:''For other people with a similar name, see Matthew Good (disambiguation).
"Matthew Frederick Robert Good" (born June 29, 1971, Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian rock musician. He was the lead singer for the "Matthew Good Band", one of Canada's most successful alternative rock bands in the 1990s, before dissolving the band in 2002. Other band members included drummer Ian Browne, guitarist/keyboardist Dave Genn, and original bassist Geoff Lloyd, later replaced by Rich Priske. In the years since the Matthew Good Band's disbanding, Good has pursued a solo career and established himself as a political activist and blogger.
Good's early career in music involved a variety of folk demos and a stint as the lead singer of a folk band, the Rodchester Kings. The Matthew Good Band was formed in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995. That year, they released their debut album, ''Last of the Ghetto Astronauts''. Although initially popular only in the Vancouver area, the album began to catch on across Canada in 1996, with the singles "Alabama Motel Room", "Symbolistic White Walls", and "Haven't Slept in Years" becoming significant hits on radio and MuchMusic. ''Last of the Ghet...
|Born||June 29, 1971|
|Origin||Burnaby, British Columbia|
|Associated acts||Matthew Good Band|