Premiere: Matthew Logan Vasquez – ‘Headed West’

Delta Spirit singer turns solo with aplomb...

Matthew Logan Vasquez is a face – and a voice – you might well recognise.

The former frontman of Delta Spirit, he's a songwriter of unusual depth, of remarkable poetry.

Turning solo, Matthew has been working on an album of new material, inspired by a life of ups and downs.

Musing on this recently, the singer said: "My point is that life is a struggle but how can you have optimism and hope if you don’t have something negative? Context is what makes it meaningful."

New cut 'Headed West' exemplifies this attitude – gilded Americana, it gleams with the promise of mythic California, twinkling in the distance.

He explains: "If you live in California it's easy to forget what an odd and wonderful place it is. After moving to New York and then Austin I felt I could really appreciate the facets that I both love and hate."

Tune in now.

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