A forty plus year career filled with many achievements has made him one of the true legends of the Australian music business. He has launched the careers of many Australian artists including Savage Garden, Killing Heidi and Australian Crawl. He has also worked with some of the biggest names in the business including Crowded House, David Bowie, The Saints, Blondie, The Butterfly Effect, Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, Radiohead, Iron Maiden, Duran Duran and Russell Morris.
Michael Matthews was sent from Sydney to Melbourne in 1980 as a young record executive for EMI Records. His brief was to get representation for EMI local and international artists on the hottest TV music show in the country, Countdown.
Neil Finn & Michael Matthews