Johanna Bennett

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Johanna Bennett
Birth name Johanna Bennett
Born (1984-09-30) 30 September 1984 (age 32)
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2007–present
Associated acts Totalizer
Kings of Leon
Arctic Monkeys

Johanna Bennett (born 30 September 1984 in Peterborough, England) is an English musician. She was the frontwoman of the band Totalizer, whose demos were produced by Dirty Pretty Things guitarist Anthony Rossomando.[1] The band played a couple of shows and folded in November 2007.[2]

Bennett co-wrote the Arctic Monkeys single "Fluorescent Adolescent" with her then-boyfriend Alex Turner. The song lyrics were developed during a word game while the couple were on holiday.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Bennett earned a psychology degree at Goldsmiths, University of London.[4]

Bennett married Kings of Leon lead guitarist Matthew Followill in 2009; they live in Nashville, Tennessee. Their first son, Knox Cameron Patrick Followill, was born on 22 April 2011.[5] Their second son, Adrian Ellory Followill, was born on 16 March 2013.[6]


  1. ^ "Arctic Monkeys hit written with ex-girlfriend". 16 July 2007. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Totalizer R.I.P.". 5 November 2007. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
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  4. ^ Davis, Ben (18 May 2010). "Thorney girl living the rock star life with Kings of Leon boyfriend". Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Michaud, Sarah (1 March 2011). "Kings of Leon's Matthew Followill Is a Dad-to-Be". Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
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