- The The
- Indie/ Pop
Alt-pop outfit formed by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Matt Johnson in 1979.
Many different musicians have passed through the ranks including Johnny Marr, Zeke Manyika, Gail Ann Dorsey, Mark Feltham and Johnny Marr.
Key releases include the debut single "Controversial Subject"/"Black and White", "Uncertain Smile", "This Is The Day", "Heartland", "The Beat(en) Generation", "Slow Emotion Replay" and "I Saw The Light".
Johnson had previously courted controversy in the late '80s with the video-album "Infected" and it's politically inclined lyrics.
The The's more recent work includes the soundtracks to Tony, Moonbug and Hyena as well as the RSD 2017 single We Can't Stop What's Coming.
Matt Johnson announced the outfit's first concerts in 16 years for 2018.
Events for The The
- Sun 27th May 2018 The TheBeckett University (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Tue 5th Jun 2018 The TheRoyal Albert Hall (Kensington)Buy Tickets
- Wed 6th Jun 2018 The TheO2 Academy Brixton (Brixton)Buy Tickets
- Thu 7th Jun 2018 The TheTroxy (Tower Hamlets)Buy Tickets
- Fri 6th Jul 2018 The The: Comeback SpecialQueens Students Union [Mandela Hall/ Bunatee] (Belfast)Buy Tickets
- Sat 7th Jul 2018 The TheIveagh Gardens (Dublin)Buy Tickets
- Mon 3rd Sep 2018 The The: Comeback SpecialNewcastle University Student Union (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)Buy Tickets
- Tue 4th Sep 2018 The TheBarrowland Ballroom (Glasgow)Buy Tickets
- Wed 5th Sep 2018 The TheRoyal Concert Hall/ Strathclyde Suite (Glasgow)Buy Tickets
- Fri 7th Sep 2018 The The: Skyline SeriesThe Arena (Digbeth)Buy Tickets
- Sun 9th Sep 2018 The The: Skyline SeriesSt Philip's Gate (Bristol)Buy Tickets