Weezer (Blue Album)

1994 album by Weezer

Weezer (known as the Blue Album) is the first studio album made by Weezer, an American rock band. It was released on May 10, 1994.

Studio album by
ReleasedMay 10, 1994 (1994-05-10)
RecordedAugust–September 1993
StudioElectric Lady, New York City
ProducerRic Ocasek
Singles from Weezer
  1. "Undone – The Sweater Song"
    Released: June 24, 1994
  2. "Buddy Holly"
    Released: September 7, 1994
  3. "Say It Ain't So"
    Released: July 13, 1995

In November 1992, the band made a demo named The Kitchen Tape. The demo was noticed by Geffen Records, a record label. The band joined the label to make the album. The label wanted them to have a producer instead of producing the album by themselves. Weezer chose Ric Ocasek, because they liked how he produced music for the Cars. The album was recorded from August to September 1993. Jason Cropper, the band's guitarist, was fired while they were making the album. He was replaced with Brian Bell.[1]

Weezer had three singles: "Undone – The Sweater Song", "Buddy Holly", and "Say It Ain't So". The music videos for these songs were popular on MTV. The album reached number 16 on the Billboard 200, a record chart.[2] It has been certified platinum by the RIAA.[3] It is Weezer's best selling album. As of 2009, it has sold over 15 million copies. In 2020, Rolling Stone put it on a list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.[4]

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Rivers Cuomo, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "My Name Is Jonas"   3:24
2. "No One Else"   3:04
3. "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here"   4:19
4. "Buddy Holly"   2:39
5. "Undone (The Sweater Song)"   5:05
6. "Surf Wax America"   3:06
7. "Say It Ain't So"   4:18
8. "In the Garage"   3:55
9. "Holiday"   3:24
10. "Only in Dreams"   7:59
Total length:


  1. Luerssen, John D. (2004). Rivers' Edge: The Weezer Story. ECW Press. ISBN 978-1-55022-619-5.
  2. "Weezer". Billboard. Retrieved 2022-12-10.
  3. "American album certifications – Weezer – Weezer". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 15, 2021.
  4. "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. 2020-09-22. Retrieved 2022-12-10.