Matthew Frederick

Matthew Frederick : Hay on Wye

Ahead of his first solo album, Fragments, Climbing Tree's musically versatile frontman Matthew Frederick has released a second single from the set, Hay-on-Wye. Using guitar, piano and voice he has created a bucolic dream-sketch of the Welsh border town - with its lyrical images floating by like the candy-floss wisp of dandelion seeds on a summer breeze.

Hay on Wye is a gorgeous three minutes of musical bliss - delicately picked guitar then softly stroked piano keys; the borderland re-imagining of Granchester Meadows with more secondhand bookshops.