Paul Meany

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Paul Meany
Paul Meany.jpg
Meany performing live with Mutemath
Background information
Born (1976-07-02) July 2, 1976 (age 42)
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • synthesizer
  • rhodes piano
  • keytar
  • bass guitar
  • guitar
  • drums
Years active1998–present
Associated acts

Paul Meany (born July 2, 1976) is the lead singer and keyboardist for the indie band Mutemath.[1]

Career[edit]

Meany has continued to work on various projects outside of Mutemath, producing tracks for Forenn and KiND, as well as the debut EP of bandmate Jonathan Allen. Meany was the featured vocalist on Steve Angello single "Breaking Kind" released on August 4, 2017 as well as Seven Lions and Jason Ross' single "Higher Love" released on January 13, 2017.

After Mutemath and Warner Bros. Records parted ways in 2015 and the dissolution of the Teleprompt partnership, Meany launched his own independent label Wojtek Records based in New York. Mutemath's fourth & fifth full length albums and remix project were all released via Wojtek in partnership with Caroline Records.

He was one of the co-founders of the independent label Teleprompt Records that has since been dissolved. Prior to forming Mutemath with drummer Darren King, Meany was the keyboardist and backing vocalist for the band Earthsuit and provided the same for the beginning stages of another Adam LaClave-fronted band, Macrosick. Meany has also co-produced tracks for Jeremy Larson and another Earthsuit spin-off, Club of the Sons.

In 2003, Meany collaborated on an LP entitled, "Elevator Music," released by Victory Fellowship Church prior to Hurricane Katrina, and was later used as a fund-raising initiative to support victims. The album, comprising fifteen contemporary worship tracks, was recorded live at Victory Fellowship Church, with Meany providing lead vocals.[2]

Meany assisted in producing the fifth Twenty One Pilots album, Trench, released on October 5, 2018.[3][4] Meany previously worked with them to "reimagine" and produce the TOPxMM EP released on December 19, 2016, that included four remixes off of their Blurryface album and "Heathens", as well as a live 20-minute video of the bands performing it together in the studio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Mutemath". Archived from the original on July 29, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "Victory Fellowship – Elevator Music (Live Worship From Victory Fellowship)". Discogs.
  3. ^ "Twenty One Pilots Tracks Songs for "Trench" at United Recording". Electronic Musician. September 5, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  4. ^ Yeung, Neil. "Twenty One Pilots Trench". AllMusic. Retrieved December 31, 2018.