10 New Country Artists You Need to Know… For Fans of: John Prine, Lyle Lovett, Kris Kristofferson, richly cinematic story-songs
— Rolling Stone Country
...a thoughtful piece of work that demonstrates Urmy’s feel for the way rock, country and pop intersect...the most fascinating Nashville album of the past decade…Americana poetry filled with a smoky mysticism...a sound that evokes The Band, Ryan Bingham and Todd Snider...
— Nashville Scene
Matt Urmy has one of those old souls that you read about, and a big ol’ humanist heart a la John Prine...
— Country Standard Time
Matt was chosen as one of Entrepreneur Magazines 8 Most Successful Influencers
— Entrepreneur Magazine
Matt is a rare poet and visionary.
— Mary Gauthier
Magical and inspiring!
— Wide Open Country
These striped down poems by musician Matt Urmy
find light where they can, move into the unknown
with grace, open and close like flowers, or doors.
— Dorianne Laux
The lyrics — and the majestic chug conjured up in this ethereal rendition —
are a message to never lose hope when it feels like your world (or the fruits of your artistic labor) are burning.
— The Bluegrass Situation