The Pillowcase

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The Pillowcase
The Pillowcase EP.jpg
EP by Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs
Released August 22, 2006
Recorded Lolina Green (Matthew Sweet's home studio)
Genre Rock
Label Shout! Factory / Parasol Records
Producer Matthew Sweet, Susanna Hoffs
Matthew Sweet chronology
Under the Covers, Vol. 1
The Pillowcase
Sunshine Lies
Susanna Hoffs chronology
Under the Covers, Vol. 1
The Pillowcase
Under the Covers, Vol. 2

The Pillowcase is a collaboration EP between alternative rock artist Matthew Sweet and Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs. Released by Shout! Factory in 2006 in collaboration with Parasol Records as a double-7" vinyl, it contains 4 cover versions of favorite songs from the 1960s. It was designed as a companion piece to Sweet and Hoffs' album, Under the Covers, Vol. 1. Two of the tracks on the EP appear on that album, while the other two tracks were exclusive to the EP.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Original artist
1. "I See the Rain" The Marmalade
2. "The Village Green Preservation Society"* The Kinks
3. "She May Call You Up Tonight" The Left Banke
4. "I Can See For Miles"* The Who

* tracks exclusive to this EP


  • Matthew Sweet - vocals, guitar, organ, piano
  • Susanna Hoffs - vocals
  • Ivan Julian - acoustic guitar, "feedback"
  • Richard Lloyd - guitar
  • Van Dyke Parks - piano
  • Ric Menck - drums, tambourine
  • Julie Pusch - violin, viola
  • Joseph Harvey - cello
  • Shawn Amos - executive producer
  • Bob Ludwig - mastering
  • Henry Diltz - photography
  • Ed Fotheringham - illustrations
  • Jeff Palo - artwork, package supervision
  • Todd Gallopo - package design
  • Julee Stover - editorial supervision
  • Emily Johnson - project assistant
  • John Roberts - project assistant


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