We discuss Matthew Sweet's 1991 breakout album 'Girlfriend' with singer/songwriter Paul Roub
In 1990 Matthew Sweet - who was going through a divorce and was just dropped by his record label - assembled a band that included iconic guitarists Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine and released what would be his breakout album, 1991's 'Girlfriend'. Singer/songwriter Paul Roub sat down with Rob to discuss this stripped-down slab of noisy pop goodness.
Songs featured in this episode: Be Human - Paul Roub; Three Little Pigs - Green Jelly; Blank Generation - Richard Hell & The Voidoids; Alive - Pearl Jam; Divine Intervention, I've Been Waiting, Girlfriend, Looking at the Sun, Winona, Evangeline, Day for Night, Thought I Knew You, You Don't Love Me, I Wanted to Tell You, Don't Go, Your Sweet Voice, Does She Talk?, Holy War, Nothing Lasts - Matthew Sweet; Undone - Weezer; Galileo - Indigo Girls; Wicked Little Town - John Cameron Mitchell; Hesitating Beauty - Billy Bragg & Wilco; Don't Stop Me Now - Queen; Marquee Moon - Television; Rape of the Vespers - The Holy Terrors; No Flowers - Paul Roub; Christmas - The Buzz of Delight featuring Matthew Sweet
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