Matthew Marren
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Matthew Marren

New York, New York, United States | SELF

New York, New York, United States | SELF
Solo Rock Singer/Songwriter


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Diesel Tumbleweeds and Other Tales: A 17-song 10 year retrospective and more recent material collection. Released 2009.

"Reinvention Intention" was released in February 2012. Dream Chaser, Good Song For The Soul, and Frame of Mind are on the album, and are available on this EPK for listening/download.

Single song release "From Digit To Bullet" released May 2012.



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Matthew Marren:

-multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter with 30 years of live and recording experience

-played an estimated 900 shows at local bars, clubs, private and public events on various instruments, and vocals

-a member of the "Crown Jewels", Sunday night house/jam band at bars in the Yonge/Eglinton area of Toronto from 1995 to 2010

-2009 album "Diesel Tumbleweeds and Other Tales" (available on Itunes and CDBaby) has recently received U.S. terrestrial and internet radio airplay on over 50 stations, and entered at #142 on the Americana Music Association song chart (August 8, 2011), reviewed in Rootstime Internet Magazine, October 2011

-songs have been accepted into music licensing libraries (Studio 111 Records and Audio Fount)

-new album Reinvention Intention was released in February 2012, on which I play all instruments and sing all parts (except for backing vocals on Frame Of Mind.) Dream Chaser, Frame Of Mind, and Good Song For The Soul are available here on my Sonicbids EPK for your review and consideration

-Single song release "From Digit To Bullet" released May 2012. Streaming and download available on my Sonicbids profile.

Strongest Musical Influences:

Songwriting: Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, Ray Davies, Paul Simon, Gordon Lightfoot

Bass: John Entwistle, Paul McCartney, Geddy Lee, Sting, etc.

Acoustic Guitar: Gordon Lightfoot, Pete Townshend, Bruce Cockburn, etc.

Piano: Elton John, Billy Joel, Leon Russell, Burton Cummings

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