Step into the captivating world of Matthew Smith, the independent multi-instrumentalist who’s taking the music scene in Jeju, South Korea by storm. Blending the best of alternative rock and indie pop, Matthew draws inspiration from the likes of Dashboard Confessional, Lord Huron, and Phoebe Bridgers to craft a truly unique and soul-stirring sound. Whether you’re in the mood for a good cry or a heartwarming smile, Matthew’s music has got you covered. So why not kick back, relax, and let Matthew’s melodic tunes take you on a journey of emotions? Grab a beverage and immerse yourself in the magic!
Matthew Smith has released a new alum “Back To Me” with 9 songs.
The heart-wrenching and soulful ballad that gives its name to the album, “Back to Me,” is an exquisite masterpiece. With each note, his voice floods you with an array of emotions, drawing you into the narrative that he weaves. From start to finish, “Back to Me” is an intense and captivating musical journey.
With “Warm Me Up,” the second track on the album, you’ll feel like you’re strolling through a lush garden on a leisurely Sunday morning, basking in the warm rays of the sun. The gentle strumming of the guitar blends seamlessly with Matthew’s romantic vocals and soulful synths, creating a sound that’s both soothing and invigorating. As the music washes over you, your heart will open up and bloom like the flowers around you. “Warm Me Up” is the perfect soundtrack for a peaceful and rejuvenating day.
The third track on the album, “Out Here” begins with a slow and steady rhythm that lulls you into a false sense of security. But before you know it, the song explodes into a full-blown rock anthem that takes your breath away. The pounding drums, bassline, and electric guitar notes hit you like a bolt of lightning, jolting you out of any sense of lethargy. Matthew’s voice transforms from sweet and gentle to powerful and commanding, adding another layer of intensity to the already explosive sound. The song takes you on a wild journey, with thrilling drops and picks in intensity that keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Let “Come” take you on a journey to a tranquil countryside, where the bright and cheery strumming of guitars and synth work will envelop you in a feeling of warmth and contentment. The serene vocals and heartfelt lyrics meld together flawlessly with the music, creating a sound that’s comforting. “Come” has a timeless quality that resonates with listeners of all ages, making it a song that’s impossible not to love.
The soulful and uplifting “Song for a Friend” is another standout track on the album that’s sure to make you smile. The vocal variations and intensity throughout the song showcase the band’s versatility and talent, with each note resonating with emotion, passion, and happiness. The incorporation of keywords adds another layer of meaning to the song, making it even more special.
As “Watch The Sun” kicks off, the guitar takes charge with a burst of upbeat energy, paving the way for Matthew’s soulful voice to take center stage. The vocals begin with a mellowness that is soon joined by a hypnotic guitar melody in the background, gradually building up momentum with the added weight of drums and more energy. The entire vibe of the song is simply captivating, with the electric guitar shining through in all its glory, beckoning you to sing along with its infectious tune. As the beat drops finally arrive, the wait is well worth it, and the whole experience is nothing short of thoroughly enjoyable.
“Tonight” stands out on the album with its distinct RnB flavor that sets it apart from the other tracks. The amazing bassline sets the perfect tone, complemented by blissful synths that carry you away on a journey of relaxation. Matthew’s emotive vocals blend seamlessly with the harmonies, adding an extra layer of depth and beauty to the already enchanting song. It’s the kind of tune you turn to when you need to unwind and forget about all your troubles. The musical arrangements in “Tonight” are simply lovely, and for me, they take the cake, making it a standout track on the album.
“Are you awake?” by Matthew Smith opens with a celestial soundscape of synths that instantly transport you to another realm. And then, like a gentle wave crashing onto the shore, the beautiful guitar melody enters, casting a spell of enchantment that can either lull you into a peaceful slumber or transport you to a heavenly plane. The interplay of keys, guitar, and synths weaves a tapestry of sound, each element telling its own story, inviting you to get lost in their intricate interplay. It’s a song that truly captures the essence of musical magic.
The final song on the album, “Let me count the reasons why” opens with yet another mesmerizing guitar melody, setting the perfect tone for Matthew’s emotive and beautiful vocals to take center stage. The slow, delicate guitar work provides a beautiful backdrop for his singing, as the song gradually builds up momentum, picking up pace and energy. However, it’s the guitar work that truly steals the spotlight, taking on a life of its own and carrying the song to new heights of musical beauty. Listening to this song is like being transported to a cozy bar, where you can hear an artist singing a love song accompanied only by his guitar, the perfect ending to an enchanting album.
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