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Joel Plaskett and Sloan singer-bassist Chris Murphy bring songs of late Halifax musician Matthew Grimson back to life

Speaking about the late Nova Scotia songwriter Matthew Grimson on an hour-long Zoom call, Joel Plaskett and Sloan singer-bassist Chris Murphy smile sometimes and come close to tears at others. Mostly they are in awe of the obscure man’s peculiar gifts. “Matthew’s singing was peculiar, his delivery was strange,” says Plaskett, a Juno-winning melodic rocker....

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Exclaim! Magazine: Joel Plaskett and Sloan Honour Late Halifax Songwriter Matthew Grimson with New Release

Matthew Grimson was a beloved singer-songwriter in the Halifax music scene who sadly passed away on June 19, 2018. Once called “Canada’s most unique songwriter” by friend Joel Plaskett, Grimson released one album, 2002’s A Life Played for Keeps, as well as a single for Plaskett’s New Scotland Records in 2010, but he never tasted success the way his friends did. Grimson...

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