Matthew Edwards is the singer and songwriter in Matthew Edwards and the Unfortunates. He is based in Birmingham, UK and San Francisco CA. Prior to fronting the Unfortunates Matthew was leader of California’s The Music Lovers. His noir-ish pop-folk has garnered widespread praise over the two albums, garnering accolades from MOJO ****, Shindig ****, 8/10 Uncut, **** The Daily Mirror etc. He has been compared with Scott Walker, The Go-Betweens, The Lilac Time and Edwin Collins. At this show Matthew will be appearing solo without a safety net.