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Pinkerton (album) by Weezer 

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Pinkerton
Pinkerton by Weezer (1996)
Overall rank: 103rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 1,026 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Best album of 1996 (1st)
Top 50 albums of the 1990s (21st)
Top 200 albums of all time (103rd)

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Pinkerton by Weezer (CD, Sep-1996, Geffen)
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Weezer bestography

Pinkerton is ranked 2nd best out of 13 albums by Weezer on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Weezer is Weezer (The Blue Album) which is ranked number 71 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 28,600.

Weezer album bestography « Higher ranked (71st) This album (103rd) Lower ranked (1,785th) »
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Members who like this album also like: OK Computer by Radiohead, Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer and Kid A by Radiohead.

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Pinkerton ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 1,026 votes)
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Rating:  
90/100
From Onater 10/15/2017 23:31
Beats Soundtracks For The Blind as creepiest album of 1996.
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85/100
From saltysurprise 07/10/2017 14:27
Listened to this album for the first time yesterday and immediately fell in love. The emotionally and sexually frustrated lyrics melded well with the catchy melodies and screeching guitars for an overall package that really struck a cord with me. Highlights are Tired of Sex, Across the Sea and El Scorcho.
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100/100
From BrunoDMartins 03/05/2017 17:55
Weezer's best album!
Favorite Tracks: The Good Life, Falling for You & Tired of Sex
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From slurpdurp 02/17/2017 20:32
This along with the Blue Album make up Weezer's masterpieces. I wish Songs From The Black Hole was an official release.
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60/100
From souplipton 01/03/2017 20:26
Gave it another listen, still not on board with this one.
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From rileytfindley 09/16/2016 14:53
Pinkerton is one of the best expression of human emotion I've ever heard. It's deceptively simple sound helps to ease the listener in, while revealing a conceptual acknowledgment of hypocrisy and sexual frustration upon repeated listens. I love that Cuomo understands that his sexual and romantic failure is his fault. His false expectations, exemplified in the track "Pink Triangle", lead to his destiny to repeat his tragedy. Every song is catchy and meaningful, specifically "Across the Sea", which is one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard.
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85/100
From garycottier 08/25/2016 16:43
Excellent second album. I can't figure out whether it's this or the debut I like more. Full of punchy rock'n'roll, it's full of energy and the it's possibly even more instant than the first record. Good album.
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65/100
From shelvy 08/09/2016 01:07
Great lyrics and structure overall but very samey melodically.

Those with ears more attuned to melody will get bored with this album quickly.
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From lanadeleswift 08/03/2016 19:33
Weezer's best album by a landslide. The second half (Across the Sea, onwards) is so strong it's insane, at least compared to the first 4 tracks which are the weakest on the album, albeit still very good. Pink Triangle fading into Falling for You (my favorite from the record) is one of my favorite moments.
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From souplipton 07/30/2016 03:00
I don't really get the love for this album. Ever the more well known songs from this album do very little for me. I'll give it another listen some time.
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