"It's folksy poetry that first sets this work afloat, but it's in the album's roots rock groove that it gains its footing as an ensnaring scorcher. " - POPMATTERS
"so much emotional depth you may need a life jacket."
- Canadian Beats
"clearly his most fully realized effort. Shadowlands is a lush, Americana-steeped singer/songwriter record that teems with musical depth.."
- Winnipeg Free Press
“Earnest and deep, Matt Epp belts from the heart throughout ‘Shadowlands’ which is an invigorating and soulfully rich album every step of the way”
“Supple roots rock...sometimes soothing, other times assertive, with Epp’s expressive, rasping tones.” - BLOG CRITICS
“fine bout of storytelling”
“Far from just hovering over on the peripheral, Shadowlands brings us straight into the fabric of existing with these entrancing ballads that will hook you right in.”
- The Celebrity Cafe