Weezer Details Pinkerton Re-Issue

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WeezerWeezer have unveiled some details regarding their anticipated re-release of their 1996 album Pinkerton. Though considered a disappointment upon its release, the album is now considered one of the most influential and important albums of that decade and beyond.  In 2004, Rolling Stone  re-reviewed the album, raising it from three stars to the ultimate five.  Spin has listed the album among the 100 best albums of 1985-2005 and Guitar World ranks it among the top 100 guitar albums of all-time.

The re-issue will be available on November 2nd, 2010 and features not only the original album but  also twenty-five bonus tracks, including every official B-side and 16 previously unreleased recordings. Accompanying the package is a booklet with numerous photos and an essay by band friend Karl Koch. The complete track listing is below.

Original Album:
1.    Tired Of Sex
2.    Getchoo
3.    No Other One
4.    Why Bother?
5.    Across The Sea
6.    The Good Life
7.    El Scorcho
8.    Pink Triangle
9.    Falling For You
10.  Butterfly
B-Sides and More:
11.  You Gave Your Love To Me Softly
12.  Devotion
13.  The Good Life (Radio Remix)
14.  Waiting On You
15.  I Just Threw Out The Love Of My Dreams
16.  The Good Life (Live and Acoustic)
17.  Pink Triangle (Radio Remix)
18.  I Swear It’s True*
19.  Pink Triangle (Live and Acoustic)
1.    You Won’t Get With Me Tonight*
2.    The Good Life (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*
3.    El Scorcho (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*
4.    Pink Triangle (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*
5.    Why Bother? (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*
6.    El Scorcho (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*
7.    Pink Triangle (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*
8.    The Good Life (Live at X96)
9.    El Scorcho (Live and Acoustic)*
10.  Across The Sea Piano Noodles*
11.  Butterfly (Alternate Take)*
12.  Long Time Sunshine*
13.  Getting Up And Leaving*
14.  Tired Of Sex (Tracking Rough)*
15.  Getchoo (Tracking Rough)*
16.  Tragic Girl*
*Previously unreleased