"So sweet... I want to listen to him again." -Madonna
Seattle-based singer/songwriter, Matt Alber is currently touring a new acoustic album titled Constant Crows. The album debuted at No. 2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Chart and was recorded at his home on Vashon Island in Puget Sound. The album features eight original songs and two unlikely covers, including a duet with his brother Bryce (aka Lou Jane) and Madonna's Take A Bow. To preview the new album, visit www.mattalber.com.
"Matt blends extraordinary, emotional nuance with impeccable vocal range and style." Following a tenure with the San Francisco-based classical ensemble, Chanticleer, winning two Grammy Awards, Matt turned his attention to contemporary projects. In 2004 he released the self-produced album of experimental songs Nonchalant with co-producer/writer Jeff Crerie at Utmosis in San Francisco. Within months Alber was signed by Tommy Boy as the first artist to their new imprint, Silver Label, and immediately began work refining his independent release into the full-length, Hide Nothing from which, his "End Of The World" video made a grassroots tidal wave in the gay community and sparked sold out shows at his first tour in 2009. The video won an Out Music Award the same year and he was featured in OUT Magazine's "Out 100."
Fans of Jason Mraz, Iron & Wine, k.d. Lang and Eva Cassidy find themselves at home at Alber's shows. A quick glance around the room will reveal numerous couples holding hands, gay hipsters galore and probably somebody's parents. This is Matt's second appearance during Bear Week in Provincetown.