Matthew and Me release Figure

unnamed (25)From the swirly opening synths to it’s building anthemic urgency, “Figure” is a great atmospheric pop song that ensnares you with its classic retro vibe.

It’s one of those songs that sounds like it should have been around forever, sounding familiar but not because it reeks of obvious influences or sounds like anyone else in particular.  It’s simple but effective, the gentle tones of singer Matthew Board are measured and colourful with hints of the urban (note the pronunciation of ‘unstoppable’)

The ‘Me’ in the duo is drummer Lucy Fawcett and the rhythm certainly drives the song into a pounding indie epic in it’s closing stages.

“Figure” is taken from a forthcoming EP and Matthew and Me will be doing a few autumn dates in the south of England to promote it.

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As a lover of music, cats and chocolate it was inevitable that Paul would end up writing for us. A tireless singer/songwriter from the UK with a tiresome number of music projects, his worrying knowledge of the 80s and the evolution of crisps and confectionery (or chips and candy for our US readers) has seen him both gain jobs and lose friends.

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