M Ward

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M Ward: Think of Spring review – a spectral tribute to Billie Holiday
The ever-questing Matthew Ward turns his minimalist attentions to Holiday’s lush 1958 album Lady in Satin

Neil Spencer

05, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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M Ward: Migration Stories review – expanding the borders of Americana
The vocals are perpetually reverbed and the guitars are always twangy, but on his 10th studio album, the singer-songwriter stretches his legs a little

Michael Hann

03, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Mavis Staples: Livin’ on a High Note review – bring on the great and the good
The songwriting credits on Staples’ latest read like a Who’s Who of alternative music

Ally Carnwath

21, Feb, 2016 @8:00 AM

She & Him: Volume 3 – review
She and Him are at their best when they tone down the sugariness – but they hardly ever do, writes Rebecca Nicholson

Rebecca Nicholson

09, May, 2013 @9:45 PM

M Ward – review
The intense showman ranges through a set of powerful songs that sound like anxious inner monologues externalised, writes Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

04, Jul, 2012 @5:00 PM

M Ward: A Wasteland Companion – review
Back in solo mode, Matthew Ward delivers another fine set of Americana, writes Phil Mongredien

Phil Mongredien

07, Apr, 2012 @11:05 PM

M Ward: A Wasteland Companion – review
M Ward continues his careful restoration job on the sounds and styles of early-60s US pop to pleasing effect, writes Michael Hann

Michael Hann

05, Apr, 2012 @8:15 PM

How music can reach out and touch us
Music gives us moments when – with a lyric, a chord change, a note or a drumbeat – a hand seems to come out and take our own

Laura Barton

22, Dec, 2011 @10:45 PM

Laura Barton meets M Ward

Laura Barton finds out about singer-songwriter M Ward's musical and literary influences

Laura Barton

27, Feb, 2009 @12:01 AM

Pop review: M Ward: Hold Time

M Ward has grown bolder with each album, an evolution that continues on his seventh offering, says Hugh Montgomery

Hugh Montgomery

08, Feb, 2009 @12:01 AM

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CD: M Ward, Post-War

(4AD)

Chris Salmon

31, Aug, 2006 @11:02 PM

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CD: M Ward, Transistor Radio

(Matador)

Dave Simpson

18, Feb, 2005 @1:19 AM

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