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The Definitive Article

Interview by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, October 1982

THE THE? An agitated stutter? No, the definitive article, boasts The one and only The Matt Johnson with a cheeky, if none too convincing grin. ...

Matt Johnson: A Master Of All Trades

Interview by Fiona Russell Powell, Time Out, December 1983

WHAT DO YOU DO when you're a brilliantly talented songwriter and musician but have no locks, pretty frocks or "weird" image, an uncooperative record company ...

The The: Dusk (Epic)

Review by Mat Snow, Q, February 1993

MATT JOHNSON, principal boy of The The, is 31 going on 17, a perennial quester after spiritual fulfilment and soul's ease. In his last two ...

The The: Slow Emotion Replay

Interview by Paul Mathur, Melody Maker, August 1993

The very mention of THE THE inspires visions of musical doom, fretful soul-searching and a general air of unreconstructed gloom. But does MATT JOHNSON really ...

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