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4.7 out of 5
127 Ratings
127 Ratings

Matthew Good Band is Back!

Skynyrdfan

"Born Losers" was free...LOL. Talk about a gift! This is the third CD I have by the MGB. "Underdogs," "Strange Days," and "Hospital Music." They've reverted a little back to the Underdog days.

"Born Losers," "Odette," and "The Devil's In Your Details" really push this album in full force.
Def. 4 stars!

Another Masterpiece from the Master!

Joe Beleznay

Amazing album, Matt outdoes himself once again. The US needs to take notice of this stellar Canadian artist. If you haven't heard of Matthew Good, do yourself a favor and check him out, you will not be dissapointed.

Another step forward for Matt

Nicholaus11

Matt Good continues to push the musical envelope with his third album since the break-up of Matthew Good Band. Hospital Music is an honest record that touches on real emotions, and showcases his writing talents and amazing voice, without resting on the laurels of his past albums. Unfortunately for music lovers, Matt hasn't recieved the commercial success in the States he deserves, so you may not be familiar with his previous work, but rest assured each album is worth the purchase price.

About Matthew Good

Canadian singer/songwriter Matthew Good rose to prominence in the mid-'90s fronting the popular alt-rock group Matthew Good Band. A crafty songwriter with a strong melodic sense and a somewhat brash outspokenness, Good led MGB from regional success in their native Vancouver to Juno-winning, double-platinum status over the course of four albums before the group disbanded in 2002. The following year, he made his solo debut with Avalanche, a more brooding and thoughtful stylistic departure that featured accompaniment from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on a number of tracks. A more stripped-down live approach was taken for his follow-up, White Light Rock & Roll Review, released the following year. Arriving in 2005, In a Coma compiled highlights from his years with MGB as well as more recent solo material.

Good's willingness to take stylistic risks and alter his formula would become a common theme over the years as he delivered acclaimed albums like 2007's chart-topping Hospital Music and 2009's Vancouver, the latter of which netted him another Juno Award. Released in 2011, Lights of Endangered Species saw him reunited with producer and frequent collaborator Warne Livesey, who had helmed his solo debut as well as MGB's breakout album, Beautiful Midnight. Good's sixth solo effort, 2013's hard-hitting Arrows of Desire, was inspired by alt-rock icons like Pixies and the Afghan Whigs, who were early influences of his. Two years later, Chaotic Neutral earned him yet another Juno nod and featured a duet with past collaborator Holly McNarland on a cover of Kate Bush's "Cloudbusting." In 2017, he delivered the full-length Something Like a Storm, featuring the single "Bad Guys Win." ~ Timothy Monger

HOMETOWN
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
GENRE
Rock
BORN
June 29, 1971

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