Mind Bomb

MIND BOMB

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On Sunday 9 August at 10pm, Matt will participate in his third Twitter Listening Party with Tim Burgess. Audience members can simultaneously listen to Mind Bomb and engage directly with each other and with Matt and Tim. How do the Listening Parties work? They’re really easy: At the appointed hour stream or play the album […]

SOUL MINING

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July is Soul Mining month. Following the success of the Infected listening party, Matt is participating in a second Twitter Listening Party with Tim Burgess, this time for Soul Mining. On Sunday July 19th at 10pm (BST) audience members can simultaneously listen to Soul Mining and engage directly with each other and with Matt and Tim. Also worth noting is that this is a playback of the classic, original […]

THE LOWDOWN LOCKDOWN Collage

THE LOWDOWN LOCKDOWN

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Well, what a year 2020 is turning out to be. Viruses! Lockdowns! Riots! – And for me personally a close shave with the grim reaper. There have been various rumours circulating about the state of my health recently so I thought I’d take this chance to clarify the situation. Firstly, I’d like to thank everyone – from […]

Come Back Tour Print

ROYAL ALBERT HALL COMEBACK SPECIAL TOUR PRINTS

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To coincide with its 149th anniversary, Royal Albert Hall has recently launched a series of high-quality prints of various performances over recent years, taken by photographer Christie Goodwin. Two photographs of THE THE performing in 2018 during the ‘Comeback Special’ tour are available for purchase HERE.      

NEW 7″ VINYL AVAILABLE ON 29 AUGUST FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2020

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We’re very excited to be celebrating Record Store Day 2020 on the August 29th with a brand new 7″ vinyl single. ‘I WANT 2 B U’ and ‘Velvet Muscle Scream’ are taken from the forthcoming feature Muscle, the critically acclaimed new film by Gerard Johnson which recently premiered at the London Film Festival. Lead actor Cavan Clerkin picked up […]

THE THE – 40TH ANNIVERSARY 1979-2019

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Announcement from Matt Johnson Time goes fast! Who would have thought, as a 17 year old boy all those years ago taking tentative steps into the post-punk underworld, that 40 years later the band I formed in the back pages of a music rag would still be going strong? To celebrate this milestone, and as a […]

2018 Comeback Special Lineup

Comeback Special Lineup Revealed

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Currently preparing for their shows at The Royal Albert Hall, Brixton Academy and The Troxy in London, all of which sold out within minutes of going on sale, plustheir sold out headline slot at Heartland Festival in Denmark and sold out show at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm in the first week of June, THE THE have announced […]

Long Shadows, High Hopes

Authorised Biography Announced

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Details of the publication of a new authorised THE THE biography Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & THE THE byNeil Fraserhas been announced. Written with the full co-operation ofJohnson, who allowed unhindered access to his personal archives, Long Shadows, High Hopes: The Life and Times of Matt Johnson & […]