STRIKING MATCHES IGNITES

Striking Matches is on the verge of lighting up its first country radio chart hit, "Hanging On a Lie" (I.R.S. Nashville). Fans of ABC's Nashville may recognize it as one of eight that the duo of Justin Davis and Sarah Zimmerman wrote for the series. Having met in 2007 at Belmont University, the pair released its debut full-length, Nothing but Silence, on March 23.

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