"Cure for the Blues"
"The best new songwriter of 2007 . . . Matt is a really fine poet, but also a terrific singer and guitarist -
his style is hard to pidgeon-hole - his songs are like mini-movies, beautifully crafted,
like Cheryl Wheeler's, with appeal that crosses all genres . . . "Cure for the Blues" is the best
solo singer songwriter release of 2007."
- Christine Lavin
"This guy is absolutely great!"
- Henry Hallet, KXCI FM, Tucson, AZ
Matt Price says that he started as a poet but found his words got more attention set to
music. Part of the reason for that might be that he is also an excellent guitarist and
has a voice often reminiscent of Bill Staines. But the words remain good poetry, often
with wry insights such as those in "Happy Alone" in which the narrator says "I'm as happy
alone as a dog with a bone, But I'd rather be with you and be blue," and "I dusted off my
self-respect, now I need to engage in some self-sabotage, I miss that old familiar
feeling of neglect."
"Serves You Right!"
"This is the way songs are supposed to be! . . . "Serves You Right" is a
fun, satisfying collection of compelling stories, fresh, memorable melodies,
striking images and excellent performances...A splendid debut by a truly
- Victory Review, Seattle.
"A world class songwriter. Matt's songs are the glorious exception to the rules."
"The care and craft
you bring to your work is quite wonderful. Groove, melody,
lyrics, your playing, singing - all tight, all right - a
complete package, every element executed with
deliberateness, each part skillfully intertwined. You
exemplify what good songwriting is, and you just keep
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