Matt has written over 180 songs to date. Some of them were being sung in churches today, here and abroad. Songs like 'Somebody Cares', 'God Is In control', the reggae version 'Merry God Round' and etc. 'It begins with a message, as if it was only meant for me' says Matt 'then a tune or melody hummms along and I find myself writing a song that not only touched my life but has given hope and joy to my soul.' Matt confides 'If a song that I'm writing touches the deepest of my heart then I'm sure it would touch someone else's too especially in their time of need.' Songs from the 1991 classic release 'When I Stand Before Jesus' were frequent features among christian concerts in the Philippines. While most of the songs were written in English, Matt felt indebted to write songs in tagalog (Philippine language)to touch fellow native Filipinos living abroad. Hence, 'Hiram Lamang' CD came into fruition. Just released. Come and listen and you'll know what I mean.