Editors’ Notes Matthew Sweet’s third album made power pop radio-friendly again (see the majestic “I’ve Been Waiting”) while it treated fans of pure pop music to songs that merged wide-ranging influences: there’s R&B (the title track), sad-bastard country (“Winona”), straight-up anti-war rock (“Holy War”), and Neil Young–ish singer/songwriter balladizing (“You Don’t Love Me” and the drop-dead-lovely finale “Nothing Lasts”). The guitar interplay between Robert Quine (Richard Hell & The Voidoids) and Richard Lloyd (Television) stings, stabs, and soars and provides a highly listenable (and wholly unpredictable) counterpoint to occasional pedal steel guitars and Sweet’s tender tenor.

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Divine Intervention
1
5:37
 
I've Been Waiting
2
3:36
 
Girlfriend
3
3:40
 
Looking At the Sun
4
4:16
 
Winona
5
5:00
 
Evangeline
6
4:47
 
Day for Night
7
2:55
 
Thought I Knew You
8
2:58
 
You Don't Love Me
9
5:21
 
I Wanted to Tell You
10
4:31
 
Don't Go
11
3:24
 
Your Sweet Voice
12
3:54
 
Does She Talk?
13
3:27
 
Holy War
14
3:25
 
Nothing Lasts
15
3:33
 

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