Mathew James White

News

  • NEW ALBUM OUT NOW I've been working away on my fourth studio album "I'm Thinking of You" from a small corner of my bedroom over the last two years. I'm pleased to say that the album is out now. The first two singles / videos from the album are now online
  • I wrote a song together with participants of a song writing workshop, largely made up of refugees last year. It was a very uplifting experience. The song is called ''I Wanna Thank You''

House concerts: If you would like me to come & do a house concert, it would be great to hear from you through my e-mail address: mathewjameswhiteATgmailDOTcom.

Music

Songs From My Wohnzimmer


  1. Together as One
  2. Stay
  3. This Heart Of Mine
  4. It Took The Weight Off
  5. Can't Get Started
  6. A Million Miles
  7. Read Between The Lines
  8. Chances
  9. These Days
  10. Lunacy
  11. You Could Be It
  12. Strait Back At You
  13. Sing With Me
  14. Sing
  15. Breathe
  16. Elevate
  17. The Final Song

On the November 1, 2014 I invited some friends around to my flat & played them a few songs. ''Songs from my Wohnzimmer'' is the result of that evening. The CD will soon be available for download from iTunes, cdbaby.com & Amazon among others.

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528 Hz


  1. Rise or Fall
  2. Stay
  3. Fully Woken Up
  4. A Million Miles
  5. High On This Moment
  6. Can't Get Started
  7. Breathe
  8. Cry Like A Baby
  9. See Through
  10. The Worm Has Turned
  11. A Million Miles (Reprise)
  12. The Worm Has Turned (No Strings Attached Mix)

Released in September of 2011, 528Hz is the result of 3 years of critical observation. Musically, it's somewhere between my 2008 release, 'Acoustic Guitars & Ooh La La’s’ & Mpaths’ 2010 release Elevate. The CD is available for download from iTunes, cdbaby.com & Amazon among others.

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Acoustic Guitars and Ooh La La’s


  1. Intro
  2. These Days
  3. Make It Click
  4. All Makes Sense
  5. Give All Yourself to Me
  6. Happening
  7. Get What’s Deep
  8. Come the Weekend
  9. Taking a Drive
  10. Someday
  11. Nobody Sleeps
  12. Daylight In Your Life

Released in the beginning of 2008, Acoustic Guitars and Ooh La La’s is darker than my first album & is completely acoustic (well actually there’s two tracks that don't have acoustic guitars on them & one of them is an accapala tune!). It followed weekly requests from my fans for an acoustic album. The CD is available for download for only US$7.97 from cdbaby.com & iTunes for the usual prices at Mathew James White – Acoustic Guitars & Ooh la La’s among others.

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That’s Just Me


  1. Good At Life
  2. Jessica
  3. Ooh Yeah
  4. Say You Love Me
  5. One Half of a Good Thing
  6. Chances
  7. Don’t Try Changing
  8. I’d Give You Flowers
  9. That’s Just Me
  10. Seventh Heaven
  11. Will It Change Soon
  12. Fly Like a Bird (Acoustic Mix)

Released in 2004, That’s Just Me, was my first album. It came about largely after the band I had in London, ‘Hamilton’ broke up. Having said that, there’s only one track on the album that doesn’t feature some of the bands former members and that’s because it’s an acoustic track. Weather it be Guy's great bass playing (Guy plays Bass in ‘Fink’) or the keyboard pop brilliance of Luke Juby. The CD is available for download on iTunes – That’s Just Me, but by far the best deal is here for US$6.49

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Life of Learning (Mpath)


  1. I'm On My Way Back
  2. Ding Dong
  3. Sing With Me
  4. Be Beloved Be
  5. You're Just One of Us
  6. Life of Learning
  7. This Heart of Mine
  8. You’re Not Pretending
  9. Love on the Battlefield
  10. Various Points of Breaking
  11. Calling Down
  12. Snakes and Ladders

Life of Learning is the third album from British / New Zealand / German trio Mpath took over three years to refine. Two lead singers (James Blunt meets Thom Yorke) deliver twelve vibrant socially-aware indie / singer-songwriter tracks with passion and charisma.

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Elevate (Mpath)


  1. Sleepwalking
  2. Elevate
  3. Some More Rain
  4. Under The Spotlight
  5. Breathe
  6. Let This Fearing Go
  7. Let Go of the Shore
  8. Hollywood End
  9. Fly Like a Bird
  10. Turn it down
  11. Thaw

Eleven songs from an international gigging alternative pop / rock band with lyrics that are a positive reflection on reality. Drums / bass / acoustic and electric guitars and interesting use of guitar technology. Two lead singers. Release Date: 2010

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Gravity (Mpath)


  1. Gravity
  2. Hard Job Loving You
  3. The Queen of In-between
  4. Faithless
  5. More to This
  6. What Do I Call
  7. Cinnamon Sun
  8. Changed Lines
  9. Haven's Green
  10. Geena
  11. Olive
  12. The Final Song

Mpath is a collaboration between London record producer Martyn Phillips, New Zealand singer-songwriter Mathew James White & German drummer Phil Renz. Influences include Calexico, Crowded House and Iron and Wine. Calexico meets Crowded House meets Iron & Wine. Release Date: 2009

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(Who Will Get The) Marvin Gaye (Mpath)


  1. (Who Will Get The) Marvin Gaye
  2. (Who Will Get The) Marvin Gaye (Demo)

Mpath is the collaboration between multi - million selling record producer, Martyn Phillips, New Zealand singer / songwriter Mathew James White & German drummer Phillip Renz, blending the influences of Calexico The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Elvis Costello, Neil Finn and Radiohead. Release Date: 2008

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Local Area Pubs That Could Only Be Described As ‘Toilets’

Deutsch

"...lediglich seine Gitarre und Songs, die nur so vor positiver Energie strotzten" - rp-online / "Seine Liebe zur Musik ist nicht nur vom ersten Lied an zu spüren, sie steckt an." - Merkur

Wenn dir die Musik von Passenger, Ed Sheeran, und Neil Finn gefällt, wirst du sicher auch Mathew James White zu schätzen wissen. Der gebürtige Neuseeländer und mittlerweile seit Jahren in Berlin ansässige Musiker wird aufgrund seines Repertoires voller eingängig chilliger und mitunter auch rockiger Melodien oft mit den genannten Größen des Musikbusiness verglichen.

Seine Musik kann am besten als "Kiwi, dream, folk" beschrieben werden. Er befindet sich auf ständiger Europa-Tour und hat dabei über die Jahre eine starke und immer weiter steigende Fangemeinde aufgebaut - oft spielt er vor ausverkauftem Haus. Mathew hat beim Blue Balls Festival 2017 in Luzern gespielt, neben Stars wie Davis Gray, Peter Doherty & Jose Gonzalez.

Sein im September 2017 veröffentlichtes viertes und jüngstes Studioalbum "I'm Thinking of You" ist sein wahrscheinlich bisher persönlichstes Werk, das sich mit Thermen beschäftigt, welche die meisten Menschen lieber unter den Teppich kehren möchten.

Neben "I'm Thinking of You", hat White drei weitere Studio Album veröffentlicht : "That's Just Me" in 2004, Acoustic Guitars & Ooh La La's in 2007 & 528Hz in 2011, sowie ein Live-Album "Songs From My Wohnzimmer" in 2014.

Bei seinem Seitenprojekt Mpath handelt es sich um eine dreiköpfige Band, die er mit dem deutschen Drummer Phillip Renz und dem englischen Hitproduzenten Martyn Phillips gegründet hat. Gemeinsam hat die Band seit 2006 drei Studioalbum herausgebracht.

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English

"... bursting with positive energy”  - rp-online / "hooked from the first song" - Mercury

If you like the music of Neil Finn, Passenger and Ed Sheeran, you'll almost certainly appreciate Kiwi dream folk specialist Mathew James White. The New Zealand born, Berlin based Singer Songwriter, is often compared to all three artists with his repertoire of hook filled, chilled out & at times, rocky material.

He constantly tours Europe and has built up a strong and ever-growing fan base over the years, often playing to sold-out houses. Mathew played at the Blue Balls Festival 2017 in Lucerne alongside artists such as Davis Gray, Peter Doherty & Jose Gonzalez.

His fourth and most recent studio album "I'm Thinking of You", released in September 2017 is his most personal work to date, partially influenced by the loss of a child. The albums creation was very central in dealing with his grieving process. "I’m Thinking of You" also taps into subjects such as recognising our own power, longing for those we love & the anticipation of new life.

In addition to "I'm Thinking of You", White has released three other studio albums: "That's Just Me" in 2004, Acoustic Guitars and Ooh La La's in 2007 & 528Hz in 2011, as well as a live album "Songs From My Living Room" in 2014.

His side project Mpath is a three-piece band founded with German drummer Phillip Renz and the English hit producer Martyn Phillips. The band has released three studio albums to date.

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