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Saturday, 11 July 2015

Post 586 - Matt Moffitt - As Little As A Look LP

“As Little As A Look” (CDCBS26746) is the debut solo album by Matt Moffitt. The album was recorded in London and Belgium with Matt Finish co-founder and drummer John Prior and English producer Nicky Graham in 1985. The song Miss This Tonight reached #17 on the Australian single charts. Matthew David Moffitt born on the 20th August 1956 was best known as the vocalist with the band Matt Finish. From the late seventies until the mid-nineties, Matt Finish was one of Australia's most popular live bands. Moffitt's best known song with Matt Finish, Short Note, peaked at No. 18 and has become a standard on Australian radio stations. It was featured in Triple M Network's Best Songs of the Eighties poll in 2005, in the 2007 Australian feature film “The Final Winter”, appeared on Wendy Matthews' 2004 album Café Naturale. On 13 August 2003, Matt Moffitt died in Sydney in his sleep at the age of 46. His funeral on the 20th of August 2003 was attended by family, friends and key Australian music figures, including John Prior and Rick Grossman from Matt Finish, Don Walker (Cold Chisel), Doc Neeson (The Angels), Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil), John Swan (Swanee), Bernie Cannon (producer of GTK on ABC TV) and Rob Scott (Triple J). MP3

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

LEGEND! I've looked high and low for this album for a LONG time. Thank you so much for this one.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this - I loved this album, wore out the cassette I had and never thought I would hear it again!