Six months later they ring the bell again with The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore (US#13). Tensions (‘touring in those days was very primitive’) dissolve the group in 1967.
World, clue up. Buddy Holly, meet Elliott Smith. Its initial reception was mixed, often quite negative though it reached US#19. Greatly discouraging for writer Rivers Cuomo, who even panned it himself.
But in 2002, Rolling Stone readers voted it the 16th greatest album. Public’s fickle. In 2010, Weezer tours performing the whole album.