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20 Sep 04

matt barber: good or bad? discuss

okay, so was i at the same matt barber show as karen jackson of the queen’s journal?

the only explanations i have for our diverging views on the show are:
a) she enjoyed the sum 41 show earlier that evening.
b) she was on the right side of the grad club where the morons tend to congregate. i know that i’ve had otherwise good shows soured by drunken idiots at the grad club, but i don’t think i’ve ever had that skew my opinion of a performance…

in summary, come to chumptastic before the journal for your entertainment review needs.

4 Responses to “matt barber: good or bad? discuss”

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    anne Says:

    um, although i wasn’t in attendence at the show in question, i’ve seen matt barber about 3 times and each time i was thoroughly bored (the so-called “hotness” notwithstanding). i wouldn’t say he’s terrible by any means, but i would agree that one of his sets is comparable to one looooong, boring song. my two cents? thumbs down to matt barber.

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    Sofi Says:

    Although Jill is the superior Barber vis-a-vis vocals and lyrics, Matt’s music gets to me. I’m not sure if it’s the Kingston nostalgia factor or what, but his music makes me feel as comfy-cozy as a pint in the Grad Club did on a cold wintry day. Karen Jackson will remove her foot from her mouth once his new catchy-as-fuck single, “Little Love”, starts making waves.

    Matt Barber is good.

  3. 3
    Virg Says:

    Hi I happen to stumble on this thread will looking up Pete Elkas’ website….Bizarre
    I ALSO stumbled on Matt’s review!! It was too much!! I think Matt is GOOD!!
    Ohhh by the way Karen WAS drunk!!

  4. 4
    pager Says:

    you’d better think matt is good if he mentioned you in his liner notes!

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