Mad Season - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Matt Serletic
- Mad Season
This limited edition comes with special packaging not included on the regular version.
Matchbox Twenty: Rob Thomas (vocals, acoustic guitar, piano); Paul Doucette (vocals, acoustic guitar, drums, percussion); Kyle Cook, Adam Gaynor (vocals, guitar); Brian Yale (bass).
Additional personnel: Nashville String Machine (strings); Atlanta Brass Society (horns); Tony Adams (drums); Sam Bacco (percussion); Angie Aparo, Peter Stuart (background vocals).
Recorded at Tree Sound Studios, Atlanta, Georgia; East Iris & Oceanway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee.
MAD SEASON BY MATCHBOX TWENTY was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Rock Album and "Bent" was nominated for Best Rock Song.
Like it or not, Matchbox Twenty's songs have an uncanny ability to take near-permanent residence in your musical consciousness. Returning with MAD SEASON BY MATCHBOX TWENTY, the band cashes in their 20, perhaps in an effort to avoid getting lumped with other "number bands."
Matchbox Twenty is a truly complimentary vehicle for Rob Thomas' pen and voice. An obvious contender for single status, "Crutch" features modern R&B flavored verses and a driving chorus that could easily rival "Smooth" for longevity. "Last Beautiful Girl," with its thick vocal harmonies and dynamic extremes, has Thomas struggling through bittersweet heartbreak. "If You're Gone" makes tasteful use of Chicago-styled horns and orchestration very much in the David Foster production style. Title track "Mad Season" explores insecurity and emotional vulnerability, while in "Rest Stop," a woman musters the courage to end a failing relationship. "The Burn" describes frustration over lack of inspiration, and the breakaway single "Bent" has an '80s essence, with triggered drums and Journey-influenced keyboards. MAD SEASON will surely liberate the band from any lingering opinions that they're just a flash in the pan.
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- Matchbox Twenty
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Angry
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Black & White People
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Crutch
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Last Beautiful Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] If You're Gone
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Mad Season
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Rest Stop
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Burn, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Bent
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Bed of Lies
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Leave
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Stop
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] You Won't Be Mine / (untitled) - (hidden track)
- WEA (Distributor)
Q (7/00, p.120) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...[A] passionate, turbulent affair, sounding, oddly, like a cross between Foreigner and the Red Hot Chili Peppers....There are some good songs here, touched by Southern funkiness..."
Mojo (Publisher) (8/00, p.98) - "...Rammed with FM-friendly post-grunge....The hook-splashed [album] will satisfy millions."
- 60m 23s
- Video Disabled
- Noel Golden; David Thoener
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