Weight (album)

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Weight
Studio album by Rollins Band
Released April 12, 1994
Recorded 1993 & 1994
Genre Alternative metal, post-hardcore
Length 53:26
Label Imago Records
Producer Theo Van Rock
Rollins Band chronology
The End of Silence
(1992)
Weight
(1994)
Come in and Burn
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
NME 4/5 stars 4/9/94, p.41

Weight is the fourth full-length studio album by the Rollins Band, released on April 12, 1994 (see 1994 in music). It featured the band's biggest hits, "Liar" and "Disconnect," which gained rotation on MTV and gained popularity after being featured on Beavis and Butthead. The song "Civilized" was also used as the closing theme for Dennis Miller Live from 1994-2002 on HBO.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are credited to Rollins Band

  1. "Disconnect" – 4:57
  2. "Fool" – 4:26
  3. "Icon" – 3:41
  4. "Civilized" – 3:54
  5. "Divine Object of Hatred" – 4:01
  6. "Liar" – 6:34
  7. "Step Back" – 3:58
  8. "Wrong Man" – 4:19
  9. "Volume 4" – 4:39
  10. "Tired" - 3:46
  11. "Alien Blueprint" – 3:45
  12. "Shine" – 5:26

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1994 Metal Hammer United Kingdom "Albums of the Year" 7 [2]
1994 Melody Maker United Kingdom "Albums of the Year" 34 [3]
1994 Sounds Germany "Albums of the Year" 47 [4]
1995 RAW United Kingdom "90 essential albums for the 90s" * [5]
"*" denotes an unordered list.

Chart performance[edit]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas Erlewine, Stephen. "allmusic ((( Weight > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved January 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Metal Hammer - Albums of the Year". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Melody Maker - Albums of the Year". Melody Maker. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  4. ^ "Sounds - Albums of the Year". Sounds. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  5. ^ "Terrorizer - 90 essential albums for the 90s". RAW. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  6. ^ "Rollins Band - Weight". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  7. ^ Weight, UK charts page for Weight by Rollins Band
  8. ^ "Rollins Band - Weight". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  9. ^ "Rollins Band - Weight". SwedishCharts.com. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  10. ^ "Weight charts [albums]". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  11. ^ "Rollins Band - Weight". DutchCharts.nl. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  12. ^ "UK charts page for "Liar" by Rollins Band". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  13. ^ "Rollins Band - "Liar"". Steffen Hung, dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2010-01-17.