Matt Johnson was born in London's East End in 1961. He's been in bands since he was 11 years old. At age 17, fueled by a musical collection that included John Lennon, Syd Barrett, Tim Buckley, T-Rex and the great post-punk industrialists Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle, The Residents and Thomas Leer, he formed The The by placing a "musicians wanted" ad in England's New Musical Express. From the release of their first singles -- on 4AD and Some Bizzare -- Johnson's passionate intelligence coupled with an accessible experimentalism marked out The The as something special.
Although noted for his absence as much as his presence -- entire careers come and go during his lengthy rest periods -- Matt Johnson and The The are still thriving after twenty years, periodically refreshed by a judicious change of personnel. The current line up is comprised of guitarist Eric Schermerhorn (ex-Iggy Pop), drummer Earl Harvin (ex- MC900 Foot Jesus), and bassist Spencer Campbell (ex- Kenny Rogers). If that sounds like a truly eccentric mix of musicians, then it all makes sense upon listening to NakedSelf.
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