Willing to Try (WTT) released December 14, 2018 is the latest full length LP from MSB with a total track list of 12 songs featuring 3 Billboard Hit singles. Sonically, the new songs blend modern synths and keyboards along with acoustic guitars and atmospheric electrics. The album was co-written and produced by Jim McGorman (Goo Goo Dolls, Gwen Stefani, Avril Lavigne). Jim had the following to say about working with Matt. “Matt is a true artist in that he has definitive views on a wide range of subjects and isn’t afraid to put himself out there. Connecting people through music is very important to him, and I respect him for that. He is also very honest in his creativity, and I think that comes through in his vocal performances. “
“Got it Going On” was the first single from WWT and was released on July 11, 2017. The song topped the Billboard Hot Singles Sales Chart remaining at #1 for ten straight weeks. It simultaneously hit 5 Billboard charts, including #13 on the Hot Rock Songs as the “Hot Shot Debut”, and #8 Alternative Digital Song Sales, #9 Rock Digital Song Sales, and #49 Emerging Artists. It is the first single from the eagerly awaited album “Willing to Try” and was recently featured on XM Sirius Satellite radio station XM The Pulse on Train Tracks with Pat Monahan. The video for the song premiered via the Huffington Post and has amassed nearly 4 million views on YouTube, trending overseas in South America. “Girl You Think You Know” was the second single from WTT and was released on October 17, 2017. It peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot Singles Sales Chart, #13 on the Rock Digital Song Sales, and #36 on the Hot Rock Songs Sales Chart. It simultaneously reached #1 on the Soundscan Top 100 singles Chart remaining on the chart for 13 weeks. The video for the song, which also exclusively premiered on Billboard, trended overseas up to #2 on Youtube’s most popular page. “18” was the third single from WTT and was released on February 22, 2018. The song charted on 3 Billboard charts, peaking at #8 Digital Rock Song Sales, #28 Hot Rock Songs Chart, and #33 on Emerging Artist chart. It is the third straight single from MSB to chart on multiple Billboard charts.