Since debuting in 1999, Canadian singer/songwriter Matthew Barber has built a sturdy reputation as a consummate source for literate rock, folk, and Americana. The Toronto native's career began in Hamilton, Ontario where his second independent album, 2002's Means & Ends drew the attention of indie Paper Bag Music who reissued it nationally the following year. Warner Music Canada was impressed with Barber's smart, tuneful folk-pop and signed him in 2004. His major label debut came in the form of an EP called The Story of Your Life which he released under the name Matthew Barber & the Union Dues. After relocating back home to Toronto, he followed up a year later with the full-length Sweet Nothing which yielded the hit "Soft One." Three years later, 2008's Ghost Notes saw Barber scaling back his sound with a more stripped-down acoustic ...
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Ghost Notes 2008 Ghost Notes
 
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Means & Ends 2003 Means & Ends
 
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