For those who had the chance to immerse themselves in the sound of “Wake Up!,” something will hit you as different from that sober, clean, and fast-paced sound. Summer Nights is a portal to a dimension where nostalgia is a guide in a dreamy adventure. Leave everything behind. Nothing is needed but an open heart.
Looking back, Weezer’s The Blue Album qualifies, in my mind at least, as one of the great albums of the 90s. I return to it often. I expect these songs will be in the public consciousness for a long time to come, and for that, we can be truly thankful.