Matthew Thomas “The Waiting Room” – Americana UK

Matthew Thomas “The Waiting Room” – Americana UK
Photograph: Laura Duggleby

Matthew Thomas’ musical story incorporates a component of braveness – in 2022 he stop his full-time job and located himself on the outskirts of Indianapolis along with his spouse and canine.  And a guitar and a bunch of songs that had been now extra vital as they represented his dwelling.  The profitable funding of a Kickstarter marketing campaign allowed him to introduce his first EP, ‘Mustangs & Thoroughbreds, Vol. 1,‘   a group of songs that explored the strain between who we’re and who we aspire to be.  Now in 2023, Matthew is ready to launch ‘Mustangs & Thoroughbreds, Vol. 2’, on the coronary heart of which is the poignant single ‘The Waiting Room’, a hopeful but tragic love track set in rural America.

Matthew Thomas informed Americana UK that “Like a lot of my songs, ‘The Waiting Room’ began as an outlet to precise issues I couldn’t absolutely perceive. My spouse and I had been strolling by means of some actually arduous issues personally and simply couldn’t see a approach ahead. It felt like we had been dwelling in an emotional ready room. For anybody that’s needed to wait by means of the painful unknowns of life, it may be exhausting. However what I noticed by means of the method of writing ‘The Waiting Room’ is that we don’t have to attend alone. Generally all that we will do is let time heal the injuries. And that therapeutic course of is all the time way more hopeful when it occurs with those who we love.”


Certain, I might climb excessive in a tree, or go to Skye on my vacation. I might be blissful. All I really need is the thrill of first listening to The Byrds, the amazement of a long time of Dylan’s music, or the joys of seeing a band like The Lengthy Ryders stay. That is not a lot to ask, is it?

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