By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated November 03, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT
Sean Murphy

Only hardcore devotees (of which, admittedly, there are many) truly need to hear all of the 25 rarities and concert recordings included with this expanded two-CD reissue Pinkerton: Deluxe Edition. But the 1996 album itself remains Weezer?s finest hour and, arguably, the entire emo genre?s: 10 cringingly candid confessions of frontman Rivers Cuomo?s desires, frustrations, and hang-ups, spilled out over pop-punk arrangements with ambition and bite. Original album: A Extras: B

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