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Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00MATTHEW SWEET Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (Volcano) Whether delivering feedback-drenched guitar rock or doleful ballads, Matthew...Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00RockMATTHEW SWEET Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (Volcano) Whether delivering feedback-drenched guitar rock or doleful ballads, Matthew...2000-12-01
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Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00

Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Matthew Sweet

MATTHEW SWEET Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (Volcano)

Whether delivering feedback-drenched guitar rock or doleful ballads, Matthew Sweet’s unshackled vulnerability lends even his lesser material intimacy; he’s a noble, if doomed, idealist. The retrospective Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (with two previously unreleased tracks) offers a superb career snapshot. While some may regard Sweet as a one-hit wonder (the jangly ”Girlfriend” was an MTV staple in 1991), this chronologically arranged disc shows his knack for crafting timeless power pop has never faltered. A-