UPDATE September, 2010: A Japanese Web site posted a possible tracklist, view it here.
Last fall, Weezer announced a special Deluxe Edition of their second album, 1996’s Pinkerton would appear in stores in February or March 2010. Not only would this deluxe album feature the 10 tracks of Pinkerton, it would also contain demos, alternate versions and possibly other unreleased gems like a full-band version of Superfriend (from Songs from the Black Hole), Getting Up and Leaving or even the (now) mythical track Tragic Girl.
Last November, I wrote a post speculating what would comprise Pinkerton Deluxe, and I’ve gotten some traffic to the Kingdom thanks to it. Well, I feel it necessary to post an update: It’s February (almost March) and we’re going to have to wait a little longer for the album.
Weezer Homie Karl Koch posted on allthingsweezer this week that while the tracklist is done, we will have to wait a little longer for Pinkerton Deluxe. No word on how much longer.
However, before we get Pinkerton Deluxe, we can expect Odds and Ends, a CD featuring a number of unreleased Weezer songs that were recorded for album releases, but never saw the light of day. If you want to speculate on what songs will be on Odds and Ends, you better have some time on your hands. All I can say is check out the Weezer Recording History, and anywhere you see a song mentioned as being recorded during an official album session, you have a potential O+E track.
4 thoughts on “Waiting and Waiting (for Pinkerton Deluxe)”
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just found your blog digging for info on pink deluxe. then i realized you’re from atw.
i enjoyed your articles on atw. definitely the most mysterious and intriguing time in weezer history.
i’m an old school fan =w= fan and i love lost as well.
thinking of posting on my blog about lost and weezer (i have already written on them as separate topics on my blog). with hurley coming out – i think i have to.
see ya around.
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