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Overview (3)

Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Birth NameMatthew Frederick Robert Good
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Good was born on June 29, 1971 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada as Matthew Frederick Robert Good. He has been married to Raeleigh Jane Van Bruegel since April 15, 2010. They have two children. He was previously married to Jennifer Meischl.

Spouse (2)

Raeleigh Jane Van Bruegel (15 April 2010 - present) ( separated) ( 2 children)
Jennifer Meischl (14 June 2003 - 2006) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

"Buddy Holly" glasses

Trivia (12)

Was first in a band with other British Columbians called the Matthew Good Band, which broke up in 2001 after releasing "The Audio of Being". He followed up as a single artist in 2003 with "Avalanche" and "White Light Rock & Roll Review" in 2004.
At Last There Is Nothing Left To Say, a book of his online Manifestos from 1998-2000 was compiled published in 2001 by Insomniac Press.
His biggest musical aspiration was to open for The Who - he has done so on two different occasions.
Is good friends with LA blogger Tony Pierce.
Didn't begin playing guitar until age 20.
The first available recording of Matthew Good is from a demo tape called "...And In Closing" by The Rodchester Kings, of which he was the singer/songwriter.
Finished his "Put Out Your Lights" tour. [November 2004]
Released 4th studio album entitled, "Vancouver," followed by touring. [October 2009]
Just finished recording his third solo studio album, entitled "Hospital Music," over the past few months. [June 2007]
Released the single "Oh Be Joyful" for his upcoming album "Matthew Good: In A Coma 1995-2005; This will be a greatest hits album [July 2005]
Released his second single from "White Light Rock & Roll Review", "It's Been A While Since I Was Your Man". [2004]
Writing and demoing for 5th studio release. [2010]

Personal Quotes (7)

I've always equated music to weather in my life.
Actions speak louder than words. And sometimes inaction speaks louder than both of them.
When did we purchase this limited, impatient mindset of ours?
Apathy is merely a placebo for the frightened or confused.
The devil is in the details.
[on his 2011 recording 'Lights of Endangered Species'] In 1996 I wouldn't have thought my daughter would've wandered downstairs while I was tracking vocals on a demo, saying 'Hey dad, let me sing'. And she ended up singing this bit that was so great that I used it, and it's all through 'Shallow's Low'.
[observation, 2013] There's definitely a nostalgia moment. 'Lights of Endangered Species' really marked the end of going down that rabbit hole. It was massively influenced by what Mark Hollis did on the last two 'Talk Talk' records. There was no synthetic stuff on it, it was all real instrumentation. At some point you get home and take off the backpack with all the stuff on it and you go, 'Give me a guitar and an overdrive pedal, damn it! Let's go!'

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