Review by: Justyn Brodsky
More proof that some of the best musicians are from the U.K.
Matthew Strachan, a 12-time ASCAP Award winner, is a renowned Songwriter & Composer, responsible for the music scores for Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, BBC Home Front, and formed the Klaus Harmony, is a very well-known and respected musician that has his music scattered over many landscapes in many forms; Musicals, Scores, Compositions, and is a very known figure in the industry.
Critics liken him to Tom Lehrer, Leonard Cohen and Randy Newman. His creations may not all be loveable but they’re always recognisable. Exasperated bigots, angry Alpha males, lonely landladies, voyeurs and dysfunctional daredevils all have their moment in the spotlight. Matthew Strachan gives them all three minutes to tell their tale.
Strachan recently released his most recent solo effort, Serious Men. An album integrated with Blues, Alt/Rock, and great piano-riff oriented tracks. One song in particular, “Hootchie Groovey Child”, is a fun, witty, personal side to Strachan and showcases both his dynamic writing style of melodies, and humble nature of his musical persona.
With such a successful catalogue under his belt and multiple awards to show for it, I must say it has been an honor to both write Matthew Strachan‘s Bio, and write a Review for him here.
He is a musician that not only deserves your attention, but is one that should be researched. This musician has a brilliant story, and his future holds a lot of promise as he continues to carry major weight throughout the industry.
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