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Girlfriend (album) by Matthew Sweet 

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Girlfriend
Girlfriend by Matthew Sweet (1991)
Overall rank: 1,805th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 118 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1991 (29th)
Top albums of the 1990s (377th)
Best albums of all time (1,805th)

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Girlfriend is ranked as the best album by Matthew Sweet.

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 118 votes)
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90/100
The first 10 songs on this album are a fantastic album on their own. The last 5 drag it down a bit, though. The guitar playing from Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine is tremendous, and there are so many great melodies throughout.
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From ButterThumbz 04/01/2014 18:02
Combining all the best elements from pop rock history and turning them into something bright, shiny and new.
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From Secondsoul 09/07/2013 13:15
The title track kicks ass!
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From covecove 05/07/2013 14:29
Worth the ride...
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From Charicature 05/04/2011 15:52
I would add Nothing Lasts to the highlights and call it perhaps the best song on the album.
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From GuitarDan 10/28/2010 01:23
CONTEXT: In the middle of the early '90s grunge era, Sweet created 2 of the best pop rock albums of the decade. The production is a bit too squeaky-clean, but the songs are undeniable: they hook you in, and then keep getting better with repeated listens.
MUSIC: A surprisingly diverse collection of blues riffs, jangle-pop, psychedelica, and even country sounds. The vocal harmonies are a throwback to the 1960s, but the music never sounds dated or derivative.
LYRICS: Beneath the soothing facade are lyrics that express betrayal, heartbreak, and desperation. It's done so subtly that it sometimes gets overlooked.
HIGHLIGHTS: I've Been Waiting, Girlfriend, Winona.
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