Beardy queer folk hipster Scott Matthew first gained attention as a one of the few people in Shortbus not to show their pink bits, but he’s actually Australian-born. On this, his second full-length album, he presents twelve gorgeously delicate, layered songs, all held together with his stunning voice. Matthew even duets with another great Aussie export ­— lady of the moment Sia — on the divine closer, Silent Nights, exclusive to the Australian edition of the album.

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