Tuesday, August 26, 2008

We've Done Enough Thinking

Matthew Sweet - Sunshine LiesToday is the day - Matthew Sweet's newest masterpiece Sunshine Lies is now available for purchase: iTunes (with 5 extra tunes!), Amazon.com.

I've compiled just a few reviews in no particular order:
Too Poppy
Pop Matters
allmusic
Spin.com
A Cracked Pot
Daily Breeze
KTVU
North County Times
Courant.com
Earvolution
OC Weekly
Times Online
Charleston.net
San Diego Weekly Reader
The Olympian

There are others - feel free to post them in comments. Thanks to the Matthew Sweet email lists for already compiling some of these.

UPDATE: The AV Club has weighed in.
UPDATE 2: And so have Starpulse, MassLive.com, The Press-Enterprise, & a horsecrap C- rating by HeraldNet.

4 comments:

Dan said...

Here's a video of Matthew playing "Let's Love": http://www.getback.com/Original-Video/61050/Matthew-Sweet-Let%27s-Love/true

Dan said...

More getback.com videos:

Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Lz8mnIuaR4

Daisychain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv5j_vmyOaQ

Anonymous said...

Here's another crap review. This one is from Entertainment Weekly: http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20222132,00.html

2poppy said...

While I certainly agree with EW's assessment about which tracks are the two weakest links on the album, the review all but ignores how stellar the rest of it really is. Weak.