Canadian songwriter Scott Matthews first gained attention for his music in the 80s, when he first started releasing independent solo albums.
Originally inspired by German and British electronic music, along with artists such as Japan, Eno, Bowie and progressive rock. Scott has taken those bred-in-the-bone influences, and used them towards his version of the new progressive recording artist.
NEW 2012-My Fathers Paintings
Many songs have direct or underlying themes based around mariner lore and myths. "The rime of the ancient mariner", figures prominently into many of these songs lyrics, that lend themselves to the ethereal and mystical quality of the sea.
The songs are essentially piano centric, but with a strong leaning towards prog rock of the 70s' (Genesis, Supertramp) and the more English and German vibes of the 80s' (Eno, Japan, Bowie, Roxy)