"A forward thinking songwriter...McNeal's music has everything to do with feeling" - Daytrotter

"AM radio feel...a groove-filled record of sweeping Americana" - For Folk's Sake (London, UK)

"One of the biggest surprises of the year...boundary-less" - Country Standard Time

"Fresh anthems" - Culture Collide (Los Angeles)

"A couple minutes into Matthew McNeal's new album is enough to tell you something special is going on here" - Star-Telegram

"A beautiful departure from the over-produced sound that has overwhelmed current country music...analog excellence" - KUTX

"Sets a high bar...soulful...intoxicating" - Wide Open Country

"'Act to Watch in 2018' storytelling...this could very well be McNeal's year." - Dallas Observer

"A great artist out of Ft. Worth...standout" - KXT

"Songs of sunshine and struggle" - Bristol Funk (UK)

"You’ll definitely be yelling the lyrics right along with him" - Central Track

"A brilliant blend of genre and sound" - Ear to the Ground


Matthew McNeal is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based out of Fort Worth, Texas, known for both blurring the lines of genre to create a modern analog sound and taking that show on the road for the better part of each year.