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Matt Ellis - The Lucky Ones

Matt Ellis - The Lucky Ones
Matt's sound is a blend of Rock, Country, and Folk reminiscent of Tom Petty, Neil Young, and The Band. He sits comfortably on the Rock end of the Americana genre, although his roots are firmly planted in Australian Pub and Garage Rock of the 80s and 90s.

He's shared stages with Paul Kelly, Kasey Chambers, Calexico, The White Buffalo, DeVotchKa, and LeAnn Rimes over the years and numerous tracks have been licensed in the US by ABC, LMN, MTV, The Food Network and Qantas back home. Matt's signature song, "Heart Of Mine", recently made its cinematic debut on James Franco's "Hey Day Of The Insensitive Bastards" alongside Natalie Portman, Kate Mara and Matthew Modine.

His new album, “Rambler Pacifico”, is a stream of folk-rock consciousness. A ramble of plain truths in a time of fake news. A collection of songs that speak to these times yet feel timeless. Recorded primarily in Ellis’ garage, these 11 songs kick and caress in equal parts. Mixed by Nathan Sabatino (Dr. Dog/Giant Sand), there’s enough twang to remain in the Americana club, yet there’s also a pop sensibility calling to a wider audience.

About this track...

"The Lucky Ones" is a poppy, acoustic lead jam, reminiscent of early Bowie, The Clash and T-Rex. The hooky riff and groove, once again sweetened by Calexico's horn section, is in contrast however to deeper lyrical content. Reading like a conversation over the Sunday paper, the Verses urgency is always met by the same blasé response of the Chorus.

Other tracks by Matt Ellis: Isolationist Blues  -  The Kids of America
Number Of People In Act Solo
State/Territory Artist Is Based In NSW
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Sydney
Taken From The Release Titled Rambler Pacifico
Copyright Holder's Name Krow Pie
Publisher Matt Ellis
Media Servicing Date 2019-04-12
Main Genre Rock
Genre 2 Alternative Country
Genre 3 Acoustic
Genre 4 Folk
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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