Five Firsts: Matthew Thouin of Great Mutations

July 24th, 2014, 12:00 pm by Greg

Matthew Thouin

NAME: Matthew Thouin
BAND AFFILIATION: Great Mutations
INSTRUMENT: Guitar/Vocals/Other

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … I don’t know, but I’m sure it was something not so good. It might have been a Wang Chung cassette. I know people who will say, “Oh yeah, I listened to [cool band] back in grade school.” Not me. I listened to Weird Al, the Fat Boys, and the “RAD” movie soundtrack. Years later, the Columbia House CD Club would open new doors for me for buying terrible albums on a whole new format. But here’s the answer that you should print: “I bought the Replacements’ Pleased to Meet Me with money I made selling cigarettes at recess.”

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