Something I enjoy practicing is listening to the opening tracks of an album exclusively. Of course, I more often than not venture onto the rest of the tracks, but I find that the first ones are arguably the most important. For someone not acquainted with the band, to the most prestigious Weezer scholars, the first
Where to begin? With the triumphs of The Blue Album having passed, and the poor reception of self-produced, emotionally charged sophomore record Pinkerton leaving a permanent dent on lead singer Rivers Cuomo’s approach to songwriting – is Freak Me Out an unexpected product?