Joe Newman

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Birthday
6, 1991
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1991 (age 26)
Birthplace
England

About

Guitarist and lead vocalist for the award-winning indie rock band alt-J. The group's album This Is All Yours was a Grammy nominated in the category of Best Alternative Music Album.

Before Fame

He has said that he attended art school with the intention of starting a band. He showed to-be alt-J guitarist and bassist Gwil Sainsbury some of his own songs while they were both in the 2nd year at Leeds University. They then began recording on GarageBand.

Trivia

His band alt-J was originally called Daljit Dhaliwal, named after a British TV presenter of the same name. They were then called Films before discovering another band called The Films.

Family Life

He and the band originated out of  Leeds, England.

Associated With

His band alt-J wrote a song exclusively for the David O. Russell-directed film Silver Linings Playbook.

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