The Black Sessions

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The Black Sessions
The Black Sessions cover
by Weezer
Recorded February 21, 1995 at Paris, France
Genre Alternative Rock
Length 25:09
Weezer chronology
Weezer
1994
The Black Sessions
1995
Pinkerton
1996

The Black Sessions is a regular live-performance series on French radio. Like other artists, Weezer played the show live to air, and the recordings were later made into a very limited set of promo only CDs, for purposes of re-broadcast. These were not offered for sale and are very tough to find on the secondary/collector's market.

However, years later, several re-pressings were made and distributed, and can occasionally be found at online retailers or eBay. Lossless files taken from such a repressing were shared at albumsix, but it was soon discovered that the recordings were of lossy, mp3 quality. It has been theorized that these repressings were made from secondary sources, or even of bootleg origin.

Regardless of quality, many fans still seek out either an original disc, or digital files, of these sessions, as Blue-era soundboard recordings are scarce.

Tracklist

  1. "Buddy Holly" - 3:04
  2. "No One Else" - 3:52
  3. "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here" - 3:53
  4. "Say It Ain't So" - 5:08
  5. "Undone - The Sweater Song" - 5:10
  6. "Surf Wax America" - 4:02