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On May 7, 2021.

On May 7, 2021, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released “Van Weezer”, the fifteenth Weezer studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2020, and was produced by Suzy Shinn.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – guitars, backing vocals
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums
  • Suzy Shinn – synthesizer, additional guitar, additional vocals, engineer, recording
  • Coast Modern – additional vocals, programming
  • Charlie Brand – additional vocals, engineer
  • Ivan Wayman – engineer 
  • Shawn Everett – engineer 
  • Wesley Sideman – engineer
  • Matty Green – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Andreas Kvinge Sandnes – engineer assistant 
  • Jake Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Sejo Navajas – engineer assistant
  • John Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Johnny Morgan – engineer assistant
  • Josh Skinner – engineer assistant
  • Lizzy Ostro – engineer assistant
  • Michael Beinhorn – pre-production

Track listing:

  1. Hero – Rivers Cuomo, Daniel Bedingfield, Daniel Omelio, Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Dave Bassett
  2. All the Good Ones – Rivers Cuomo, Coast Modern
  3. The End of the Game – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta
  4. I Need Some of That – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta, Josh Alexander, Billy Steinbeerg, Geoffrey Downes, John Wetton, Donald Roeser
  5. Beginning of the End – Billy Joel, Rivers Cuomo
  6. Blue Dream – Rivers Cuomo, Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley
  7. 1 More Hit – Rivers Cuomo
  8. Sheila Can Do It – Rivers Cuomo, Kevin Ridel
  9. She Needs Me – Rivers Cuomo
  10. Precious Metal Girl – Rivers Cuomo, Nick Long

On October 27, 2017.

On October 27, 2017, “Atlantic” label released “Pacific Daydream”, the eleventh Weezer studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “Ruby Red Productions”, and was produced by Butch Walker and Jonny Coffer.

Personnel:

  • Butch Walker – guitar, synthesizer, percussion, backing vocals, engineer
  • Rivers Cuomo – lead vocals, guitar
  • Brian Bell – guitar
  • Scott Shriner – bass
  • Pat Wilson – drums
  • Todd Stopera – engineer
  • Eric Valentine – mixing, mastering
  • Brendan Walter, Jade Ehlers – art direction, layout
  • Fran Rodriguez, Jade Ehlers, Matt Meiners – design
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mexican Fender – Rivers Cuomo, Tobias Gad
  2. Beach Boys – Rivers Cuomo
  3. Feels Like Summer – Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Morrissey, Johnny Coffer, Dan Dahlquist, Dan Goldberger
  4. Happy Hour – Rivers Cuomo, Chris Sernel, Seann Bowe
  5. Weekend Woman – Rivers Cuomo
  6. QB Blitz – Rivers Cuomo
  7. Sweet Mary – Rivers Cuomo, Josh Alexander
  8. Get Right – Rivers Cuomo, Jonny Coffer, Johnny Mcdaid, Josh Alexander
  9. La Mancha Screwjob – Rivers Cuomo, Josh Alexander
  10. Any Friend of Diane’s – Rivers Cuomo

On September 10, 2010.

On September 10, 2010, “Epitaph” label released “Hurley”, the eighth Weezer studio album. It was recorded in 2010 and was produced by Rivers Cuomo and Shawn Everett.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – vocals, guitar
  • Brian Bell – guitar
  • Scott Shriner – bass
  • Patrick Wilson – drums
  • Blake Mills – keyboards
  • Ryan Adams – guitar, bass
  • Chris Pontius, Jimmy Harry – additional guitar
  • Tony Berg – Hurdy Gurdy
  • Travis Harrison – octa bass
  • Greg Vail- flute
  • Cecilia Huerta, Devin Franco, Gabrielle Hamann-Guennette – cello
  • Dan Wilson – backing vocals
  • April Margera, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Ehren McGhehey, Johnny Knoxville, Preston Lacy, Ryan Dunn , Steve-O, Wee-Man – gang vocals
  • Allegra Young, Tyler Fitzmaurice – string arrangements, conductor
  • Johannes Gamble – art direction
  • Shawn Everett – recording
  • John Goodmanson, Marc McClusky, Shawn Everett – mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Memories – Rivers Cuomo
  2. Ruling Me – Rivers Cuomo, Dan Wilson
  3. Trainwrecks – Rivers Cuomo, Desmond Child
  4. Unspoken – Rivers Cuomo
  5. Where’s My Sex? – Rivers Cuomo, Greg Wells
  6. Run Away – Rivers Cuomo, Ryan Adams
  7. Hang On – Rivers Cuomo, Rick Nowels
  8. Smart Girls – Rivers Cuomo, Tony Kanal, Jimmy Harry
  9. Brave New World – Rivers Cuomo, Linda Perry
  10. Time Files – Rivers Cuomo, Mac Davis

On June 3, 2008.

On June 3, 2008, “DGC” and “Interscope” labels released self – titled, sixth Weezer album (also known as “Red Album”). It was recorded 2007 – 2008, at “Shangri La Studios”, “Malibu Performing Arts Center” in Malibu, California, “Threshold Studios” in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Jacknife Lee, Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, Scott Shriner and Patrick Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Brian Bell– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Rivers Cuomo– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, drums
  • Scott Shriner– lead and backing vocals, bass, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Patrick Wilson– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Andrew Scheps – engineer
  • Eric J– engineer
  • Dana Nielsen– engineer
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Dave Collins– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo, except where noted.

  1. Troublemaker
  2. The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (variations on a Shaker Hymn)
  3. Pork and Beans
  4. Heart Song
  5. Everybody Get Dangerous
  6. Dreamin’
  7. Thought I Knew – Brian Bell
  8. Cold Dark World – Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo
  9. Automatic – Patrick Wilson
  10. The Angel and the One

On May 15, 2001.

On May 15, 2001, “Geffen” label released the third, self-titled Weezer studio album. It was recorded December 2000-January 2001, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ric Ocasek The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Mikey Welsh – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson– drums, percussion
  • Ric Ocasek– backing vocals
  • Karl Koch – backing vocals
  • Ken Allardyce – engineer
  • Femio Hernández – engineer assistant
  • Carlos “Loco” Bedoya – engineer assistant
  • Alan Sanderson – engineer assistant
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Vladimir Meller – mastering
  • Atom Willard– drum technician
  • Chris Bilheimer – art direction
  • Marina Chavez, Karl Koch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo.

  1. Don’t Let Go
  2. Photograph
  3. Hash Pipe
  4. Island In the Sun
  5. Crab
  6. Knock-down Drag-out
  7. Smile
  8. Simple Pages
  9. Glorious Day
  10. O Girlfriend

On May 14, 2002.

On May 14, 2002, “Geffen” label released “Maladroit”, the fourth Weezer studio album. It was recorded December 2001-January 2002, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rivers Cuomo, Pat Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo- lead vocals, guitar
  • Brian Bell– guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott Shriner– bass, backing vocals
  • Pat Wilson– drums
  • Pat Wilson– drums
  • Chad Bamford – engineer, additional production
  • Femio Hernández – engineer assistant
  • Darren Mora – engineer assistant
  • Steven P. Robillard – engineer assistant
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Christopher Carroll – additional engineering
  • Carlos “Loco” Bedoya – additional engineering
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Rod Cervera – additional production
  • Jordan Schur – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo.

  1. American Gigolo
  2. Dope Nose
  3. Keep Fishin’
  4. Take Control
  5. Death and Destruction
  6. Slob
  7. Burndt Jamb
  8. Space Rock
  9. Slave
  10. Fall Together
  11. Possibilities
  12. Love Explosion
  13. December

On April 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Crush Music” label released the tenth Weezer studio album, the fourth self-titled album, and also known as “The White Album”.  It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Jake Sinclair.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo— lead vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Bell— rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Scott Shriner— bass, piano, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Christopher Wray — synthesizers
  • Ryan Spraker — piano, additional production
  • Scott Chesak — piano, additional production
  • Alex Goose — organ, additional production
  • Jonny Coffer — organ, additional production
  • Nadya Tolokonnikova — vocals
  • Michael Fitzpatrick — vocals
  • Tanner Sparks– engineer
  • Suzy Shinn – engineer

Track listing:

  1. California Kids – Rivers Cuomo, Dan Wilson
  2. Wind in Our Sail – Rivers Cuomo, Scott Chesak, Ryan Spraker
  3. Thank God for Girls – Rivers Cuomo, Alex Goose, Michael Balzer, Alex Balzer, Bill Petti
  4. (Girl We Got A) Good Thing – Rivers Cuomo
  5. Do You Wanna Get High – Rivers Cuomo
  6. King of the World – Rivers Cuomo, Jarrad Kritzstein
  7. Summer Elaine and Drunk Don – Rivers Cuomo
  8. A. Girlz – Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell, Luther Russell
  9. Jacked Up – Rivers Cuomo, Jonathan Coffer, Hugh Pescod
  10. Endless Bummer – Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell, Luther Russell

On October 7, 2014.

weezer-everything_will_be_alright_in_the_end

On October 7, 2014, “Republic Records” label released “Everything Will Be Alright in the End”, the ninth Weezer studio album. It was recorded January–July 2014, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ric Ocasek.

Personnel:

  • Brian Bell- lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboard, synth
  • Rivers Cuomo- rhythm guitar, lead vocals, keyboard, synth, piano
  • Scott Shriner- bass guitar, backing vocals, keyboard
  • Patrick Wilson- drums, additional vocals, percussion
  • Daniel Brummel– keyboard, piano
  • Bethany Cosentino- additional vocals
  • Bobb Bruno- additional guitar arrangements
  • Patrick Stickles– guitar
  • Samuel Bell – engineer
  • Shawn Everett – additional production and engineering
  • Chris Owens – assistant engineer
  • Vanessa Wormer – assistant engineer
  • Alex Williams – assistant engineer
  • Tom Lord-Alge- mixing
  • Eddie Rendini – assistant mixing engineer
  • Ted Jensen- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Got Nobody – Rivers Cuomo
  2. Back to the Shack – Rivers Cuomo, Jacob Kasher
  3. Eulogy for a Rock Band – Rivers Cuomo, Daniel Brummel, Ryen Slegr
  4. Lonely Girl – Rivers Cuomo, Joshua Berman Alexander
  5. I’ve Had It Up to Here – Rivers Cuomo, Justin Hawkins
  6. The British Are Coming – Rivers Cuomo
  7. Da Vinci – Rivers Cuomo, Joshua Berman Alexander
  8. Go Away – Rivers Cuomo, Bethany Cosentino
  9. Cleopatra – Rivers Cuomo
  10. Foolish Father – Patrick Stickles
  11. The Futurescope Trilogy: I. The Waste Land – Rivers Cuomo
  12. The Futurescope Trilogy: II. Anonymous – Rivers Cuomo
  13. The Futurescope Trilogy: III. Return to Ithaka – Rivers Cuomo

On September 24, 1996.

pinkerton

On September 24, 1996, “DGC” label released “Pinkerton”, the second Weezer studio album. It was recorded September 1995, January–June 1996, at “Sound City” in Los Angeles; “Fort Apache Studios” in Boston; “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles; “Rumbo Recorders” in Canoga Park; “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Matt Sharp.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – vocals, guitar, keyboards, xylophone
  • Brian Bell– guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Sharp– bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson– drums
  • Karl Koch – percussion
  • Joe Barresi– engineer
  • Billy Bowers– engineer
  • Jim Champagne – engineer
  • David Dominguez – engineer
  • Greg Fidelman – engineer
  • Dave Fridmann– engineer
  • Rob Jacobs – engineer
  • Adam Kasper– engineer
  • Dan McLaughlin – engineer
  • Shawn Everett– engineer, mixing
  • Clif Norrell– engineer
  • Jack Joseph Puig– engineer, mixing
  • Jim Rondinelli – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Hiroshige– cover art
  • Janet Wolsborn – art assistant
  • Spike Jonze– photography
  • Karl Koch – webmaster

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo, except where noted.

  1. Tired of Sex
  2. Getchoo
  3. No Other One
  4. Why Bother?
  5. Across the Sea
  6. The Good Life
  7. El Scorcho
  8. Pink Triangle
  9. Falling for You
  10. Butterfly

On May 10, 2005.

Make Believe

On May 10, 2005, “DGC” label released “Make Believe”, the fifth Weezer studio album. It was recorded February 2002 – February 2005, at “Cello Studios”, “Grandmaster Recorders”, “Henson Studios”, and Rick Rubin’s home studio in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo– vocals, guitar, keyboards, talk box
  • Brian Bell– guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Scott Shriner– bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo.

  1. Beverly Hills
  2. Perfect Situation
  3. This is Such a Pity
  4. Hold Me
  5. Peace
  6. We Are All on Drugs
  7. The Damage in Your Heart
  8. Pardon Me
  9. My Best Friend
  10. The Other Way
  11. Freak Me Out
  12. Haunt You Every Day