Matthew Schultz proves critics wrong with the release of the dance pop song titled ‘Somewhere Far’.
The song unfolds the excellent production skills of Matthem Schultz.
‘Somewhere Far’ is a blend of dance pop tune with a male vocal.
Production and the songwriting of the song are remarkable.
The video is a simple animation.
Vibe is entertaining which makes the song appealing to a larger audience.
Matthew Schultz is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, singer and performer who started out playing guitar in Chris Daughtry’s first band.
He has made a strong impact on the music industry with his earlier releases.
Armando Guarnera produced his first single, Money or Me, and earned him a nomination at the 2013 EOTM Awards, and one for best new male artist.
He followed this up with Crazy Heart (ft. Alessia Guarnera) in 2014, then in 2015 he released We Own The Night (feat. Jim Jones).
Last year saw a house remix of this track by Follow The Moon gain popularity.
These releases were acclaimed, and he has accumulated a huge following on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
This year has seen a plethora of successful releases for Matthew Schultz.
In January, he released the single Promise For Keeps, following up with a version featuring Jamaican reggae singer Gyptian and an Electric Bodega remix in the following months.
With total streams of over 3.5 millions plays on SoundCloud.
“Promise For Keeps” climbed the iTunes UK Dance Charts to number 21 and hit #18 on Music week and Top 100 on Beatport.
Schultz has racked up over a million streams on Spotify.
He had a dance contest that went viral and featured the best dancers from NBC’s World of Dance.
The Electric Bodega Remix charted on iTunes and Top 10 on Music Week and still climbing.
All Night Long, featuring Gyptian and Rico Tayla is popular too.
This latest track, Somewhere Far, is a Matthew Schultz affair, having shared the spotlight with other artists on recent releases.
It’s what is now the Matthew Schultz signature sound: chilled pop/EDM with elements of reggae, dancehall and Afro Beat blended into the mix, catchy melodic hooks and cool lyrics.
Starting with mellow vibe-esque synths and a pulsing bassline, Schultz gives an understated but charismatic vocal performance, with many stylish production tricks giving his voice that cutting edge pop/EDM sound.
The track builds across the verse and bridge, working up to a slinky calypso-influenced beat, underpinned by a pumping ‘four to the floor’ kick that drives the momentum of the music.
It’s perfect for these summer months, and elaborates on craving freedom and adventure with your lover.
The words and music combine to create an evocative soundscape that captures the magical experience of summer and chasing after the good times, a feeling everyone can relate …
Overall, the song is another slam dunk of a track from the prolific Matthew Schultz.
It’s another anthemic, memorable pop EDM song that will work well on radio and the dancefloor.
With Schultz’s popularity snowballing with every new release, there’s every reason to think Somewhere Far will take his success to the next level.