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姓 名 Matt Wertz
国 籍 美国
职 业 创作型歌手
Matt Wertz 是一位创作型歌手，当 Wertz 在伊利诺斯大学香槟(Urbana-Champaign)分校主修工业设计专业时，就对唱歌、写歌有着有着强烈的爱好。Wertz 在一个名为"Young Life"的露营活动上表演时，就得到了很多人的喜爱。之后，他的第一张专辑《Somedays》发行了，专辑由 Steve Wilson 制作。他接下来的两张录音室专辑和一张EP都是由自己制作，EP由他的好朋友 Dave Barnes 帮忙制作。Matt 时常与 Jason Mraz，Jamie Cullum，Gavin Degraw，Matt Nathanson和 Jars Of Clay 共同参加巡回演出。
2004年10月发行录音室专辑《Twenty Three Places》。
2007年2月发行录音室专辑《Everything in Between》。
2008年9月发行录音室专辑《Under Summer Sun》。
2010年3月发行单曲《While We're Becoming》。
2011年1月发行单曲《Feels So Right》。2月发行单曲《Running Back to You》。3月发行录音室专辑《Weights & Wings》。10月发行录音室专辑《Snow Globe》。
2013年4月发行单曲《Whenever / Wherever》。8月发行录音室专辑《Heatwave》。
Life and career
Matt Wertz is an American singer-songwriter. Originally from Liberty, Missouri, he now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. His interest in visual art led him to study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with a degree in industrial design. While there, his musical talents and ambitions grew.
Born and raised a Christian in Liberty, MO, near Kansas City, Matt Wertz started writing songs his first year of college. After graduation in 2001, Wertz moved to Nashville gained a considerable fan base by performing at Young Life camps, after releasing his first album, Somedays, produced by Steve Wilson. His next studio album, Twenty Three Places (2003) was produced with Ed Cash. ‘Today & Tomorrow’ was produced by Wertz and best friend Dave Barnes in 2005, and thanks to his constant touring, the singer was signed to Nettwerk Records.
On September 19, 2006, Wertz released his third studio album, ‘Everything in Between’. In late 2007, he went back on the road with fellow singer-songwriter and friend Dave Barnes. Their aptly named tour, Two Birds/One Stone, toured around the US, ending in Nashville.
In December 2007, Wertz signed with Universal Republic and released ‘Under Summer Sun’ in September 2008 featuring some new material as well as cuts off ‘Everything in Between’.
In November 2009, Wertz announced on his website that he is no longer with Universal Republic and to celebrate, he began giving away ‘If It Ain't Broke...’, recorded live at The Triple Door in Seattle on May 28, 2008, as a free album.
In January 2011, Wertz released the single, "Feels So Right", as part of his album, ‘Weights & Wings’, released on March 15, 2011.He began a tour to promote the album on March 25, 2011, in New York City.He also released a holiday-themed album,’ Snowglobe’, in late 2011.
In anticipation of ‘Wherever / Whenever’ EP, released on April 1, 2013, Matt Wertz gave away a collection of his personal favorite songs from his celebrated 13-year career on NoiseTrade.
‘Heatwave’ was released on August 27, 2013. Its first single is "Get to You".
He has toured with such acts as Hanson, Jon McLaughlin, Jason Mraz, Jamie Cullum, Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson, Five For Fighting, O.A.R., Ben Rector and Jars of Clay, and has headlined several tours nationally in the early-to-mid-2000s (decade).
Studio album ‘Old Flames’ was released on May 2014.
Studio album ‘Gun Shy’ was released on May 2016.
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