Given to Sudden Panic and Noisy Retreat, Angie’s first full-length album, is both defiant and heartfelt. Angie's smoky, hopeful lilt carries the listener through vivid landscapes: blood spilled on the snow, empty cocktails, and seagulls on the coast to name a few.
Angie, the eldest of eight siblings, grew up in West Michigan. When she was fourteen, Mattson began to learn piano at a nearby resort where she worked. During high school she sang and toured with a local theater.
After school, Angie bought an old blue school bus and hit...