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Matthew Sweet (born October 6, 1964) is a power pop musician from Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. He was part of the burgeoning Athens, Georgia music scene in the early and mid-1980s before gaining commercial success during the early 1990s.

As a young musician wanting to make a name for himself, Sweet set off to Athens, Georgia in the mid '80s, to attend college and join the vibrant Athens music scene, most famous…

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  • I felt so cool listening to 100% Fun in college
  • v - probably due to having the IQ of a soggy Fruit Loop.
  • @MystryMiscreant, why do you have to be mean like that?
  • love his music sadly i only have his older stuff need to start getting more of his new stuff. anyone have any recomendations on his newer cds?
  • Jeff Mangum for Plebs?
  • After last May, I bought the deluxe edition of Girlfriend. I also bought In Reverse from a CD sale my university's radio station held. Still an amazing artist. I still ought to get more of his stuff.
  • Hey Power Pop Fans! Scottish Power Pop / Indie Pop band Aerial will be releasing a new record later this year. Listen to the last record at http://www.last.fm/music/Aerial/Back+Within+Reach Stay tuned for more info at facebook.com/aerialband and on Twitter @aerial_band Thanks! Aerial
  • First heard when he released Girlfriend so many years ago. That record is perfect. I really want to hear his early band, Oh-OK.
  • My review of 100% Fun http://sonnygideon.tumblr.com/post/25800032195/matthew-sweets-100-fun-is-a-very-accurate-title follow me! :)
  • I found CD copies of both 100% Fun and Altered Beast at a local flea market. Best $2 I've spent in a while. I need to check out the rest of his stuff.

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