Boldly going where he’s never gone before, Scott Matthews will perform songs from his recent album New Skin, who are bipolar in terms of his previous back catalogue. An album described as being reborn in a new form, circumstances arranged for Obligate the artist to undergo a fundamental reinvention. Jtaking the hand extended to him and other artists (i.e. the horrors of Covid) he started to cleverly molding a thing of ambient and electronic exquisiteness.
The new skin is the Ivor Novello Award-winning artist seventh studio album, and he will delight the public at Middlesbrough Town Hall the Tuesday 20e and the Cluny in Newcastle Wednesday 21st SeptemberEmbark with tracks from the new record and as-yet-unreleased companion album New Skin: The Acoustic Sessions. The concerts promise an evening that will combine both the new and the old; the famouslily clear haunting water lyricssbruises and Folk shades synonylittle with the tastes of pseudo Duck, I f Buckley and Paul Simon that he has crafted for his audience over the years. An evening of simpleintense bliss and inventive musical alchemy await those who choose to immerse themselves in the sounds of Scott Matthews.
Scott Matthews plays for mayor of Middlesbrough on Tuesday 20e and The Cluny, Newcastle on Wednesday 21st September.