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MattO is back at it with his new single “Reeling”.
ZURICH, Switzerland , Jan. 16, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Giving voice to the voiceless, MattO writes songs that have an immediate impact and stick with the listener long after the last chord fades. The Swiss-born, Swiss singer-songwriter has been on a mission to release the best material of his more than two-decade career, and rock ‘n’ roll intelligence is taking notice. He unabashedly sings about the “real” things, problems and emotions in life that matter to the entire human family. Although he’s an international artist drawing inspiration from both sides of the Atlantic, MattO brings his sharp social commentary to the fore on his new offering Reeling, speaking confidently to audiences on every continent; a bewildered, distraught populace seeks answers in a troubled and challenging technocracy.
Climate change, culture wars, erosion of democracy, migration, geopolitical instability: The world has become a dangerous place. “We spin but stumble/Afraid the happy days are gone/Afraid there’s nothing we can do/And we hate to think we should know. 2024 will be a big year for the US and many other major countries as people vote to elect their new political leaders. More than ever in the last 50 years, this is a battle for values that will shape the direction of our societies – just as it did in the late 60s. We seem to have lost our compass in this complex world, but we are still called to take control of our destiny.” MattO asks listeners to think hard about the world we want to live in tomorrow and reevaluate our values, because he is sure. stumbling into the future won’t be good enough.
For this well-crafted, fully realized live video, MattO teamed up with two Italian musicians who have worked together for just over 20 years: Luca Menegello on guitar and Sandro de Bellis on drums/percussion, both considered top-notch studio and live. Musicians in Italy. MattO shares with us, “These friends bring my songs to life effortlessly. There’s a great feeling when we play together, there’s a lot of room to expand and improvise. The video for ‘Reeling’ is another part of his musical journey.” directed by long-time collaborator Marcello Bumbica, who did a great job live in Milan in the scorching summer of 2023. It is said that most talented musicians and singers change places. with this dead coil. That’s clearly not the case for MattO. He’s in it for the win, with many more great songwriting endeavors on the horizon.
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