Matthew Parmenter

Matthew Parmenter signs to BEM for new album

PRESS RELEASE: Bad Elephant Music is proud to announce the signing of Matthew Parmenter, vocalist/keyboard player and main writer with cult US progressive band Discipline, to its burgeoning stable of well-respected artists.

Matthew’s third solo album All Our Yesterdays is a stunning piece of work, best experienced as a single, all-encompassing musical odyssey. Each track can be taken on its own individual merit but the full, immersive effect is most evident when they’re all heard in succession. The listener is transported on an allegorical journey and emerges transformed at the close of the album.

Apart from four tracks on which Paul Dzenzel appears on drums, Matthew sings and plays all the instruments – yet the album still has the feel of a full rock band.

Matthew Parmenter: “Thanks to the infamous fire drill at the Summers End festival, members of Bad Elephant Music were pointed out to me while waiting for the fire brigade to arrive. We eventually hooked up, and thankfully they brought me on board. We can all blame it on the fog machine.”

Martin Hutchinson (BEM): “The brilliant songwriting, haunting melodies and sheer emotion that emanate from this striking record make it one of the most intriguing releases for next year already. We’re very excited and proud that Matthew has decided to come aboard and take the next step in his illustrious career with us.”

All Our Yesterdays will be released in early 2016.

Photo by Tony Colvill

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