Somerset’s own musical luminary, Matt Wescott shares the new single ‘Nice To Meet You’. Having honed his craft through collaborations with the likes of Portishead in the studio and sharing the stage with artists such as Razorlight and Fionn Regan, Wescott has earned his stripes. His previous accolade, a director’s award from Paramount Songs, was a testament to his talent and dedication.
‘Nice To Meet You’ is a tantalizing glimpse into Wescott’s upcoming extended play, ‘Echoes Around The Sun.’ The track immediately captivates with its upbeat and catchy melody, a sonic tapestry interwoven with elements of pop, rock, indie, and country. It’s a genre-blending masterpiece that showcases Wescott’s versatility as an artist.
The song’s lively production features a rich array of instruments, from the rhythmic drive of the drum kit to the thumping pulse of the bass guitar, the warm embrace of the organ, and the electrifying presence of both electric and acoustic guitars. These elements, expertly blended, form a vibrant and engaging backdrop for Wescott’s vocals, which themselves are a revelation.
Wescott’s voice is a beacon of light in ‘Nice To Meet You.’ His expressive and emotive singing draws the listener in from the very first note, creating an infectious and buoyant mood that is impossible to resist. It’s a voice that resonates with authenticity and passion, perfectly complementing the song’s theme.
The creation of ‘Nice To Meet You’ was a collaborative journey, with Wescott teaming up with Ethan Mentzer of The Click Five. Wescott initiated the creative process, composing the chord-based riff, the verse melody, and contributing parts of the lyrics. This laid the foundation for a dynamic partnership that would flourish remotely, with Wescott and Mentzer collaborating via Skype. In the spring of this year, the song came to life in the recording studio, as Wescott and a group of his talented friends and associates poured their hearts and souls into the music.
But what is the essence of ‘Nice To Meet You’? In Wescott’s words, “‘Nice To Meet You’ is about an artist rediscovering their creative inner child.” It’s a theme that resonates deeply with anyone who has ever felt the pull of inspiration and the joy of self-expression. Through this song, Wescott invites us all to embark on a journey of rediscovery, to reconnect with that creative spark that resides within us, waiting to be reignited.
In ‘Nice To Meet You,’ Matt Wescott has not only crafted a delightful musical experience but also a poignant reminder of the power of creativity and self-expression. It’s a track that is as catchy as it is meaningful, leaving a lasting impression on the listener. As the world gets to know Matt Wescott through this exceptional single, one thing is certain: it’s indeed a pleasure to meet him, and the musical journey he’s taking us on promises to be an unforgettable one.