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ICYMI: Stereogum’s ‘Hear This’ section talks about “Sick of Myself”

Stereogum Copy Editor, Gwen Ihnat, takes a look back at 1995’s release, 100% Fun.

… the smitten Sweet of Girlfriend had met a “Devil With The Green Eyes” on Beast, so one-half of 100% Fun’s title turned out to be ironic: the fun part. The other half turned everything up to 11, aided by Brendan O’Brien’s bombastic production.

The album finds Sweet’s riveting juxtaposition in full force, as 100% Fun kicked off with the jaunt-that-belies-the-title “Sick Of Myself.” The song tells the story of the lovelorn Sweet (“I’m sick of myself when I look at you / Something as beautiful and true”) alongside a hook that will not be denied.

Read the article in it’s entirety.

100% Fun

“Sick of Myself” “Not When I Need It” “We’re the Same” “Giving It Back” “Everything Changes” “Lost My Mind” “Come to Love” “Walk Out” “I Almost Forgot” “Super Baby” “Get Older” “Smog Moon” Read more →