Articles tagged matthew sweet

Technicolor Revelations: A Conversation with Jon Lindsay

The talented new singer-songwriter chatted with PopMatters about his affinity for storytelling and collecting keyboards, and what inspired his debut LP, a collection of power pop songs that shine from Chicago to Charlotte.

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In ‘Girlfriend,’ Matthew Sweet’s lyrics tell the story

BERKELEY, Calif. — It looks like an innocent radio sing-a-long. In the new musical “Girlfriend,” two adolescents are belting out a pop-rock tune that’s on

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Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs: Under the Covers Vol. 2

These are power-pop covers of power-pop songs; straightforward versions that usually lay the guitar-pop sugar on even thicker than the originals did.

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Matthew Sweet: Sunshine Lies

Sweet has been low-profile for most of this decade, but Sunshine Lies is a great return to form for one of the best power-pop artists of the '90s.

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20 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Bridges: Limits of the Sky

Debut album from young Alabama family is, despite its impeccable radio-ready polish, more than mere adolescent catharsis and focus-group appeal. Matthew Sweet produces.

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14 Jun 2006 // 11:00 PM

Matthew Sweet: Girlfriend

Girlfriend sounds as vibrant and essential as it did when it hit the streets 15 years ago.

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20 Dec 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Matthew Sweet: Living Things / Kimi Ga Suki

Perceived primarily as a purveyor of pure pop, Sweet seems to be the sonic inheritor of the plush soundscapes and taut packaging of the Beatles.

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	Matthew Sweet: Platinum & Gold Collection

I can hear you asking now: Didn’t Matthew Sweet just release a greatest hits album, back in 2000? Yes, he did—and, no, he hasn’

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	Matthew Sweet: To Understand: The Early Recordings of Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet fans are of the rabidly devoted type. Ask the typical Matthew Sweet fan about their collection of his material, and they’re likely

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30 Mar 2000 // 2:00 PM

For once, when an artist claimed to be happy to be spending the evening in D.C., the artist sounded wholly sincere, and not just because he apparently toured the White House earlier in the day.

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        Matthew Sweet: Time Capsule: The Best of 90/00

While Sweet seems to have crawled from the same primordial pop and jangle as contemporaries like Teenage Fanclub and Velvet Crush (whom he has produced

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Matthew Sweet: In Reverse

Since he is a consistently interesting songwriter, the varying successes of Matthew Sweet’s solo albums are partially dependent on the contributions of collaborators. His

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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