Mat Skinner is a Singer/Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Composer & Producer based in Manchester UK.
"Armed with a guitar and harmonica his music is an acoustic ode to friendship, life and love. With influences from the likes of Neil Young ,Leonard Cohen and Jackson C Frank, Mat’s music combined with his beautiful filmic and soulful voice, proves he is clearly an accomplished writer."
He was commissioned by 14/18 Now to perform ‘The Scarecrow’ (music written to a WW1 poem by James Lyons) at Glastonbury’s Leftfield Stage alongside Billy Bragg , this lead his Debut release ‘…with the power of a thousand suns’ in 2015
Now as new addition alongside Andy Hargreaves (I Am Kloot) and Mark Potter (elbow) into the Roots/Blues & Rock outfit 'The Plumedores' playing lap steel, bass the occasional synth and backing vocals.
Aside from the band Mat is currently pitching songs for Sync/TV Film & Ads, part of the international songwriting trio PJMA & occasionally you'll find him welding random bits of steel together.