Matchbox Twenty: Yourself Or Someone Like You

Matchbox Twenty SKU: 43876105
Matchbox Twenty: Yourself Or Someone Like You

Matchbox Twenty: Yourself Or Someone Like You

Matchbox Twenty SKU: 43876105

Format: VINYL LP

Regular price $76.86

On average, orders containing available-to-ship items are processed and dispatched within 1-2 business days, although this is not guaranteed.

Orders containing preorder items will ship as 1 fulfillment once all items in the order are available to ship.

Please note, Tower Records Merchandise and Exclusives are dispatched separately. On average, these items take 3-4 business days to dispatch, although this is not guaranteed.

The estimated shipping times that are displayed at checkout are from the point of dispatch. 

See our shipping policy for more information.

We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item(s) to make a return.

To be eligible for a return of an unwanted item, your item must be in the same condition that you received it and in its original packaging.

In the unfortunate situation that a product is damaged/faulty/incorrect, let us know and we will endeavor to correct any issue as soon as possible.

Please see our refund policy for more information.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Title: Yourself Or Someone Like You
Artist: Matchbox Twenty
Label: Analogue Prod.
Product Type: VINYL LP
UPC: 753088753176
Genre: Rock

Analogue Productions (Atlantic Series) Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Atlantic Records! Yourself Or Someone Like You - Matchbox Twenty's diamond certified debut album! 180-gram 45 RPM double LP Mastered directly from the original master tape by Ryan K. Smith Pressed at Quality Record Pressings Tip-on old style gatefold double pocket jackets with film lamination by Stoughton Printing Described by AllMusic as the standard-bearer for post-alternative rock 'n' roll because of it's '90s production dynamics, while still holding true to it's classic rock core, Yourself or Someone Like You - the debut album from Matchbox Twenty - features sturdy songs and fairly strong hooks, all delivered forcefully with lead singer-songwriter Rob Thomas's distinctive bravado. Musically not flashy, nor as ingratiating as Third Eye Blind's pop instincts, the album is solid, American rock, reminiscent of a blend of Tom Petty and Pearl Jam. So it shouldn't have been surprising when the album found a wide audience. Yourself Or Someone Like You went on to sell more than 15 million copies worldwide. The band was a mainstream staple of the mid- to late-'90s with it's light rock songs about loneliness, depression, anger, and alcoholism, and successful albums followed such as Mad Season and More Than You Think You Are. Band members reunited in 2012 for North. Thomas says he wrote the songs for Yourself Or Someone Like You in a five- or six-month period before the band recorded it. He felt driven to create new songs, he says, because of a contentious relationship with a previous band he had left, and the motivation to be ready and prepared when it came time for Matchbox Twenty to record it's debut album. The album's second single 'Push' released in 1997 topped the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart and became one of the band's signature songs. Thomas wrote the lyrics to 'Push' with Matt Serletic. The lyrics dealt with the stress of falling in and out of love. In Birmingham, Alabama, the band was playing a thousand-seat club and there was a line of patrons outside the door clamoring to get in. Matchbox Twenty was the opening act that night for The Lemonheads. 'We thought, 'Wow, The Lemonheads are having a good night.' Then we found out it was because that town was the only one playing 'Push' on the radio and it was the biggest hit in Birmingham, and they were all there for us. It was a huge change. We were so used to playing to 20 people, or sometimes to six people and most of the time they were people from the other band (that was playing) that night; we would just play for each other. So, it was a really big change that all of a sudden, people we didn't know were lining up to see us,' Thomas told the AV Club. All the hallmarks of a top-notch Analogue Productions reissue are here for you to savor: Mastered directly from the original master tape by Ryan K. Smith and cut at 45 RPM. Pressed at Quality Record Pressings, and housed in tip-on old style gatefold double pocket jackets with film lamination by Stoughton Printing.Tracklist:0 Side 1 1 1. real world 2 2. long day 3 3. 3 am 4 5 Side 2 6 1. push 7 2. girl like that 8 3. back 2 good 9 10 Side 3 11 1. damn 12 2. argue 13 3. kody 14 15 Side 4 16 1. busted 17 2. shame 18 3. hang


Recently viewed