Pinkerton: Deluxe Edition (2010) Only hardcore devotees (of which, admittedly, there are many) truly need to hear all of the 25 rarities and concert recordings included with this expanded… 2010-11-02 Weezer Rock
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Pinkerton: Deluxe Edition (2010)

THE GOOD LIFE Weezer
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THE GOOD LIFE Weezer
EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Nov 02, 2010; Lead Performance: Weezer; Genre: Rock

Only hardcore devotees (of which, admittedly, there are many) truly need to hear all of the 25 rarities and concert recordings included with this expanded two-CD reissue Pinkerton: Deluxe Edition. But the 1996 album itself remains Weezer’s finest hour and, arguably, the entire emo genre’s: 10 cringingly candid confessions of frontman Rivers Cuomo’s desires, frustrations, and hang-ups, spilled out over pop-punk arrangements with ambition and bite. Original album: A Extras: B

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Originally posted Oct 27, 2010 Published in issue #1127 Nov 05, 2010 Order article reprints