Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Intervention
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"


Matthew Sweet Son of Altered Beast 180g 12" Vinyl EP

Matthew Sweet

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Artist-Approved 180g Ultra-Quiet Vinyl Pressed at RTI!
Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound!
100% Analog Mastering from Real Analog Tapes!
First Time on Vinyl!

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Along with the Matthew Sweet 1991-1995 reissue series, Intervention Records and Matthew Sweet release the Son of Altered Beast 7-song EP, which appears on vinyl for the very first time!

A must-have for fans of Matthew Sweet's Holy Trinity of Power-Pop studio classics is 1994's Son of Altered Beast. Featuring a remix and an outtake from the from the Altered Beast studio album plus 5 amazing, ferocious live recordings, Son of Altered Beast is a fascinating snap shot in time from Sweet's amazingly prolific 1990's winning streak which began with 1991's Girlfriend.

Remarkably, although recorded 100% analog, Intervention's reissue is the FIRST TIME ON VINYL for Son of Altered Beast! The 180-Gram LP is 100% analog mastered, and housed in a gorgeous single-pocket "Old Style" gatefold printed by Stoughton Printing. The jacket art was restored by Intervention's art director Tom Vadakan.

The LP is are 100% analog mastered from the ORIGINAL ANALOG MASTER TAPES by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound.

The ultra-quiet 180-gram LPs are pressed at boutique press, RTI in Camarillo, CA.

Son of Altered Beast features a single-pocket "Old Style" gatefold by Stoughton as well.

"... this is the way live rock and roll is supposed to sound these days--inspiration on the edge of chaos." -Robert Christgau

" ... Son of Altered Beast demonstrates Matthew Sweet's ability to reinvent his music live, rather than reproduce it." -All Music

• Artist Approved
• 100% Analog Mastering From Real Analog Tapes
• Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound
• Ultra-Quiet 180g Vinyl
• Pressed at RTI
• Exquisitely Restored Art single-pocket "Old Style" gatefold jacket printed by Stoughton

Side A:

1. Devil With the Green Eyes (remix)
2. Superdeformed (live)
3. Someone To Pull the Trigger (live)
4. Knowing People (live)
Side B:
5. I Wanted To Tell You (live)
6. Don't Cry No Tears (live)
7. Ultrasuede (studio outtake)

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