Changes: An Interview With Goo Goo Dolls

It’s just after 1 PM on a Thursday afternoon in November and my phone rings. Goo Goo Dolls co-founder and bassist Robby Takac is calling me from the West Coast where it’s 10 AM. When I answer I’m greeted warmly by a familiar, friendly voice. “Olivia, it’s Robby,” he announces …

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An Interview with Goo Goo Dolls: Summer Slide

Music does many things for people, but perhaps the most significant part of its art is the connections we make, to others, and to times in our own lives. The Goo Goo Dolls are synonymous with radio royalty. In the ’90s it was hard not to get to know their …

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Goo Goo Dolls/Matchbox Twenty @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

WANTAGH, NY—Matchbox Twenty and the Goo Goo Dolls hit the road together this year as co-headliners on the most anticipated tour of the summer.

The sold-out Aug. 17 show at New York’s outdoor waterside music haven, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, held onto an emotional tone this year. The resistance …

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Matchbox Twenty/Goo Goo Dolls @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ—On a perfect summer’s eve, fans piled into the Susquehanna Bank Center to see Matchbox Twenty and the Goo Goo Dolls. Both bands have huge followings, numerous hit songs, and exceptional lead singers. It was the perfect pairing for a blockbuster concert.

The Goo Goo Dolls opened the show …

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Goo Goo Dolls: Something For The Rest Of Us

Something For The Rest Of Us is just that, a collection of “oblique” songs (as John Rzeznik describes them) written for the world to interpret in their own unique way.

Rzeznik’s voice is in its best shape since 1998’s Dizzy Up The Girl, with more distinction and emotion than ever, …

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Goo Goo Dolls: As I Am

“I wanted to really focus on: What are these people feeling? What are they thinking? What’s going on in their lives? How does it make a man or a woman feel when they can no longer support their family, and they’ve sort of lost their way and their purpose all …

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