly 07. Rolling Stone praised the album saying "Weezer's Rivers Cuomo is great at sketching vignettes (the Dungeons and Dragons games and Kiss posters that inspire the hapless daydreamer of 'In the Garage'), and with sweet inspiration like the waltz tempo of 'My Name Is Jonas' and the self-deprecating humor of lines like "I look just like Buddy Holly/And you're Mary Tyler Moore", his songs easily ingratiate. Even before the release of The White Album in 2016, Rivers Cuomo was talking about the next release, which at the time was expected to be The Black Album. In 2020, Cuomo gave some additional insight on the choice of blue: "When I was 7, my family built a house. Remember Me (feat. … Release Date January 5, 2010 03:44 04. The video became an instant hit on MTV. It was released on May 10, 1994. On the Deluxe Edition case, the feet are presented on the back cover, and the band sold an official t-shirt with a shot of the band's feet after the deluxe edition release. 1 peak. On August 23, the band ran into Ric Ocasek while performing in New York City. Label: Geffen Records - B0002139-02 • Series: Deluxe Edition • Format: CD Album, Remastered, Reissue CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock. Brian Bell Strikes Power Pop Gold with the Relationship In November 2010, Weezer released a compilation album composed of re-recorded versions of unused recordings spanning various years, Death to False Metal. Waiting On You (Previously Unreleased) 3. Main Album Rarities Edition: Weezer (Blue Album) 2010 . So Fresh: Best Ever Christmas. Teenage Dirtbags is a double-disc compilation album that was released in the United Kingdom on August 19, 2013, on CD and downloadable formats.Teenage Dirtbags is the first compilation album of the Teenage Dirtbags series. Raised in an ashram in Connecticut until age 10, Cuomo moved to Los Angeles at 18, where he played in several rock bands before forming Weezer in 1992. On the same day a deluxe version of Pinkerton, which includes "25 demos, outtakes and live tracks" was also released. Weezer (commonly known as the Blue Album) is the eponymous debut studio album by American rock band Weezer, released on May 10, 1994, by DGC Records. 04:58 02. [2] However, in the years following its release, it has seen much critical and commercial championing. While prepping for the forthcoming studio sessions, the band focused on their vocal interplay by practicing barbershop quartet-styled songs, which helped both lead singer Rivers Cuomo a… In 2001, Weezer released The Green Album which was successful. [11] The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA. Diehard Weezer fans have a chance to get hold of a huge number of unreleased demos by Rivers Cuomo - 2,655 to be exact - dating way back to the pre-Weezer days and up to 2015.. Not Alone: Rivers Cuomo & Friends Live at Fingerprints, https://www.weezerpedia.com/w/index.php?title=Weezer_(The_Blue_Album)&oldid=68386, GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 or later, Rivers Cuomo/Patrick Wilson/Jason Cropper. Musing to Rolling Stone years later, he said it felt a little like metal, but the lyrics were smart and nerdy. "Africa" did not enter the UK Singles Chart, but peaked at number 7 on the UK Physical Singles Chart. Hash Pipe 08. 1. [15], "Buddy Holly" did not enter the Hot Rock Songs chart, but peaked at number 25 on the, "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" did not enter the. Discover music on Discogs, the largest online music database. Genres: Power Pop, Alternative Rock, Pop Rock. 'BIC' Star Ryan Henry Accused of Threatening to Kill Best Friend Over the Latter's Baby Mama Weezer ‘White’ (2016) And if that one didn’t convince the remaining doubters, this one definitely did. Albums. An album consisting of previously unreleased tracks recorded at several points throughout Weezer's career, Death to False Metal peaked at number 48 on the Billboard 200. A digital-only deluxe version was released on October 7th, 2016. Weezer (Black Album) LP. Weezer's self-titled debut studio album, often referred to as The Blue Album, was released in May 1994 through DGC Records. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Weezer also known as "The White Album," is Weezer's tenth studio album. During these sessions, founding guitarist Jason Cropper left the band and was replaced by current guitarist Brian Bell, leading to some speculation about how much Bell contributes to the album. Peak chart positions for albums in Australia: Peak chart positions for albums in Canada: (To access, enter the search parameter "Weezer"). Most impressively, Rivers Cuomo rescued the thrilling guitar solo from finger-tapping metal and disregarding grunge/punk. 2 weeks in. Mikey unexpectedly quit due to a mental breakdown and was replaced by Scott Shriner. 14: 14. Compilation (2) EP (5) Holiday (1) LP (15) Reissue (3) Single (53) Unofficial (2) + Add a Release. Reverie - The Compilation Album. [1][4] Three singles were released from the album: "Hash Pipe", "Island in the Sun" and "Photograph", all of which reached the top 25 on the US Billboard Alternative Songs chart. As of now, Weezer has 11 studio albums, 6 extended plays, a compilation album, at least 20 hate pages, and a DVD. They ultimately decided on Ric Ocasek. A digital-only deluxe version was released on October 7th, 2016. I Just Threw Out The Love Of My Dreams(Previously Unreleased : 4. [10] Two of the three succeeding singles from the album, "Troublemaker" and "The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations on a Shaker Hymn)", peaked at numbers two and 35 on the chart respectively. When Weezer producer (and former Cars frontman) Ric Ocasek first heard Weezer’s demo tape in late 1993, he couldn’t quite figure out where the band was coming from. With the help of Spike Jonze, Weezer kept joy alive in arena rock, making the critical repositioning of Weezer as some emo touchstone even more absentminded. 1 peak. Human Legacy . 1 last week. ", In naming Weezer one of the 50 best albums of the 1990s, Pitchfork Media summed up the album's critical recognition. It was also the first Weezer song I ever heard, and let's just say I didn't check them out until I heard Buddy Holly on a compilation album a year later. Island In The Sun 03. The second single from the Blue Album was "Buddy Holly", whose music video was also directed by Spike Jonze. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard 200. Happy Hour (The Remixes), an album by Weezer on Spotify. As of now, Weezer has 11 studio albums, 6 extended plays, a compilation album, at least 20 hate pages, and a DVD. 4. 4 weeks in. El Scorcho 06. Weezer, known better to fans as The Blue Album, is Weezer’s first and most successful studio album. Various. 2 – Various Artists", "A Different Shade of Green: Tribute to Green Day – Various Artists", "Buddyhead Presents: Gimme Skelter – Various Artists", "Shrek Forever After – Harry Gregson-Williams", "Music Is...Awesome!, Vol. On October 5, Rivers had his braces removed and word of a Christmas EP was announced. It portrayed the band performing at the original Arnold's Drive-In diner from the popular '70s television show, Happy Days. In 2008 Weezer made their sixth studio album and called it… Weezer (aka The Red Album ). He wanted to push in a more darker, more modern-sounding direction in order to contrast with the White Album: “The next album is going to feel like an urban environment, night-time and gritty and hopefully a lot more modern sounds, synthesised sounds, samples maybe." The other song, "Mykel and Carli", was attempted during the Electric Lady sessions, but was also abandoned. Karl Koch recalled the album art's creation in a post from 2002: The guys actually went out and found 4 matching striped button down shirts, and in fact in late 1993 played at least one show wearing them, much to the contempt of the LA scenesters of the era. Weezer: Type: Compilation: Released: 11 November 2008: RYM Rating: 3.28 / 5.0 from 36 ratings Genres Power Pop, Alternative Rock ... For the love of God, just buy the first few albums and go from there if you want to continue on. Pages in category "Island Records compilation albums" The following 107 pages are in this category, out of 107 total. [2019] – Weezer (Teal Album) Faixas: 01. 3 last week. Musing to Rolling Stone years later, he said it felt a little like metal, but the lyrics were smart and nerdy. The Good Life (LP Version) 2. The album, their first to be released through Epitaph Records, peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 and spawned two singles, "Memories" and "Hang On". "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To": "Pork and Beans", "Troublemaker", "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" and "Back to the Shack": "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To", "Memories" and "Back to the Shack": "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" & "Take On Me": "Beginning Of The End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)": This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 23:04. Find Weezer discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Ivan Torrent. Buy and sell music with collectors in the Marketplace. Weezer touches upon various life experiences of Cuomo, including subjects such as his brother's car accident, heartbreak, jealousy, alcohol and former girlfriends. The songs were catchy, but the sound was powerful and super loud. The guys started the shoot in the striped shirts, but everyone later concluded that the photos looked better with everyone wearing regular clothes. Also in 2003, Pitchfork Media named The Blue Album the 26th best album of the 1990s. By August 18, 2000, Weezer was having meetings with various producers, learning and rehearsing new songs in their new garage, and ironing out all plans regarding recording a new album. When I was thinking about a cover for the first Weezer album, I wanted it to be that same shade of blue. The album debuted at number 48 on the US Billboard 200. Rubin remains in the console hot seat with Jacknife Lee and the band chipping in. Weezer surprised fans with the release of the Teal Album, a record that's entirely covers and inspired by then-14-year-old Mary's plea for the band to cover "Africa" by Toto.That cover is included on the record — along with another Toto song and a range of 80s hits like "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears and Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean". It was certified platinum on January 1, 1995; since then it has gone three times multi-platinum in the United States. In 2003, the album was ranked number 297 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. In 2001, Weezer released The Green Album which was successful. A decade later air-guitaring to the album feels far less embarrassing than singing along. List of B-side compilation albums. Cropper's writing credit on "My Name Is Jonas" is earned by his coming up with the intro to the song. Share to Facebook Share to twitter Copy to clipboard. The video marks one of the early directorial efforts of Spike Jonze, whose pitch was simply "A blue stage, a steadicam, a pack of wild dogs." (each fanclub member's number who performed on this compilation is listed next to their name in the credits) From the Liner Notes: "When we asked fanclub members to send us their versions of Weezer songs we sure got a … I will be doing that again in 2020, and by now I mean ALL Weezer: albums, EPs, non-album singles, deluxe editions, Rivers Cuomo's compilation albums that are basically alternate versions of Weezer songs, bootlegs with a fair amount of ratings, live albums, etc. [9] Peaking at number four on the Billboard 200, the album was certified platinum by the RIAA. A Tribute to Mykel and Carli, Where Is My Mind? 2 last week. Weezer have released thirteen albums and one compilation album since their formation in 1992. Weezer, also known as The Blue Album, is the debut album by the American alternative rock band Weezer , released in May 1994 through DGC Records. LP. While prepping for the forthcoming studio sessions, the band focused on their vocal interplay by practicing barbershop quartet-styled songs, which helped both lead singer Rivers Cuomo and bassist Matt Sharp achieve a newfound collaborative comfort during rehearsals. Waiting On You (Previously Unreleased) 3. [7] Pinkerton was released as the band's second studio album in September 1996. LP. I painted it my favorite color, a specific shade of blue. 2 – Yo Gabba Gabba! Brent DiCrescenzo wrote: "An album so substantial the band misguidedly attempted to tap into its resonance through cover graphics a mere two releases later. Released 5 January 2010 on Geffen. Shortly after releasing Hurley, the band released a compilation album titled Death to False Metal in November 2010. A poster of Judas Priest's album British Steel is featured on the left side of the photo, while on the right a Quiet Riot concert poster is displayed. 2 peak. It was released digitally on January 24, 2019, through Crush Music and Atlantic Records, with a retail release on March 8. [1][2] It has sold 3.3 million copies in the United States and has been certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), becoming the band's best selling album to date. The album garnered a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Rock Album. A fanclub compilation of covers from the first Weezer album and early singles. The song has no energy, it repeats the same 3 chords over and over and over and over until breaking into a nauseatingly bad talkbox guitar solo. Nerd-rockers Weezer, originally made up of Rivers Cuomo, Matt Sharp and Patrick Wilson, added Brian Bell before signing to Geffen Records and releasing their debut album 'Blue Album' in 1994. Fifteen songs were rehearsed for the album during early practice sessions in New York in preparation for the Electric Lady Studios album recording. He also intended to not use White Album producer Jake Sinclair again, claim… "I Love the USA" did not enter the Alternative Songs chart, but peaked at number 10 on the Alternative Digital Song Sales chart. Print. The song has no energy, it repeats the same 3 chords over and over and over and over until breaking into a nauseatingly bad talkbox guitar solo. Jason Cropper earned co-writing credit for coming up with the intro to the song. After a lot of practice, I started to get it down.". The night before leaving for New York to record the album, they held an all-night rager at their L.A. … Death to False Metal is a compilation album by American rock band Weezer, released on November 2, 2010 by Geffen Records.The album comprises several previously unreleased tracks from throughout Weezer's career, with vocalist and guitarist Rivers Cuomo stating that the songs together make an album that should "logically follow Hurley". The album garnered a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Rock Album. Rivers Cuomo is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. Reverie - The Compilation Album. Weezer, also known as "The Green Album", is Weezer’s third studio album, released May 15, 2001, nearly five years after Pinkerton.It is Weezer's first "post-Pinkerton" album, their comeback album, and the first Weezer album to feature Mikey Welsh.It is notable for its short, poppy, and punchy sound. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2004 CD release of Weezer on Discogs. This page was last edited on 15 November 2020, at 06:23. In 2003, Rolling Stone named the album number 297 in their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. This is a list of B-side collections. They called themselves Weezer, knowingly, for chrissakes.". In a new interview with TechCrunch, the Weezer frontman sounds delighted to discuss his new hobby, which has resulted in both a tour management app, Drivetimes, and an online market filled with literally thousands of demo recordings.A mishmash of fully-realized songs, bare-bones sketches, and other scraps, they encompass the songwriter’s work between 1976 and 2015. In 1994, 70s rock had come to mean either a bastardized version of Led Zeppelin or a bullshit reconstruction of punk rock. Don't buy this. The Good Life (LP Version) 2. "Rainbow Connection" did not enter the Alternative Songs chart, but peaked at number 13 on the. I thought this would be a good place to share some. Mikey unexpectedly quit due to a mental breakdown and was replaced by Scott Shriner. Three strong singles It was released on May 10, 1994. A fanclub compilation of covers from the first Weezer album and early singles. The final single, "Say it Ain't So", was inspired by Cuomo (incorrectly but sincerely) believing (as a child) that his stepfather was becoming an alcoholic, which fed Rivers' fear about losing his stepfather the same way he lost contact with his dad. 2019. [6] Ultimately, the Songs from the Black Hole album concept was dropped; the band, however, continued to utilize songs from these sessions into work for their second studio album. Rivers Cuomo is a coder now. The Work Of Director Spike Jonze compilation DVD ("Undone", "Buddy Holly") … "Rainbow Connection" did not enter the Hot Rock Songs chart, but peaked at number 23 on the Rock Digital Song Sales chart. My parents said I could paint my room any color I wanted. 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