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Music, All Shook Down Theater Review: 'Girlfriend' (Based on Matthew Sweet LP) at the Berkeley Rep

Theater Review: 'Girlfriend' (Based on Matthew Sweet LP) at the Berkeley Rep

Better than: A Matthew Sweet album turned into a play about heterosexuals. Random detail: Saw author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) in the audience. Full disclosure: Before this week, I had never listened to Matthew Sweet's 1991 album Girlfriend. Some…
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Music, All Shook Down Matthew Sweet's "Girlfriend" Turned Into Berkeley Rep Musical

Matthew Sweet's "Girlfriend" Turned Into Berkeley Rep Musical

Turning Green Day's American Idiot into a musical worked out well for Berkeley Rep's image across the country, and now the prestigious theater company is hoping to turn the work of another (albeit much lesser known) pop icon into a…
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Music, Reviewed Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet

Well, the obvious question is: How relevant is the traditionally youthful pine of a gooey power-pop love song when it's sung by a fortysomething? Normally, not so much, which is why hesitation should be employed when considering the purchase of…
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Velvet Crush Free Expression (Bobsled) Imagine you had the Beatles' White Album in your CD player and upon punching in song eight were expecting to hear John Lennon go, "She's not a girl who misses much," but instead, a gentle…
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