Ian Browne (musician)

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Not to be confused with the English musician Ian Brown.
Ian Browne
Background information
Birth name Ian Robert Browne
Born (1973-11-12) November 12, 1973 (age 43)
Origin New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Rock
Instruments Percussion
Associated acts The Prettys
No Sinner
Matthew Good Band
Tegan and Sara
Blood Meridian
Rich Hope
Dustin Bentall
Website www.ianbrowne.com

Ian Browne (born November 12, 1973[citation needed]) is a Canadian-born musician and composer, known currently as being a member of Vancouver-based rock and roll band The Prettys. [1] He was formerly with psych-blues band No Sinner,[2] and before that notably as a member of multi-platinum-selling 90's Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band.[3] Browne plays drums and performs backup vocals on The Prettys' upcoming second LP "Soirée". He also played on No Sinner's debut EP "Boo Hoo Hoo", and played drums and produced tracks on their 2016 LP "Old Habits Die Hard". He can also be heard on the Matthew Good Band albums Last of the Ghetto Astronauts, Raygun, Underdogs, Lo-Fi B-Sides, Beautiful Midnight, Loser Anthems, Audio of Being, and the greatest hits compilation In a Coma.

While with Matthew Good Band, Browne received Juno Awards in 2000 for Best Group of 1999 and Best Rock Album of 1999.[4] Browne also composed original music for the Sci-Fi network series Sanctuary.[5] He now records and performs with The Prettys and occasionally other Vancouver, British Columbia based artists Rich Hope and Dustin Bentall.

As a composer, his work can be heard on the science fiction series Flash Gordon and Sanctuary.


  1. ^ https://theprettys.bandcamp.com/releases
  2. ^ http://nosinner.com/info/
  3. ^ Allmusic ((Matthew Good > Biography))Allmusic. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
  4. ^ 1999 Juno AwardsMetroLyrics.com. Retrieved July 5, 2009.
  5. ^ Ian Browne (II)Internet Movie Database. Retrieved July 5, 2009.

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