Matchbox 20


the story: Tabitha's Secret, no more. These five guys are in a band called Matchbox 20, currently burning up the charts in the US. Lead singer, Rob Thomas gets named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People. Yet, the band can still take their girlfriends to Universal Studios and not get recognized. Fancy that. The CD that they recorded in an hour and a half is getting lots of airplay and selling well. And the band is out on tour, hitting a city near you this summer. Catch the show.

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  • Yourself Or Someone Like You (CD) (1996)
  • Real World (Live tracks CD) (1998)
  • Mad Season (CD) (2000)


the guys: Matchbox 20 is Rob Thomas, Kyle Cook, Adam Gaynor, Brian Yale, and Paul Doucette.










  • On the road, the guys eat at Wendys
  • On RUMOURS, the Fleetwood Mac tribute album, they sing "Never Going Back"
  • Rob and Paul came up with the name for "Yourself or Someone Like You" while in an LA cafe. A girl was onstage and wanted to play a song for "yourself or someone like you." They liked it so much they changed the name of the new CD from "The Woodshed Diaries".
  • The debut album sold over 7 million units and was on Billboard's Top 200 for over 102 weeks.
  • They have 5 videos out: Long Day, Push, 3AM, Real World, and Back 2 Good.

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  • Matchbox 20 started their latest tour September 12th in New Orleans, LA
  • The new single is "If You're Gone", currently in rotation on MTV
  • Kyle and Adam are featured in the September issue of Guitar Player
  • For the release of Mad Season, local Wallmart stores will be airing exclusive behind-the-scenes videos of the band at 7pm on May 23rd
  • Kyle and Adam are on the cover of Guitar One
  • Oct 2, 1999: Rob married fiance Marisol in California
  • "Yourself or Someone Like You was certified diamond (10 million units sold) on 10.13.99
  • Rob is featured on Santana's "Supernatural"



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