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Each of his three solo CDs, and all five MGB discs, have surpassed the 50,000-unit mark, signifying gold status in Canada.
But he's not one to flaunt his commercial accomplishments or put on airs; in fact, he's about as anti–Entertainment Tonight as they come.
"Girl Wedged Under the Front of the Firebird" opens with a recording of a man on East Hastings talking about a young woman being run down by a car.
The candid sound bite that kicks off "Champions of Nothing" has an anonymous East End alley dweller pontificating: "Weird here is normal.
"It's my favourite Dead Kennedys song," he relates, "and lyrically I think it's one of Biafra's greatest."Matthew Good fans nationwide will soon be able to hear the artist's choice covers and newly minted originals, as he sets off on a 37-date tour from Victoria to the Maritimes and back.
He's psyched about the intimate aspects of the solo acoustic setting.
(To be fair, the station's program director at the time said he could have it.)If Good had his own industry awards on display, they'd take up a fair amount of wall space.Things came to a head when the troubled rocker was staying at his parents' house last summer."I remember getting out of the shower and going into the spare bedroom where I was sleeping at the time," he recalls, "and that's all I remember.We're hangin' at the Gastown loft he shares with Casey and Benji, two fine mutts he rescued through the SPCA.The home is zoned residential/commercial, so Good also works here; this is where he recorded the haunting cover of Daniel Johnston's "True Love Will Find You in the End" that closes his new CD, Hospital Music.
Two acoustic guitars, a Taylor and a Martin, stand ready for action beside sturdy metal shelves packed tight with movies and books, including works by his favourite poet, Czeslaw Milosz, and his latest read, Robert Fisk's The Great War for Civilisation.