Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & The The

Neil Fraser

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Omnibus Press

Published: 7th Jun '18

£20.00

Matt Johnson (born 15 August 1961) is a British singer/songwriter best known as the vocalist and only constant member of his band The The.

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Matt Johnson is a film soundtrack composer, publisher, broadcaster and conservationist/local activist, although he is best known as the creative force behind THE THE. Written with the cooperation of Matt Johnson and with full access to his archives, Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & THE THE is the first official biography of one of the UK alternative music scene’s major figures. Active since 1979, THE THE have returned this year bigger than ever, selling out the Royal Albert Hall in seven minutes as they play their first gigs in over sixteen years.