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First Thoughts Review ‘Different Kind Of Heartbreak' by Matt Dunbar & The Autonomous Collective


Due for release on 19th June ‘Different Kind Of Heartbreak' is the debut single from Matt Dunbar& The Autonomous Collective. The single is a reaction to the stories that came out in 2019 regarding Ryan Adams and his conduct. Different Kind Of Heartbreak focuses on the loss of trust in a person that has previously been idolised.

The song was produced by Matt Dunbar in his studio, Studio 26 in Morpeth. Different Kind Of Heartbreak will be available on Spotify, Amazon, Bandcamp etc. A lyric video, directed by Ryan Peebles, will also be released on the 19th of June.

First Thoughts Review

There is no better way of conveying your message than subtly within the lyrics of a song. Different Kind Of Heartbreak is just such a song.

It starts off with acoustic guitar and the subtle picking of electric guitar before Matt's stunning vocal enters the fray. He has a nice warm tone to his voice.

Different Kind Of Heartbreak then builds slightly as it meanders along, with the introduction of drums when it reaches the chorus, and every word that Matt sings is crystal clear, which is how it should be for a country song that tells a story, or conveys a message within its lyrics. Guitar then takes over for a perfect outro. Simple and understated so as not to take away the emphasis on the narrative.

I would definitely recommend adding Different Kind Of Heartbreak to your music library. For release on all digital platforms on 19th June 2020

Band Bio

Matt Dunbar & The Autonomous Collective are an Americana band from the North East.

Matt Dunbar has been performing in the North East for several years and have achieved local success with previous releases 'Home', which reached #1 on the Amazon Folk Chart in 2017 and 'This Room Burns Bright' which was released to coincide with a tour alongside fellow Newcastle musician, Holly Rees.

Also featuring Jake Waugh, Jamie Mackay, Scott Dolan and Ben Lackenby they have been working on a number of singles due to be released in 2020.

They are also planning a tour of north east venues once such things are possible.

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