Matt Johnson (singer)

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Matt Johnson
Born (1961-08-15) 15 August 1961 (age 54)[1]
Origin London
Genres Alternative rock, post-punk, new wave
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, publisher
Instruments Guitar, piano, organ, percussion
Years active 1979–present
Labels 4AD, Some Bizzare, Epic, Sony, Nothing, Lazarus
Associated acts The The, Marc and the Mambas
Website This Is The The Day
Fifty First State Press

Matt Johnson (born 15 August 1961) is a singer/songwriter 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),[2] broadcaster (Radio Cineola), and conservationist/local activist (Save Shoreditch). He lives between East London, Manhattan and Gothenburg.[3][4][5][6][7][8]


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  6. ^ Bartholomew, Emma (31 January 2013). "40-storey skyscraper earmarked for Shakespeare heritage site". Hackney Gazette. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Hodgkinson, Will (23 May 2002). "Home entertainment". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Single minded". The Sydney Morning Herald (19 June 2002). Retrieved 1 June 2014. 

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