From the album's first moment, CDT drops the hammer and never lets up, bashing out a pogo frenzy of Ramones-style buzz-saw chords, go-go beats, and a handful of hardcore sprints. Tongue firmly in cheek, singer-guitarist Jeff Hardy delivers lyrics that recall Cheap Trick, winning by keeping it simple, as in "Gee Whiz": "I think you're great/I think you're really cool/You're really nice/ And you go to school/Gee whiz/ When you're with me/Gee whiz/If the world could see." It's been a while since Weezer wrote anything this consistently engaging. As the song says, follow C.D. Truth to Akron -- or wherever you have to. They're worth a drive.
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