Weezer Songs Ranked

Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1992. Since 2001, the band has consisted of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).
After signing to Geffen Records in 1993, Weezer released its self-titled debut album, also known as the Blue Album, in 1994. Backed by music videos for the singles “Buddy Holly”, “Undone – The Sweater Song”, and “Say It Ain’t So”, the Blue Album became a multiplatinum success. Weezer’s second album, Pinkerton (1996), featuring a darker, more abrasive sound, was a commercial failure and initially received mixed reviews, but achieved cult status and critical acclaim years later. Both the Blue Album and Pinkerton are now frequently cited among the best albums of the 1990s. Following the tour for Pinkerton, bassist Matt Sharp left the band, and Weezer went on hiatus.
In 2008, Weezer released the Red Album, featuring “TR-808s, synths, Southern rap, and baroque counterpoint”.  Its lead single, “Pork and Beans”, became the third Weezer song to top the Modern Rock Tracks chart, backed by a Grammy-winning YouTube music video. Raditude (2009) and Hurley (2010) featured more “modern pop production” and songs co-written with other artists, achieved further mixed reviews and moderate sales. The band’s ninth and tenth albums, Everything Will Be Alright in the End (2014) and the White Album (2016) returned to a rock style and achieved more positive reviews. Their eleventh album, Pacific Daydream (2017), featured a more mainstream pop sound. In 2019, Weezer released an album of covers, the Teal Album, followed by the Black Album. Weezer has sold 10.2 million albums in the US and over 35 million worldwide. Here are all of Weezer’s songs ranked.

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20.The Angel and the One (Weezer, 2008)

“This is the best song by far, because it captures every thing they hope to be and the words and phrasing are perfect together and it builds and it sways like no other song before or since.”

19. (If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To (Raditude, 2009)

“The song is catchy and pops, but lyrically is says some very relevant things about the life of a relationship, all the while matching them up with a very solid chorus. It’s a hidden gem.”

18. The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Weezer, 2008)

“This is the best of the silly songs by Weezer. The change in style keeps it interesting all throughout unlike their usually more repetitive, simpler riffs.”

17. The World Has Turned and Left Me Here (Opposite Sides of the Same Good Ol’ Fence, 1992)

“The best Weezer Song. I love the lyrics, they are so personal and emotional. And the Song reminds me to a personal situation. I like the combination of the different guitar styles. The singing is also very good.”

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16. Tired of Sex (Pinkerton, 1996)

“This song is the epitome of awesome. It has a very personal feeling to it, its melody is fantastic and it’s so unique and haunting. It’s simply amazing. To open the best album of all time (Pinkerton) with this really sets the stage for the rest of the masterpieces on the album.”

15. Perfect Situation (Make Believe, 2005)

“Weezer was one of the first alternative rock scenes I ever discovered, out of all their tracks, this song is on another level. The melody, rhythm, and vocals all make it an immortal piece that of course, should be #1”

14. Pork and Beans (Weezer, 2008)

“The lyrics are hilarious and catchy, especially the awesome chorus. Definitely the best song from the Red Album and one of the best they’ve ever done! Good video too!”

13. Beverly Hills (Make Believe, 2005)

“The rhythm of the drums is just fantastic, it gives the song most of its coolness and the guitar does all the rest. I can describe it with just one word… AWESOME!”

12. In the Garage (Weezer, 1994)

“I don’t really know how to say this without being awkward. But this is an anthem to me, describes how isolated and alone, I feel safe and no one cares how nerdy or how stupid my ways are. Thank you Rivers.”

11. Pink Triangle (Pinkerton, 1996)

“This is their best song. It’s just, so catchy, so awesome, so compelling, it’s such a beautiful song. A great story of a guy liking this girl, and she ends up to be a lesbian. Amazing song. The best song I’ve ever heard in my entire life.”

10. The Good Life (Pinkerton, 1996)

“Just the utter, and shear cry, that Rivers brings, you can just feel the passion and emotion of him, and I’m sure all of us earnestly and endearingly relate too. Someone just wanting to go back… is that too much to ask. So honest and true, we can’t. And that’s what makes this (for me at least) the greatest Weezer song. Ever. All of Pinkerton in fact is amazing, filled with such honest and passionate, emotional songs. If you can’t find it in your mind, or even heart for that matter, then you can never enjoy music. Put simply: you are so god damned closed minded. Best song ever made will always be my favorite album and song. I just wanna go back to “The Good Life.””

9. Across the Sea (Pinkerton, 1996)

“The reason why Across the Sea is my favorite Weezer song is how it relates to my personal relationships with girls who I love, but they will never know it. But it doesn’t just relate to me, it relates to every single person who has ever had a little crush on someone. This song is really sad. Knowing another person far away loves you… and you want to love them back, but you just can’t have them for the obvious reason that they are not close to you.”

8. Only in Dream (Opposite Sides of the Same Good Ol’ Fence, 1992)

“While I’d like to think that at least one post blue album song could be better than the blue album, all tracks stop here. It’s so much better than any of their other tracks it’s not even funny. Don’t let the 8 minute duration drive you away like it did to me. Only In Dreams is the masterpiece”

7. My Name is Jonas (Opposite Sides of the Same Good Ol’ Fence, 1992)

“This is Their best song. It has every component that is good about Weezer, and a harmonica solo! You play the starting riff to this and all the hoes take off their clothes, And some of the dudes… But that’s the price you pay for holding that power.”

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6. Hash Pipe (Weezer, 2001)

“Greatest song ever written!. I listen to this songs every day and it always makes me happy, I mainly love the bass in the song.”

5. El Scorcho (El Scorcho, 1996)

“My favorite love song of all time. The cynicism, the bitterness, the self-consciousness. I absolutely love the bridge and the third verse, but the song overall is flawless. Amazing. This song speaks to me.

4. Island in the Sun (Weezer, 2001)

“This song is so great that I could continue listening to it on repeat over and over again for days! I love the amazing catchy uplifting tone of the song.”

3. Undone (The Sweater Song) (Opposite Sides of the Same Good Ol’ Fence, 1992)

“This is the song that got me into Weezer. It is still probably my favorite, everything was put together so well, and I could listen to it forever”

2. Buddy Holly (Weezer, 1994)

“I’m one of the few people who after hearing this on a car commercial, looked it up because I thought it was a good song. It is, also the video is one of the best music videos to date. Unforgettable and catchy chorus. The guitar riffs are also outstanding both in the verses and in the choruses.”

1. Say It Ain’t So (Opposite Sides of the Same Good Ol’ Fence, 1992)

“Listened to it over & over again (it IS addicting) during some of the sexiest & most wonderful moments in my life. Very little compares in 90’s rock history for me… Maybe Wicked Game, but that’s not really rock (remember the video?)”