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Band-turned-solo-project Will Good & The Mattes takes regional pride to the next level with the latest release Three Tynes. This hefty seven song EP celebrates all things River Tyne. But in a move that will only disappoint geographers and the like, this is not just a bunch of songs about meanders and oxbow lakes. Instead, from the sparsely populated highlands and origins of the river in Kielder to the escapism of the mouth of the Tyne, the record personifies every step of the river’s formation in a heartfelt, romantic story.

In a genius move which combines both the iconic aesthetics of the North East and its unique culture, North and South Tynes appear as two loves making their own way in the world from humble origins to become a torrential force to be reckoned with. From techno-rock opener Something Else to the folkish mellowness of This Place, and even the disjointed classic rock energy of What A Pair We Make, each track embodies a different aspect of life by the River Tyne. As someone who has spent most of their life in the region, the character of the North East is easily recognisable. Best enjoyed on a moody drive from the depths of Northumberland or Wearside to our gorgeous coastline.

Will Good & The Mattes release Three Tynes on 1st December

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