Mat Skinner Singer/Songwriter, Composer & Producer based in Manchester.
Armed with a guitar and harmonica his music is an acoustic ode to friendship, life and love. With influences from the likes of Neil Young, Leonard Cohen and Jackson C Frank, Mat’s music combined with his beautiful filmic and soulful voice, proves he is clearly an accomplished writer. Commissioned by 14/18 Now to perform ‘The Scarecrow’ at Glastonbury’s Leftfield Stage alongside Billy Bragg. This lead his debute release ‘…With The Power Of A Thousand Suns’ in 2015.
These days, backed by a line up of Manchester’s finest musicians, Andy Hargreaves (I Am Kloot), Dean Casement (The Plumedores), Dickon Kyme-Wright (Tom Hingleys Kar-Pets). Performances maybe few but a rare treat not to be missed.
“This music holds such beauty, Mat Skinner warms my Northern Heart”
Guy Garvey — Elbow