Material Issue – Destination Universe – Cassette
Destination Universe is the second studio album by the American power pop band Material Issue. It was released in 1992.
Led by frontman Jim Ellison, Material Issue produced some of the ’90s most memorable power-pop moments by combining the best elements of Cheap Trick and Shoes. Destination Universe, the band’s sophomore effort, showcases their talent for punching out three-minute sonic bursts of energy. Each song packs irresistible hooks, crunchy pop guitars, and soaring vocals into brief odes to love lost.
The album features Material Issue’s signature blend of catchy melodies, crunchy guitars, and energetic power pop hooks. It showcases the band’s songwriting craftsmanship and their ability to deliver infectious and memorable tunes.
Notable tracks from “Destination Universe” include “What Girls Want,” “Diane,” “Going Through Your Purse,” and “Everything.” The album captures the spirit of 1990s power pop with its upbeat and melodic sound.
Destination Universe received positive reviews from critics and helped further establish Material Issue as a prominent band within the power pop genre. While the album didn’t achieve significant commercial success, it remains a fan favorite and a testament to the band’s talent for crafting catchy and energetic rock songs.
Brand new, never played and still sealed in the factory plastic seal but small cut in barcode
1. What Girls Want
2. When I Get This Way (Over You)
3. Next Big Thing
4. Who Needs Love
5. Destination You
7. Ballad Of A Lonely Man
8. Girl From Out Of This World
9. So Easy To Love Somebody
10. Don’t You Think I Know
11. Loneliest Heart, The
12. Whole Lotta You
13. If Ever You Should Fall