Matthew Andrae
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Matthew Andrae

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States | MAJOR

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States | MAJOR
Band R&B Soul




"My favorite was Matthew Andrae"

My favorite was Matthew Andrae, in Dallas. He did an amazing set---mostly a cappella, with some guitar on one song---and got a standing ovation from the crowd. Quite a character. - Imogen Heap/


“Andrae reaches for the ineffable bittersweet counucopia of experience that life presents." Stephen Powell ”
— Stephen Powell , Santa Fe New Mexican - Santa Fe New Mexican



Saw Mr. Andrae at the Dallas show opening for Imogen Heap... What can i say i was mind blown and had to get his album stat. I was so glad to find it on iTunes... This guy is brilliant, amazing simplicity of song and verse and it blends in to make a wonderful fusion of sound. To be 100% honest I enjoyed seeing him live so much better than the actual album, yet thats only because of his big voice that just needs to be projected over a big PA for the world to hear!... Mr. Andrae i have only seen you once live but I'm a huge fan for life! As an audio engineer here in Dallas it is very hard to find artists with voices like that to EQ into perfection, but this guy set him flat and he is good to go.... I tip my hat off to you and hope that nothing but huge success follows this album....
If you read this please tour soon and come back to Dallas! - iTunes

"Great Voice!!"

Great voice!!

by Claire Barry
This is an amazing talented guy with an amazing CD!!! I absolutely love all the songs! If you don't have this CD, you're missing out!!

- iTunes

"Pure Honey"

by Ramiro Cavazos
I first heard Matthew sing eight years ago and immediately fell in love with his unbelievable talent! This album is full of his magical voice. It will cast a relaxing spell over you. His music is pure honey and will bring you joy!

- iTunes

"Brilliant Musician, Moving Lyrics"

Brilliant Musician, Moving Lyrics

author: Sparo
Matthew's music always moves my heart and soul into joy! His mastery of guitalele and guitar is inspiring and refreshing. I love this album and you will too! - CD


"BORN" - Banco Music
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Matthew has been featured by:

Deepak Chopra Center
Imogen Heap
C.B.S. Movie of the Week
MIDEM Talent
The Winter Olympic Games
the Sci-Fi channel
You Tube (900,000 views and counting)
The World Expo in Hannover Germany
Apple computer
Matthew Andrae

Matthew’s musical prominence began with the televising of “The World’s Largest Concert” for the Winter Olympic Games, in which over eight million children learned and sang Matthew’s peace anthem: “The Next Country Over” (co-written by Richard Ian Greene) on P.B.S. for the schools. This song is now part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's "Songs for Peace" collection, and featured on Willy Nelson's Peace Research Institute as a song that "holds a special place in the history of Art for Peace".

With a velvet voice and fierce guitar chops, it wasn’t long before Matthew’s music had been featured on C.B.S., N.P.R. and The Sci-Fi Channel.

This was an excellent beginning for a singer who is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, but there were bigger things on the horizon. When Matthew posted a song (“Sweet Celine”) that he wrote for his newborn daughter on YouTube, it garnered over five hundred thousand views in the first five days. Offers for recording deals soon followed. Matthew signed a publishing deal with Editions Raoul Breton (co-owned by CNN/Time Online's Entertainer of the Century: Charles Aznavour) in Paris. This alliance has made Matthew a growing star in Europe with performances in Paris, Cannes and Switzerland, and in legendary venues such as the Theater Du Chatelet.

Having been featured on numerous television shows and movies, Matthew has been invited to perform at events thrown buy the Chopra Center, Apple Inc. and the World Expo.

As a songwriter, Matthew has participated in Unisong/Music Bridges as an invited writer among a panel of over 40 writers/artists from across the globe including Lamont Dozier (The Supremes, The Four Tops, and The Isley Brother), Peter Rafelson (Madonna) and Klaus Meine (The Scorpions). Matthew has also been invited to host a songwriting workshop in Toronto in August for the Planet Indigenus festival: "the largest multidisciplinary, contemporary, international Indigenous arts festival in the world."

Matthew's Brazilian/Flamenco/classical sound was enhanced at Berklee College of Music, University of Arizona and a brief stint at New England Conservatory. Matthew's playing is notable because of his ability to play bass lines, rhythm guitar and percussive accents all at the same time. In the spirit of Michael Hedges and Jose Feliciano, Matthew is uncommonly formidable on the guitar. It is a routine occurrence for several people in the audience to come up after Matthew’s show and ask where the drum machine/backing tracks were hiding. In Matthew’s case, it’s all natural rhythm and playing ability.

Matthew's claim to fame was set in stone when he auditioned and won a chance to perform a duet with British pop star and Grammy Award winner Imogen Heap. “Imogen is my musical hero, and the fact that I get to sing with her on stage is a dream come true… more than that, really.” said Matthew of his good fortune. If the stars align again, Matthew will be part of her 2013 world tour.

Currently, Matthew is working on a follow-up album to “BORN”, the freshman album from Editions Raoul Breton that he recorded in Paris, Santa Fe and Australia. He is also preparing for his international tour slated for the beginning of 2013.