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Matthew Sweet's third album is a remarkable artistic breakthrough. Grounded in the guitar pop of the Beatles, Big Star, The Byrds, R.E.M., and Neil Young, Girlfriend melds all of Sweet's influences into one majestic, wrenching sound that encompasses both the gentle country-rock of "Winona" and the winding guitars of "Girlfriend" and "Divine Intervention." Sweet's music might have recognizable roots, but Girlfriend never sounds derivative; thanks to his exceptional songwriting, the album is… read more

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  • It's a pic of Tuesday Weld - Sweet talks about it in this interview: http://www.spin.com/articles/matthew-sweet-looks-back-20-years-girlfriend/
  • anyone know who that is on the cover? really evocative image...matches the song perfectly
  • Still have this on cassette; the fuzz and delays make it nastalgic, a classic!
  • The best record of broken heart in ever.. love this record, taught me a lot.
  • I listened to this constantly in 1991 and 1992. It still holds up after all this time.
  • "Don't be afraid to play it loud" indeed.
  • Tuesday Weld <3
  • Check out for a personal view on MS's music: http://nosabesloquetepierdes.blogspot.com/2010/06/ive-been-waiting-matthew-sweet.html Hope you like it!
  • sweet fancy moses, it's been far too many years since i listened to this excellent album.
  • GREAT COVER, GREAT ALBUM POWER POP AT ITS BEST.I CAN'T HELP IT I LOVE THIS SOPPY SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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