Tigers Will Survive - Ian Matthews* - Hit And Run (Vinyl, LP, Album)

Iain Matthews. English musician. For other people with similar names, see Ian Matthews disambiguation. CHILD HANDS New detailed liner notes. SAND Includes "Bird Song", featured in the film Easy Rider, and now with two previously unreleased songs.

This is the first timne on CD for this album, and it has been remastered and beefed up with detailed liner notes. Deluxe booklet with rare photos.

DIRT ROOTS VIVA VOGEL GELD LOST RAIN OL' 55 HOME MINAS LEILA A LIFE NANCY An essential folk-rock classic. Comes with a page booklet of rare photos and liner notes. DEAN RIVER DREAM Live at the Isle or Wight Festival inpreviusly unreleased set.

JULY MOLLY It can also be heard on the radio in the game The Warriors from Rockstar Games. Matthews' official web site states that at this point he "had been struggling for nearly 15 years now and was still living hand to mouth, with nothing to show for his efforts but a string of out-of-print albums, and the loyalty of those musicians and fans who shared his vision.

Starting inFairport Convention held the annual Cropredy Festival. In the mids, there was interest in reviving the band and recording new material. Matthews was invited to perform with them as a part of the band, and in their other projects, at the Cropredy Festival. LP appeared with Andy Roberts at the Cambridge Folk Festivalwhich led to the first of what became several changed versions of Plainsong.

In Matthews moved to Amsterdamwhere he became involved in independent music projects and collaborations, including the Sandy Denny tribute band No Grey Faith an anagram of "Fotheringay," which was the name of the castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, as well as the title of a song about the castle that Denny had recorded for Fairport Convention, and the name of a short-lived band Denny had led in the sand another revival of Plainsong.

In Septemberhe released the first Matthews Southern Comfort album Album) 40 years and returned to a major record label. Since Matthews has worked with Dutch pianist and composer Egbert Derix.

Matthews can also be heard on Egbert Derix' solo album Paintings in Minor Lila on which the music of British progressive rock band Marillion is featured. The book was co-written with Featherstone-based author and broadcaster, Ian Clayton. Matthews told Clayton that he was considering publishing an autobiography and asked him if he would consider writing it.

Several years went by before the project eventually came to fruition, though not as a straightforward biography but as co-written book based on multiple sessions of working together for several days at a time to capture all the information and memories.

Each chapter is preceded by the lyrics of one of his songs. In the book, Matthews also talks about watching and playing football as a boy in Scunthorpe, his failed trial as potential professional footballer with Bradford Park Avenue, and his life long love of Manchester United. A live concert recording of Plainsong in Paris in [12] reveals him telling the audience that the words of his song "Busby's Babes" from the album Pure And Crooked are proudly displayed in the Manchester United Museum.

Matthews and Clayton promoted the book in by undertaking a concert tour of selected venues in the UK. Entitled "Words And Music", the tour covered some 11 venues in England and Scotland at which both Matthews and Clayton talked about various episodes from the book and Matthews performed live as solo artist; he was joined on stage for one night of the tour by former Plainsong bandmate Andy Roberts, at The Greys in Brighton.

A paperback version of the book, with new artwork and an updated discography, was published by Route in March Matthews featured as a guest artist on the following albums, either singing lead vocals, harmony vocals or playing guitar. In addition, several tracks recorded in the s as Ian Matthews appear on a Line Records compilation series, Der Sampler.

He initially embarked upon a solo career before forming the bands Matthews Southern Comfort and then Plainsong. He continues to tour regularly with the current version of MSC. Matthews' family moved to ScunthorpeLincolnshire, when he was twelve years old. On leaving school at sixteen, he initially worked as an apprentice signwriter for a local painting and decorating firm.

During the British pop music explosion of the mids, he sang with several local bands in Scunthorpe and then moved to London in the spring oftaking a job in a Carnaby Street shoe shop, Ravel. In he formed a trio, The Pyramid later just Pyramida short-lived English surf music bandwith Al Jackson and Steve Hiett borndiedwho later became a renowned fashion photographer. During the recording of Unhalfbricking inas Fairport increasingly drew their material from a traditional British folk repertoire, Matthews found out he had not been invited to a recording session and, after a short discussion with producer Joe Boyd and Ashley Hutchings, left the band and departed on a musical direction of his own.

In Matthews recorded his debut solo album, Matthews' Southern Comfortwhich was rooted in American country music and rockabilly. This was his first significant experience as a songwriter, although the band did also cover versions of Neil Young and Ian and Sylvia songs. He followed it up by forming a working band, Matthews Southern Comfort using the name of his first album, but without the apostrophereleasing two more albums in short succession, Second Spring — UK 52 [6] and Later That Same Year The band went through various different line-ups and toured extensively for the next two years.

They had one commercial success, a cover version of " Woodstock " by Joni Mitchell which was a number one hit single in the UK Singles Chart in October Afterwards, Matthews left Southern Comfort, who went on to release three albums of their own on Harvest Records. Matthews Southern Comfort was among hundreds of artists whose material was destroyed in the Universal fire. The song is based on research that suggests that Earhart may have been spying on Japanese bases in the Pacific islands.

None of these met with commercial success. This version became famous after being covered live by the Eagles on 28 July and released on Eagles Live.

With lack of success on his albums, Iain Matthews went from Elektra to Columbia Recordsto the small Rockburgh label, where he scored a hit single in with a cover of Terence Boylan 's " Shake It ", which reached No.

When label-owner Shelly Siegel died inMatthews' association with that label came to an end. The song "Shake It" is heard at the beginning of the movie Little Darlings. It can also be heard on the radio in the game The Warriors from Rockstar Games. Matthews' official web site states that at this point he "had been struggling for nearly 15 years now and was Tigers Will Survive - Ian Matthews* - Hit And Run (Vinyl living hand to mouth, with nothing to show for his efforts but a string of out-of-print albums, and the loyalty of those musicians and fans who shared his vision.

Starting inFairport Convention held the annual Cropredy Festival. In the mids, there was interest in reviving the band and recording new material. Matthews was invited to Tigers Will Survive - Ian Matthews* - Hit And Run (Vinyl with them as Tigers Will Survive - Ian Matthews* - Hit And Run (Vinyl part of the band, and in their other projects, at the Cropredy Festival.

He appeared with Andy Roberts at the Cambridge Folk Festivalwhich led to the first of what became several changed versions of Plainsong. In Matthews moved to Amsterdamwhere he became involved in independent music projects and collaborations, including the Sandy Denny tribute band No Grey Faith an anagram of "Fotheringay," which was the name of the castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, as well as the title of a song about the castle that Denny had recorded for Fairport Convention, and the name of a short-lived band Denny had led in the sand another revival of Plainsong.

In Septemberhe released the first Matthews Southern Comfort album in 40 years and returned to a major record label.


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