Australian Singer- Matt Walters-***messymandella***

Matt Walter‘s awakening was early and a blessing to say the least. He was galvanized with a musicians ear, that he used to bring forth his musical awakening. He cast his spell at some long-ago folk festival. Matt’s innate musicality and storyteller’s instinct were inflamed and his future career as a singer-songwriter sealed.
Like his hero Bob Dylan and Neil Young he paints a picture of malleability that is easily recognized in his voice.When I first heard his voice, I could not believe that I neglected this talent.

Well, some of the most eclectic music will never get a spin a Top 40 Radio. You have to search to find that feeling, that’s meant to reach your soul.
Then as now, the constantly renewing vistas of the road were indispensable to his inspiration and education as an artist. His first, hauntingly unadorned EP, ECHO ON, was the culmination of a long voyage of discovery from Melbourne to Sydney to London and back to his hometown.
Some critics heard the gentle lilt of Nick Drake, others the oblique visions of Dylan and Neil Young, Matt knew he had nothing until he’d left them behind and found his own voice. That leg of the journey ended with FAREWELL YOUTH, a debut album released by Universal Music in March 2011. Its title summed up his craft and hardship, disillusionment. His intrigue with America, the source of much of his inspiration, had intensified when he collaborated with visiting Nashville singer-songwriter Kim Richey in Melbourne. Read more at http://mattwaltersmusic.com/what-i-do/

 

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