Joseph Arthur is an American singer-songwriter and artist from Akron, Ohio, United States. He is best known for his solo material, and as a member of Fistful of Mercy and RNDM. Arthur has built his reputation over the years through critically acclaimed releases and constant touring; his unique solo live performances often incorporate the use of a number of distortion and loop pedals, and his shows are recorded live at the soundboard and made available to concertgoers immediately following the show on recordable media. Arthur was discovered by Peter Gabriel in the mid-1990s, and signed to Gabriel's Real World label as the first North American artist on the label's roster. Arthur released his debut album, Big City Secrets, and follow-up, Come to Where I'm From, on Real World before signing with various independent labels between 2002 and 2006.
|Born:||September 28, 1971, Akron, Ohio, United States|
|Genres:||Alternative rock, folk rock, Indie folk, World|
|Instruments:||Vocals, guitar, harmonica, bass, keyboards|
|Labels:||Lonely Astronaut Records, Real World Records|
|Associated acts:||The Lonely Astronauts, Fistful of Mercy, RNDM|
|Twitter:||Joseph Arthur's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Joseph Arthur's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Joseph Arthur's IMDb|
|SoundCloud:||Joseph Arthur's SoundCloud|
About Joseph Arthur
Alternative singer-songwriter who collaborated with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam on his 2012 album Redemption City. He has also played with Fistful of Mercy, a rock supergroup.
He worked as a guitar salesman at Clark Music Store.
He founded his own record label in 2006 called Astronaut Records, releasing two albums of his own under his label.
He attended Fireston High School and he graduated in 1990.
He was discovered by Peter Gabriel who signed him onto his label Real World in the 1990s.
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