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The 20 Most Memorable Songs of 1991

So much remarkable music was released in 1991 that it's difficult to choose just 20 memorable songs without a few omissions.

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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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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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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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Matthew Sweet: Girlfriend

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

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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

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.

P. Nelson Reinsch

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