Matt Lande With Superb Cover Release of “Don’t You Forget About Me”

Matt Lande is originally from Florida but makes Portland Oregon his home now. He is an alternative rock, pop artist who has made a name for himself in the music industry with his creative style. His love of music encouraged him to make the jump to the next level whereas when he began his independent music career he also broadened his reach by as a double and stand in the film and television industry for actors like Noah Wyle, Steve Buscemi, Alexis Denisof, Travis Fimmel and many more.

His style is similar to artists like Savage Garden, Simple Minds, and Snow Patrol. Lande slides smoothly into the genre’s of Pop, Rock, and New Wave while his original music is Pop/Rock Alternative style.

Press Quotes:

“Portland’s Matt Lande drops the stratosphere shattering single “Underground” featured off the album “Boxes”. Dreamy textures move from power-pop affectations toward ultra-dream machine weapons of beautiful design.” – Impose Magazine

I love New Wave music and “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” is such a great song from that time…lots of nostalgia there. It’s been exciting to break from doing my original music and become immersed in the ’80s for this project. I really dug into this song with a goal of reproducing the fantastic original vibe that it had while giving it my own personal touch as well. I hope you enjoy my take on it. ~Matt Lande

You can enjoy his lastest cover of “Don’t Forget About Me” here at soundcloud.

“Rather than strip back his sound, he has sought catharsis through an exorcism of emotion.”
– Songwriting Magazine

I love this guy, I love his creativity and his zest of expression. “Underground” is unique and will mesmerize you to the end. You’ll want to know how the song and the video ends. Pay close attention and don’t miss a second. The “Underground” video seems to me to be about a serial killer, a kidnapper, who in the end is a victim himself..or is he? Great concept, production, and presentation.

“Propulsive and dynamic, yet beautiful and even vulnerable.” – IndependentMusicNews24

Produced by Matt Lande and Mastered by Andy Walter of Abbey Road Studios, in London, this newest release shows the caliber of artistry that Lande can display and how easy the music flows.

Matt gets deeply personal with his lyrics and wraps them up in his warm, emotive vocals and engaging guitar-work.” – Adequacy

Near the end of 2015, Matt Lande received critical acclaim for this album GLOW, a welcoming collection of alternative pop that fit nicely with mainstream collections heard round the world. The success of GLOW led Lande into a grand journey of exploration with his future music endeavors producing two more albums, “Boxes” in 2017 and his latest album, “Aftermath” in 2019.

“A brilliant alternative pop rock affair that comes as a mix of Coldplay, Matthew Good, Savage Garden and Keane.” -WeChameleon

Accolades and recognition for this artist include having a prior record deal with Gotee Records/EMI, he has toured the United States and the UK. Matt has also opened for artists such as Paramore, Red, Skillet, Christian Kane, Lucas Nelson.

For more information on Matt Lande you can visit the links below:

Official Website:
Twitter: @mattlande
Instagram: @mattlande
Youtube Channel:

All media links and photos are provided courtesy of Independent Music Promotions.

Artist Quote:

To me, creating music is a safe place – my home. I’ve always been naturally drawn to it, more than anything else.” ~Matt Lande~

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Sherryl is a Senior Writer and Assistant Editor with Nashville Music Guide and her blog, Lyrics N Legends has been featured since 2012. Her articles has graced the cover and have appeared as feature stories in the NMG print edition. She is also a member of WMMW, Women of Music Music of Women, a non-profit organization in support of women in the music industry. WMMW also appears here in Nashville Music Guide.

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