The world of music is littered with tragic tales of talents taken before their time, talented songwriter Matthew Jay is one such case.
In 2001 Draw was released, an impressive debut and a taste of things to come. It turned out to be his only album however, a testament to his young life before his untimely passing at the age of 24 on September 25, 2003.
To mark the anniversary of Jay’s 33rd birthday his family has released ‘Dear Jane’, one of the last songs written before his untimely passing. ‘Dear Jane’ is a delicate acoustic number with Jay’s shy voice lending a gentle richness to the song which is both haunting and captivating.
‘Dear Jane’ is on sale today, Monday 10th October 2011, the anniversary of Matthew Jay’s 33rd birthday.