8 thoughts on “ In Too Deep - Matthew Sweet - Altered Beast (Cassette, Album) ”

  1. At some point in the 90’s, I was handed a copy of Matthew Sweet’s “Altered Beast” at, of all places, a golf course. A promo copy, shrink-wrapped, like a litte birthday present. Complete with a sticker that read, “For Promotional Purposes Only — Not for Resale!”.
  2. Sep 27,  · Matthew Sweet's fourth album and, in essence, his followup to the smashing success of the "Girlfriend" album. The recording features a generous handful of performances from noteworthy musicians Sweet looks up to, including Jody Stephens of Big Star, Richard Lloyd of Television, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, well-known UK pianist/organist Nicky Hopkins, fiddler Byron Berline, /5().
  3. Label: Zoo Entertainment - • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered gram • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Country Rock, Power Pop Matthew Sweet - Altered Beast (, gram, Vinyl) | Discogs/5(20).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Altered Beast on Discogs.4/5(3).
  5. Label: Zoo Entertainment - 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Indie Rock Matthew Sweet - Altered Beast (, CD) | Discogs Explore.
  6. The title of the album is borrowed from the arcade game Altered Beast. Sweet told Spin magazine that the title meant "whatever is inside you that someday might explode, and maybe you don't know it's there", which he found similar to the game, where "you have to find these little power-up things, and when you eat them you become the Altered.
  7. Catalog number appears on spine, back cover and disc. Catalog number ora appears on insert. The intro to part two is an exceprt from the movie "Caligula" featuring Malcolm McDowell which is used by permission from the actor and Penthouse Financial Services, N.V. © Background on cover insert printed as Orange.
  8. Compared to the concise songwriting of Girlfriend, Altered Beast is all over the place, both emotionally and musically. Ranging from piercing guitar rave-ups ("Dinosaur Act") to gorgeous country-rock ("Time Capsule"), the album not only covers all sides of Matthew Sweet's musical personality, but pastes them together haphazardly. Consequently, it takes a bit of time for all of it to make sense.

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