Matt Johnson (singer)
|Born||15 August 1961|
|Genres||Alternative rock, post-punk, new wave|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, publisher|
|Instruments||Guitar, piano, organ, percussion|
|Labels||4AD, Some Bizzare, Epic, Sony, Nothing, Lazarus|
|Associated acts||The The, Marc and the Mambas|
Matt Johnson (born 15 August 1961) is an English singer-songwriter. He is best known as the vocalist and only constant member of his band The The. He is also a film soundtrack composer (Cineola), publisher (Fifty First State Press), broadcaster (Radio Cineola), and conservationist/local activist (Save Shoreditch).
He lives in East London. He is the brother of artist Andy Dog Johnson (died 2016), who designed many The The and Some Bizzare record sleeves, Eugene (died 1989) and Gerard, director of Tony (2009) and Hyena (2014).
- "Today in History". Boston.com. 15 August 2010. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "Under My Skin: Matt Johnson Discusses Soul Mining With John Doran". The Quietus. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- "THE THE - ANDREW JOHNSON / ANDY DOG – 6/1/59 – 18/1/16". www.thethe.com. Retrieved 2016-01-20.
- This Is The The Day - Official Site
- Fifty First State Press - Official Site
- 4AD artist page
- NME Comeback Announcement
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