Matthew Sweet discography

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Matthew Sweet discography
Releases
Studio albums 13
Compilation albums 2
EPs 1
Singles 6

This is the solo discography for American alternative rock/power pop musician Matthew Sweet.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US

[1]

Heatseekers

[1]

1986 Inside
1989 Earth
1991 Girlfriend 100 1
1993 Altered Beast
  • Released: July 13, 1993
  • Label: Zoo Entertainment
75
1995 100% Fun
  • Released: March 14, 1995
  • Label: Zoo Entertainment
65
1997 Blue Sky on Mars
  • Released: March 25, 1997
  • Label: Zoo Entertainment
66
1999 In Reverse 188
2003 Kimi Ga Suki
2004 Living Things
  • Released: September 7, 2004
  • Label: RCAM Records
2006 Under the Covers, Vol. 1 192
2008 Sunshine Lies
  • Released: August 26, 2008
  • Label: Shout! Factory
162
2009 Under the Covers, Vol. 2
  • With Susanna Hoffs
  • Released: July 21, 2009
  • Label: Shout! Factory
2011 Modern Art
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US

[1]

2000 Time Capsule: Best of 90/00
  • Released: September 26, 2000
  • Label: Volcano Records
2002 To Understand: The Early Recordings of Matthew Sweet
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US

[1]

1994 Son of Altered Beast
  • Released: March 15, 1994
  • Label: Zoo Entertainment
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US

[1]

US Main

[1]

US Mod

[1]

1991 "Divine Intervention" 23 Girlfriend
1992 "Girlfriend" 10 4
1993 "The Ugly Truth" 35 3 Altered Beast
1995 "We're the Same" [a] 34 100% Fun
"Sick of Myself" 58 13 2
1997 "Where You Get Love" 24 14 Blue Sky on Mars
"—" denotes a release that did not chart or was not issued in that region.
Notes

Contributions[edit]

  • In 1985, Sweet contributed a cover of the dB's "Ask for Jill" (with Don Dixon and Chris Stamey) for the Hoboken anthology, Luxury Condos Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon.
  • In 1994, Sweet contributed a cover of The Carpenter's "Let Me Be The One" for the tribute album, If I Were A Carpenter.
  • In 1996, Sweet contributed the song "Happiness" for the film, Brain Candy, the song "Dark Secret" for the film, The Craft, and the song "Swan Song" for the film, Bed of Roses. Also that year, Sweet contributed bass guitar to the Fastball song "Are You Ready for the Fallout?" on their debut album.
  • In 1999, Sweet contributed the song "Faith in You" for the film, Drive Me Crazy
  • In 2000, Sweet contributed vocals and lyrics to Delerium's song "Daylight" on one of the band's albums.
  • In 2002, Sweet contributed his song "Girlfriend" for the film, Crossroads, and the song "It Don't Matter to Me" for the film, Ash Wednesday.
  • In 2003, Sweet contributed the song "Daddy Wasn't There" (with Mike Myers) for the film, Austin Powers in Goldmember, as well as appearing in the film itself.
  • In 2005, Sweet contributed a cover of Tom Petty's "American Girl" for High School Reunion: A Tribute To Those Great 1980's Films. [6]
  • In 2007, Sweet contributed the song "Come to California" for the film, Nancy Drew, and a cover of the Stone Poneys' "Different Drum" for the film, The Heartbreak Kid.
  • In 2009, Sweet contributed a cover of The Beatles' "Got to Get You Into My Life" for the film Imagine That.
  • In 2010, Sweet contributed the song Wild for the film, The Bigtop. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Matthew Sweet - Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  2. ^ a b "RIAA Certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles". Billboard (BPI Communications) 107 (37): 85. September 16, 1995. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved December 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Matthew Sweet - Chart history". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ CD liner notes: Track No. 9, Sweet Relief, 1993 Thirsty Ear Records
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/high-school-reunion-a-tribute-to-those-great-80s-films!-mw0001444768
  7. ^ http://www.bigtopmovie.com/