Me, Me, Me
As a general rule, I do not enjoy singer/songwriters.
I don't want to hear about their sad sorrowful tales and introspective
rants about society.
And, So, But.
As a general rule, general rules don't sustain reality and
Therefore, keep reading.
Major Matt Mason's CD, Me Me Me, lands safely on the
side of greatness. The 16-song disc brings pleasure where most
singer/songwriters bring angst. His conversational voice makes
this disc seem honest and bold. He seems to be saying, "Here is
my voice, here are my chords, here are my songs, and if you don't
like them well then you don't like me."
The simplicity of the compositions eloquently place the focus
on Matt's words. The chords are not predictable or over used,
but remain tastefully simple and thoughtfully sculpted. Lyrically,
Matt is memorable and complex enough to warrant more than one
"There is always something I won't have. That you'll find in
someone else. And that's the something that you won't have. That
I'll look for somewhere else." - Apple Sauce
His voice has a certain droning about it which makes me picture
a man at the bottom of a wall singing upward towards the sky trying
to be heard.
Enjoy this disc.
Written By: Geoff T.