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Matthew Fitzgibbons

Patriot Music's mission since 2005, has been to celebrate individual liberty with original, non-partisan music and to find positive ways to secure our rights. I passionately support ALL of the Bill of Rights and the people that defend them. I believe that the simple, but timeless principles our Republic was founded on are the key to our success.

You can't have freedom unless you're willing to let other people have it. Government's one and only function is to PROTECT rights, not to grant them, and not to provide security or forced "equality" by infringing on them. My music is meant to challenge people to consider things their busy lives often prevent them from thinking about too deeply. I try to write music that will grow with the listener and mean different things to different people at different times in their lives.

More info at www.PatriotMusic.com

REVIEWS:

"Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Music"
Kellie Lambert McGuire, Republican American
http://patriotmusic.com/interviews/Republican-American-5-24-2012.pdf

"In addition to the tasteful, tuneful and infinitely listenable tracks I've come to expect, "Entitled" had some downright tasty surprises.
Andy Rice, Program Director, KPMX FM, CO

"The record has an overall earthy tone, and shines as a modern school of rock for the masses. And it is quite bridging; a track like “Different in your Eyes” takes a John Mellencamp-style Americana love story but makes the happy couple decidedly liberal and conservative."
Jack Coraggio, Litchfield County Times, CT (Newspaper)
http://patriotmusic.com/interviews/Litchfield-County-Times-5-25-2012.pdf

"The variety at which (Matt Fitzgibbons) can approach the music is impressive. (He’s) able to do melodic and poetic, and then something that’s a little like a sharp stick to the eye. Most musicians do one thing. It’s impressive that he can do so many."
Dale Jones, Program Director, WZBG FM, CT

"Great Music and Great Message, rarely do you find both, but Matt Fitzgibbons succeeds at it continually. Love to spin his tunes!!!"
Mary Dunham King, MuseBoatRadio (Podcast)
http://museboat.wix.com/multimedia

"Less concerned with the financial implications of giving away his hard work for free, he aims to inspire the masses to movement through his music."
Republican American, CT (Newspaper)
http://patriotmusic.com/interviews/Republican-American_5-29-2011.pdf

“It's super! It sounds terrific!” Tom Monahan Connecticut Newsmakers, NBC 30 (On "Patriot 2: A Celebration of Liberty"
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/NBC30.wmv

“I think we ought to spread the word... (His music is) really good and it does say something.” (On "Patriot")
Sally Jessy Raphaël, The Sally Jessy Raphaël Radio Show
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/SJR_1-11-07.mp3

"This is a testament to what it is to be an American" (On "Patriot" and "Patriot 2: "A Celebration of Liberty")
Andy Rice, Program Director KPMX-FM, Sterling, CO
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/KPMX.mp3

“(His) songs are all essentially about our government, our troops and the war, yet (his) music isn't political.” (On "Patriot")
Teresa Pelham, The Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/HartfordCourant.pdf

"True American music to enlighten the masses ."
Aaron Zellman, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (Hartford, WI)
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/JPFO-07.mp3

"It's sending chills up my spine." (On "Patriot")
Cato Craft, Radio Free Liberty
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/http://www.patriotmusic.com/interviews/Episode_053Short.mp3

"...a cross between folk and rock music, with a pointed message that is depicted in the poetic, strongly worded lyrics..."
New Milford Times (New Milford, CT) Newspaper
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/NewMilfordTimes.pdf

"[He's] somehow managed to write patriotic music without its being hokey or Americana."
The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) Newspaper
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/HartfordCourant.pdf

"The production and musicianship is first rate, a quality independent release. (On Patriot 2: "A Celebration of Liberty")
"Marty Dodge, Blog Critics, London
http://blogcritics.org/music/article/music-reviews-johnny-cash-matthew-fitzgibbons

"... the lyrics are combined with a dramatic mix of celestial soundscapes."
News-Times (Danbury, CT) Newspaper
http://www.PatriotMusic.com/interviews/DanburyNewsTimes.pdf