For American Songwriter, March 2016:

Matt Ward’s most recognizable asset is his voice. It’s a warmly weathered instrument, his scratchy and soulful croon having drawn comparisons to the likes of Tom Waits and Louis Armstrong since the release of his debut album, 1999’s Duet For Guitars #2. It’s an essential component to what gives his style of lush yet rustic indie folk its charm, and a raw, masculine foil to Zooey Deschanel’s vintage pop coo as half of the duo She & Him. M. Ward’s voice is his personality.

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