Syd Matters


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Years Active: 2001–present
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Pop, Rock

Syd Matters is a French musician whose real name is Jonathan Morali. Syd Matters is a pseudonym which comes from the slight modification of the names of two Pink Floyd members: Syd Barrett and Roger Waters. Matters was born May 22, 1980 in Paris. He started his performing career playing at small bars until being noticed by Third Side Records and signed to a recording contract. This resulted in his first album, ''A Whisper and a Sigh'', which was recorded during the summer of 2002. After this album was released, Matters constructed a new four-piece band and in April 2005 released his second album, ''Someday We Will Foresee Obstacles''. A mixture of folk and melancholic pop, his music combin... Continue Bio >>