By Laura Morgan
Updated December 01, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST
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Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00

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MATTHEW SWEET Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (Volcano)

Whether delivering feedback-drenched guitar rock or doleful ballads, Matthew Sweet’s unshackled vulnerability lends even his lesser material intimacy; he’s a noble, if doomed, idealist. The retrospective Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00 (with two previously unreleased tracks) offers a superb career snapshot. While some may regard Sweet as a one-hit wonder (the jangly ”Girlfriend” was an MTV staple in 1991), this chronologically arranged disc shows his knack for crafting timeless power pop has never faltered. A-

Time Capsule: The Best of Matthew Sweet 90/00

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