Track of the Week: 05/05/17

Mat Hunsley – Do You Need Me Near

Following the release of his debut EP towards the back end of last year, singer-songwriter Mat Hunsley has returned with new single ‘Do You Need Me Near’, a fitting ode to our closest friends.

Backed by plaintive guitar, allowing Mat’s warm and smoky vocal to take centre stage, the tale that he weaves on ‘Do You Need Me Near’ showcases one of the most genuinely talented songwriters to emerge in recent years.

It’s easy to see why he’s so popular amongst his peers, with the likes of Seafret, Axel Flovent and Brooke Bentham all making personal approaches to Mat regarding recent support slots across the UK.

With the promise of more music just around the corner, as well as upcoming live dates, it will be well worth keeping an eye on Mat over the coming months as it feels like this is one artist building something genuinely special from the ground up.