Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:49 AM November 02, 2013
American rock band Matchbox Twenty performs on Nov. 8 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
Composed of Rob Thomas, Paul Doucette, Kyle Cook and Brian Yale, the band rose to international fame in 1996 with its debut album, “Yourself or Someone Like You.” It was certified diamond in the United States and multiplatinum in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
This was followed by “Mad Season” (2000), four times platinum in the United States; “More Than You Think You Are” (2002), double platinum in the United States.
The band then went on hiatus in 2004 and Thomas embarked on a successful solo career. He released an album, “…Something to Be,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Matchbox Twenty reunited in 2010 and released “North” in 2012, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.