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Andy Burrows & Matt Haig

Reasons To Stay Alive


limited cd

Released: 1st Feb 2019


limited signed heavyweight red lp + download

Released: 1st Feb 2019


Hints of Elton John, Supertramp and the softer piano moments of Queen abound in this interesting collaboration between Andy Burrows (former Razorlight drummer) and best-selling author Matt Haig – beautiful harmonies, classic song-writing and interesting arrangements, ‘Reasons To Stay Alive’ pops with an energy and spirit that perfectly complements the tender undercurrent within.

The pair spent a year passing ideas back and forth to create a stunning collection of songs loosely inspired by Haig’s much loved books, including Reasons to Stay Alive and How to Stop Time, with words by Haig and music by Burrows. Together they spin love stories, travel space and time, celebrate soul-mates and travel unflinchingly into the tenderer recesses of the mind. The album burst into life over an intense first fortnight as the pair swapped work across the ocean, with Andy in Los Angeles while Matt worked at home in Hove. "‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ lives up to it’s name, delivering the same messages of hope and wisdom as Haig’s bestseller but in such a wildly different way." - when the horn blows

Reasons To Stay Alive


  1. A Different Game
  2. Barcelona
  3. Reasons To Stay Alive
  4. Hero
  5. The Story Of Me And You
  6. How To Stop Time
  7. Lucky Song
  8. Parallel Lives
  9. Handle With Care
  10. Tomorrow
  11. Lost In Space