LOS ANGELES, California, US
Artist / Band / Musician
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Matthew Hager is a multi platinum American record producer and songwriter originally from Houston, Texas and now lives in Los Angeles. He has written and produced several number one hit singles as well as several critically acclaimed albums and has worked with many major recording artists.
He wrote and produced the song "When I Talk To You" which is featured on Mandy Moore's multi-platinum album "Mandy Moore" along with her song "Split Chick" that he also produced. He produced several acoustic versions of her chart topping hits including "Walk Me Home" and "I Wanna Be With You".
He wrote and produced the number 1 hit song "Lucy's", which was the longest running number 1 single for any debut artist in history on the Contemporary Jazz R&R chart, as well as the number 1 singles "True Blue" and "Bloom". He also wrote and produced the Hot AC hit "Stars" for number 1 Billboard artist Mindi Abair as well as her top 5 hits "Come As You Are", "Flirt" and "Smile". He also wrote and produced her song "Every Time" which was featured in the movie "License To Wed" and "I Can Remember" which was featured in the popular Spelling Television series "Summerland". He wrote and produced the holiday smash "I Can't Wait For Christmas" for Mindi Abair that has sold nearly a million copies to date. Her chart topping and critically acclaimed albums "It Just Happens That Way", "Come As You Are", "Life Less Ordinary" and "Stars" Hager produced in their entirety.
He wrote and produced the international hit "6000 Miles" with John Taylor from Duran Duran and produced and wrote a majority of his solo album "Techno For Two". He produced the U.S. hit "Perfect Love" for Simply Red. He wrote and produced the top 20 hit "How Does It Feel" for Columbia recording artist Peter White and also performed his own song "Enough" under his name in the hit movie A Walk to Remember.
Hager mixed the song "Cry Baby Cry" and engineered "Falling Down" for Duran Duran's album Red Carpet Massacre produced by Justin Timberlake and Timbaland and has appeared on and arranged several songs for Scott Weiland, the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver.
An EP of his solo material including the song "Enough" from the movie A Walk To Remember entitled "Peace Love And Animosity" is now available worldwide.
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