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M. Ward

December 3rd, 2014

Birth Name:
Matthew Ward

Born:
M. Ward

Genre:
Alternative

Years Active:
'90s, '00s, '10s




M. Ward

Biography

Portland, Oregon-based singer/songwriter M. Ward (born Matthew Stephen Ward) grew up listening to gospel and country, two genres that figure prominently in his breezy, West Coast take on Americana. After a six-year stint with the folk-rock trio Rodriguez, Ward began sketching out songs deeply rooted in the classic traditions of American country-folk. Ward's first solo effort came in the form of Duet for Guitars #2, which was written and recorded while he was living between Chicago and various locales on the West Coast. Eventually, the album was placed in the hands of the ever enigmatic Giant Sand mastermind Howe Gelb, who released it on his own Ow Om Recordings in the fall of 2000. The record enjoyed favorable reviews and a considerable amount of attention in underground rock circles, and Ward supported it with a handful tours throughout the United States and Europe.

Top Albums


1. Transistor R..

2. Hold Time

3. Post-War

4. Transfigurat..

5. A Wasteland ..

6. Transistor R..

7. Duet for Gui..

8. To Go Home -..

9. Green River ..

10. End of Amnes..

11. Drill a Hole..

12. Primitive Gi..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.
Let's Dance Transfiguration of Vincent 5:00 $0.99
2.
Chinese Translation Post-War 3:58 $0.99
3.
Winnie the Pooh Winnie the Pooh (Original S.. 2:32 $1.29
4.
Here Comes the Sun Again Transistor Radio 2:21 $0.99
5.
Sweetheart (feat. Zooey Deschanel) Wasteland Companion 3:31 $0.99
6.
Rave On (feat. Zooey Deschanel) Hold Time 3:35 $0.99
7.
Never Had Nobody Like You (feat. Zoo.. Hold Time 2:26 $0.99
8.
Green River Green River – Single 2:40 $0.99
9.
Undertaker Transfiguration of Vincent 3:33 $0.99
10.
Paul's Song (Instrumental) Transistor Radio (Deluxe Ve.. 3:19 $0.99
11.
Here Comes the Sun Again (Four-Track.. Transistor Radio (Deluxe Ve.. 2:19 $0.99
12.
Lullaby + Exile (Live) [feat. Norah .. Transistor Radio (Deluxe Ve.. 3:45 $0.99
13.
Just the Other Side of Nowhere Transistor Radio (Deluxe Ve.. 4:09 $0.99
14.
Four Hours in Washington Transistor Radio (Deluxe Ve.. 3:01 $0.99
15.
O'Brien / O'Brien's Noct.. End of Amnesia 7:40 $0.99
16.
Seashell Tale End of Amnesia 3:49 $0.99
17.
Ella End of Amnesia 3:41 $0.99
18.
Psalm End of Amnesia 3:50 $0.99
19.
From a Pirate Radio Sermon, 1989 End of Amnesia 3:20 $0.99
20.
Carolina End of Amnesia 4:19 $0.99
21.
Flaming Heart End of Amnesia 3:54 $0.99
22.
Silverline End of Amnesia 2:20 $0.99
23.
Archangel Tale End of Amnesia 3:48 $0.99
24.
Bad Dreams End of Amnesia 4:16 $0.99
25.
So Much Water End of Amnesia 4:02 $0.99

Top Music Videos


1. Chinese Transl..

2. The First Time..


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