Iain Matthews

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Iain Matthews
Iain Matthews at Cropredy 2007.jpg
Verkeleg namn Iain Matthew McDonald
Alias Ian McDonald, Ian Matthews, Iain Matthews
Fødd 16. juni 1946, Scunthorpe i Lincolnshire i England
Instrument Vokal, gitar
Sjanger Folkrock, rockabilly, country, alternative rock, surfemusikk, jazz, folk
Aktive år 1967 til i dag
Yrke Musikar, låtskrivar
Tilknytte artistar Fairport Convention, Plainsong, Matthews Southern Comfort
Plateselskap Decca/Deram, Polydor, Vertigo, Elektra, Columbia, Mushroom, Windham Hill, Mooncrest, Brilliant
Nettstad www.iainmatthews.com

Iain Matthews (fødd 16. juni 1946) er ein engelsk musikar og låtskrivar. Han vart fødd Iain Matthew McDonald i Scunthorpe i Lincolnshire i England. Han vart i 1960-åra først kjend som Ian McDonald, og seinare i 60-åra og fram til 1989 som Ian Matthews. Etter dette har han teke attende det fornamnet sitt, men skifta etternamn og vart Iain Matthews.

Påverka av både rock and roll og folkemusikk har han hovudsakleg spelt som soloartist, men var med i den første utgåva av Fairport Convention i perioden då dei var kraftig påverka av amerikansk folkrock. Seinare han han fronta band som Plainsong, Hi-Fi, No Grey Faith, More Than A Song og sitt eige Southern Comfort.[1]

Albums[endre | endre wikiteksten]

  • Fairport Convention, Fairport Convention (1968) UK Polydor/ US Cotillion
  • Fairport Convention, What We Did On Our Holidays (1968) UK Island/ US A&M
  • Fairport Convention, Heyday(1986) BBC - innspelingar frå 1968/1969 UK Island/ US Hannibal
  • Ian Matthews, Matthews' Southern Comfort (1969) UK Uni/ US Decca (det første soloalbumet hans)
  • Matthews Southern Comfort, Second Spring (1969) UK Uni/ US Decca
  • Matthews Southern Comfort, Later That Same Year (1970) UK Uni / US Decca
  • Matthews' Southern Comfort, The Essential Collection (1997) Half Moon (a retrospective of 1970s recordings)
  • Ian Matthews, If You Saw Thro' My Eyes (1971) UK and US Vertigo (2nd solo album)
  • Ian Matthews, Tigers Will Survive (1971) UK and US Vertigo (3rd solo album)
  • Plainsong, In Search of Amelia Earhart (1972) UK and US Elektra
  • Ian Matthews, Journeys from Gospel Oak (1972) UK [[Mooncrest
  • Ian Matthews, Valley Hi (1973) UK and US Elektra Records]]
  • Ian Matthews, Some Days You Eat the Bear...Some Days the Bear Eats You (1974) UK and US Elektra
  • Ian Matthews, Go For Broke (1975) UK CBS/ US Columbia
  • Ian Matthews, Hit and Run (1976) UK CBS/ US Columbia
  • Ian Matthews, Stealin' Home (1978) UK Rockburgh/ US Mushroom
  • Ian Matthews, Siamese Friends (1979) Rockburgh
  • Ian Matthews, Discreet Repeat (1979) Rockburgh
  • Ian Matthews, Spot Of Interference (1980) Rockburgh
  • Hi-Fi, Demonstration Record (1982) First American Records; live mini-album
  • Hi-Fi, Moods for Mallards (1982) First American Records
  • Ian Matthews, Shook (1984) Polydor
  • Ian Matthews, Walking a Changing Line (1988) Windham Hill Records
  • Iain Matthews, Pure and Crooked (1990) Gold Castle Records
  • Iain Matthews, Skeleton Keys (1992) Line
  • Iain Matthews, The Dark Ride (1994) Watermelon
  • Iain Matthews, God Looked Down (1996) Watermelon
  • Iain Matthews, The Seattle Years 1978-1984 (1996) Varese Sarabande
  • Iain Matthews, Excerpts from Swine Lake (1998) Blue Rose
  • Iain Matthews, Orphans & Outcasts Volume 3
  • No Grey Faith, Secrets All Told — The Songs of Sandy Denny (2000) Perfect Pitch / Unique Gravity
  • Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy, The Official Blue Rose Bootleg (2001) Blue Rose
  • Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy, La Terre Commune (2001) Blue Rose / Perfect Pitch / Eminent
  • Plainsong, Pangolins (2003) Blue Rose
  • Iain Matthews, Zumbach's coat (2005) Blue Rose / Perfect Pitch / Eminent
  • Iain Matthews, Contact in live (2008)
  • Iain Matthews & Searingkvartett, Joy Mining (2008) Perfect Pitch (an easy listening/jazz oriented album)
  • Iain Matthews & Nick Vernier Band, Woodstock (2009) Brinker Media
  • Iain Matthews & Egbert Derix, Afterwords (2010) Matrix
  • Iain Matthews & Nick Vernier Band with Emitt Rhodes, Time Will Show The Wiser (2010) Brinker Media
  • Iain Matthews & Ad van der Veen, Ride the times (2010) Turtle Records
  • Matthews Southern Comfort, Kind of New (album) Brilliant/Genepool BMCD1010 (2010)

Kjelder[endre | endre wikiteksten]

  1. Richie Unterberger interview

Bakgrunnsstoff[endre | endre wikiteksten]