Foreign Republic

Foreign Republic – “Hold On”
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The beauty of pop is how expansive and malleable it can sound. The music and lyrics can be pushed in various directions, emulating writing styles from endless other genres, but then falling back toward a sound that’s both accessible and enjoyable for most. That’s where the genius of Matthew Smith aka Foreign Republic, a young upcoming artist who resides in New Jersey, manages to weave his musical magic, which is then co-produced and mixed, by Matthew’s friend Aidan Swift. That’s been the...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Foreign Republic – “20 Years Old” from the album ‘Wonder’
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You would think that after speculating, appraising and describing Foreign Republic’s previous EP release “Break Your Fall” as tasteful, sophisticated and detailed pop music that we would run out of things to say about Matthew Smith aka Foreign Republic, a 20 year old artist who resides in New Jersey. But most albums by new artists, are not like his latest release ‘Wonder’. To start with the album incorporates the 5 songs from the EP, which immediately gives it a solid...

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Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Foreign Republic – ‘Break Your Fall’
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Matthew Smith aka Foreign Republic, is a brand new 19 year old artist who resides in New Jersey. He makes all his music in his bedroom on a laptop, while his friend Aidan Swift co-produces and mixes his tracks. Surprisingly then, Foreign Republic’s EP ‘Break Your Fall’, consists of tasteful, sophisticated and detailed pop music with both a strong retro-synthwave and urban twist. The result is an astonishing, glistening 5-track collection of summer-perfect pop, with a slight tinge of melancholy, crafted...

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Monday, 21 June 2021