The Matrix (team)

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The Matrix is a pop music writing and record producer team, consisting of Lauren Christy, Graham Edwards, and Scott Spock.[1]


Before her involvement in The Matrix, Lauren Christy had moderate success as a singer-songwriter, releasing her first two albums under Mercury Records in the mid-1990s, entitled Lauren Christy and Breed.[citation needed] She and songwriter and record producer Graham Edwards married, but eventually divorced.[citation needed] Before his involvement in The Matrix, Scott Spock had moderate success as a remixer, film composer and jazz trumpeter with Dave Weckl.[citation needed]


Writing and producing[edit]

The Matrix first came to prominence in the early 2000s for their collaborations with pop music artists such as Christina Aguilera, Busted, Myra,[2] Hilary Duff, Avril Lavigne, Jason Mraz, Liz Phair, Ashley Tisdale, Shakira, Britney Spears, Miranda Cosgrove, and Tokio Hotel.[citation needed] They went on to co-write and produce metal band Korn's seventh studio album See You on the Other Side which sold over two million copies worldwide.[citation needed]


The August 1, 2008 issue of Entertainment Weekly reported that in 2004 The Matrix recorded an album with Katy Perry and Adam Longlands as lead singers and shot music videos.[citation needed] However, weeks before the album was set for release, the project was initially cancelled.[citation needed] After seeing the success of Perry's solo career, the band released the album under their Let's Hear It label.[citation needed] Their self-titled album The Matrix was released on iTunes and CD on January 27, 2009 by Let's Hear It.[citation needed]

Awards and nominations[edit]

The members of The Matrix are 7-time Grammy-nominated songwriters and producers and the recipients of the Ivor Novello Award for Best International Hit of the Year 2003 and BMI and ASCAP Songwriters of The Year 2004, as well as 2-time Canadian Juno winner for Pop Song of the Year and Album of The Year 2003.[citation needed]


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  2. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (January 31, 2004). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.

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