In Defense of Weezer

I can still remember the day a teacher, and friend, of mine handed me an album thinking I would like it. It was not new but it was not yet outdated. The album was simple and minimalistic in appearance. It was simply a blue disc that had white lettering on it that simply said “Weezer.” Upon placing it in the CD player of my car the incredible opus of “My Name is Jonas” immediately had me hooked and Weezer has been one of my favorite bands since that moment. Many serious fans of music will understand my love of the Weezer of old. This support usually runs out around the third or fourth album, however, and they have been scorned and ridiculed by most critics since. This article is my attempt to explain why Weezer continues to be a great band who make great music. Continue reading “In Defense of Weezer”