Alex Mather: ‘The Long Way Home’ – Debut EP Review

Alex Mather’s releases his debut EP, The Long Way Home, out now on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand-new project here.

For Australian artist, Alex Mather, The Long Way Home marks his official debut EP, released via After Platinum Records. The 8-track project takes listeners on a journey of love lost and love found, establishing the young artist as a new face in the genre.

“Approaching the creation of this EP has been a remarkable journey,” He shares. “Every step has been an incredible ride, and I’m absolutely thrilled to share it.” That sentiment was echoed by the CEO of his label, Ernie Romero who also praised Mather. “This EP stands as a testament to Alex’s incredible talent and dedication to his craft,” he says. “We firmly believe it will resonate deeply with fans and further establish his position as one of country music’s most exciting newcomers.”

Inspired by the likes of Morgan Wallen, Florida Georgia Line and One Republic’s Ryan Tedder, Mather’s music toes the line between country and pop with infectious tracks like “That Summer” and “Hell on My Heart.” There’s also a stirring and romantic duet with Brittany Maggs on “Everything Changed,” which allows the singer-songwriter to slow things down and share his heart.

“When I saw you // Yeah, my heart skipped a beat and I fell for you // Saw forever in a second // Give me that big white dress and that picket fence // Years and years full of happiness // So when I saw you // That’s when everything changed”

The singer recently headlined his first show in Sydney, bringing his unique brand of country and infectious stage presence to a live audience.  “I’ve worked so damn hard on this EP, my first ever,” shared Mather on social media. “It’s better than anything I’ve ever created before, this is real music….This is just the beginning.”

The Long Way Home EP Tracklist:

  1. Hell on My Heart
  2. Hurts the Best
  3. That Summer
  4. The Long Way Home
  5. A Memory to Life
  6. Let’s Just Drive
  7. Everything Changes (with Brittany Maggs)
  8. By My Side

Alex Mather shares debut EP, ‘The Long Way Home,’ out now on all streaming platforms.

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