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Matthew Sweet

Born: Oct 6, 1964 in Lincoln, NE
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: After spending the '80s as an unappreciated jangle pop guitarist with Oh-OK and Lloyd Cole, as well as a solo artist, Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American power pop revival. Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted ...Read full biography
Released: 1991
Label: Volcano Recordings
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Matthew Sweet's third album is a remarkable artistic breakthrough. Grounded in the guitar pop of the Beatles, Big Star, Byrds, R.E.M., and Neil Young, Girlfriend melds all of Sweet's influences into one ...Read full review
Girlfriend [Deluxe Edition]
Released: 1991
Label: Volcano Heritage
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A little over a year after the fall 1991 release of Matthew Sweet's third album, Girlfriend, his label, Zoo, issued the promo-only Goodfriend -- roughly an alternate version of the album containing acoustic ...Read full review
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