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Balladeering indie rock 'n' roll with a hint of motown  with "exquisitely melodic pop".

Dirty, tuneful, upbeat and anthemic tunes performed solo or with a variety of musicians. 

Shows throughout the forthcoming year starting in May. 

 

"We are what we overcome" will be a 2 hour show split into two parts moving between spoken word and music, with time for the audience to reflect. 

 

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We are what we overcome

Tales told through personal, difficult and eclectic stories, interjected with eight original songs, performed with the MLC band or solo and plenty of humour. 

 

From the early days of SatNav to Crosby Beach and Antony Gormley’s installation “Another Place”, to a panic attack on a Beaver Scout weekend, Matt explores events which highlight the challenge of change, the voices in our heads and the peaks. Nothing is left to implication or to whispers, he talks directly to the audience, conjuring an atmosphere of openness and understanding.

 

what the PRESS said

“Absolutely Brilliant” – Buxton fringe

“Engaging, moving and honest” – Three weeks Edinburgh

“Like a series of Ted talks punctuated with poetic songs, loaded with meaning and metaphor” Nailed

“Songs with substance, somewhere between Folk, Gospel and pure rock n Roll.” – Live Amp

 

what the audience said

“An evening of thoughtful, honest, conversation and great music. At times, raw and emotional, at others, full of humour and an uplifting perspective.”

“ surprisingly funny moments, good songs that bind the evening together and illuminate the serious message ….loved the spoons!”.

“Heartfelt thoughts and moving lyrics. An Incredible night of enlightenment and Entertainment.’”

 

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