Friday, June 6, 2014
Matthew James Allen Combines Poetry and Melody on Don’t Let Go
In some ways it reminds me of Coolfield, Copeland, or even Brandtson, as the melody moves through the emotional connection of the lyrics to create a very nuanced approach. It’s this type of song writing that made the emo genre so tangible for me in college, but not to the parody level that many people want to pull the idea into. It’s not “emo” in the sense that it’s weepy, but rather powerful in an emotional manner, and yet it’s only a single. That’s what makes this quite interesting, as you’re getting a taste of the artist’s musicianship in just a taste.
Pay attention to the date of June 17th, 2014 as you’ll be able to get this single released from Artistry Entertainment Group. The track is produced, recorded, and mixed by Frank Pryor (Award Winning Producer by the way), and you know what, it’s a good one. I had to listen to it several times because just when I thought I had it nailed down, I found something new. It didn’t hurt that my new cat digs the song too. Oddly enough, my kitten (4 weeks old) isn’t much of a metal head, despite her name being Ronnie (after DIO). That’s ok, because Matthew James Allen somehow found a way to soothe the savage beast. I like the track, I think the artist is going places. If you’re into acoustic, folk, pop, rock, or any genre for that matter, give this one a spin.
You can learn more about Matthew James Allen on his official Facebook page here, and get the record as well as more info from Artistry Entertainment Group by clicking here. I’m digging the sound, and style of this song. You will too.