Matt Koziol and Vince Gill teaming up on a country classic is hard to beat.
The up and coming alt-country troubadour, who is preparing for the release of his third album next spring, has collaborated with Vince Gill, one of the greatest voices in country music history, on a revamped version of the country classic “Ghost in This House.”
Written by legendary Nashville songwriter Hugh Prestwood, “Ghost in This House” has withstood the test of time and been revered as a classic, albeit an underrated one, for over 30 years now. Originally recorded by country music group Shenandoah in 1990, Alison Krauss put her spin on it as well in 1999, and has been covered live by several iconic artists across the genre ever since.
Now, Koziol and Gill are putting their names on the list of artists who have covered it with their spectacular, brand new version of the classic.
Give it a listen here:
Matt Koziol, a New Jersey native and Nashville resident, has proved a prolific songwriter in his nearly 10 years of recording music. He made his debut in 2014 with a five-track EP titled Pivot in Place, and since has amassed a deep catalog that featured three EPs and a slew of singles until the release of his debut album Wildhorse in 2022. Now while many of the details have yet to be announced, Koziol’s next full length project is expected to drop in 2024, and if the singles released thus far are any indication, it’ll be a good one.
In addition to the “Ghost in This House” cover, Koziol has already released three other singles this year that I would imagine have a solid chance of making their way onto the forthcoming record. Check those out below as well.
“Which Way to Heaven”
“You Better Run Son”
“Follow Me Home”
Receiving votes of confidence from some of the best acts in the game, Koziol, in addition to plenty of headlining gigs, has played support for the likes of Whiskey Myers, Jon Pardi, 49 Winchester, Shane Smith & the Saints, Hailey Whitters, among others, growing his own fan base in massive venues across the country over the past couple of years.
While he only has a couple more dates on the schedule for the remainder of the year, a couple of sold out shows with yellowstone’s Luke Grimes in Washington D.C. and Boston, MA, be on the lookout for more shows to be announced as anticipation builds for his upcoming album.