Scott Matthews UK / Bio

Scott Matthews released his debut album “Passing Stranger” on the San Remo
label, through Island Records to widespread acclaim in Oct 2006.
His three singles to date “Elusive”, ”Dream Song” and “Passing Stranger” have
been playlisted on Radio 1, Radio 2 and XFM.
His celebrated performance on Later With Jools Holland, had Damon Albarn and Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol among countless others, singing his praises.

In 2007, Scott won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and
Lyrically, with his debut single “Elusive”and in 2008, he supported Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, on their “Raising Sand” European tour.

Scott’s 2nd album, entitled “Elsewhere”, was released on May 25th 2009.

“The most promising home-grown singer songwriter to emerge in years” Q magazine

‘He’s fantastic…an absolute genius’…………..…Janice Long, BBC Radio 2

Hypnotic and timeless’………..The Guardian

‘Exceptionally good…an absolute blinder!’………Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

‘Elusive has a beguiling, weightless grace’ ………MOJO

General Info

Artist Name
Scott Matthews UK
Profile Page
Folk / rock / acoustic / blues

Contact Info

Wolverhampton, WLV, UK