RECORDED AS POP CULTURE CLUB: I've had some wonderful guests in the past, but this one is particularly near and dear to me for reasons which I cover in this episode. Power pop legend Matthew Sweet talks with me about a number of things including what it's like to hang out with Brian Wilson, the early days of MTV and record labels, what's in store for the future, and more! There's certainly a lot of talk about in regards to his many records but I did steer the conversation towards Girlfriend, Altered Beast and mainly In Reverse, which I think is one of the best records of his career.
Even if you've never heard of Matthew, you should become familiar with his incredible songwriting since it's had a huge influence on my own music. There is no outro, since I wanted one of my favorite ballads of his to play in its entirety, and have the episode end on that "note." This was a true honor, and I couldn't be more happier with this conversation. There will be more to come in the future!
"Girlfriend" from the album Girlfriend
"Where You Get Love" from the album Blue Sky On Mars
"I Almost Forgot" from the album 100% Fun
Matthew's website for tour dates & music: