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Matt Andersen / Halfway Home by Morning – Available March 22, 2019. 

Who Is Matt Andersen?

He is a powerhouse performer with a giant, soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence. Matt Andersen has built a formidable following the old-fashioned way, by touring worldwide and letting his stunned audiences and new devotees spread the good word of his righteous tunes all over. The world has indeed woken up and discovered him, helping him amass over 18 million views on YouTube. In addition to headlining major festivals, clubs and theatres throughout North America, Europe and Australia, he has shared the stage and toured with Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Little Feat, Jonny Lang, and more.

Why You Should Check Out  Matt Andersen and Halfway Home By Morning!

Unbridled joy springs eternal from Halfway Home by Morning. Recorded live off the floor in Nashville, Tennessee, celebrated songwriter Matt Andersen’s tenth album collects all the essential elements for a down-home ramble and shoots them through with enough electrifying energy to drive the rock ‘n’ roll faithful to simmer, shimmy, and shake. Over its lucky 13 tracks, he explores every facet of his sound—sweat-soaked soul, incendiary rhythm and blues, heartbroken folk, and gritty Americana—and binds them together with palpable heart, as the band leaves everything they’ve got on the sweet old hardwood of the Southern Ground studio. The same spot that legends like Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, and Jerry Lee Lewis turned up the volume ‘til it couldn’t go up anymore.  

Halfway Home by Morning is the sound of an artist doing what he was born to do, laying his soul bare using the music that can’t help but run through him. And doing it with more jubilation than he ever has before. 

Michelle S. for Keeping the Blues Alive

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