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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Videos Links Various Refers
THE THE
London, GB
*  1979

Line-Up (2000):

Matt Johnson - voc,g,p
Eric Schermerhorn - g
Spencer Campbell - bg
Earl Harvin - ds

Former Members:

Johnny Marr (g, 1989-cca 1993); Keith Joyner (g, cca 5/93)

Tom Johnston (bg, 1979-?); Dan Brown (bg, cca 1986); James Eller (bg, 1989-93); Jared Nickerson (bg, cca 5/93); Gail Ann Dorsey (bg, cca 1994)

Peter Ashworth (ds, 1979-?); Zeke Manyika (ds, 1983); David Palmer (ds, cca 1986-1993); Brian MacLeod (cca 1994)

Keith Laws (synths, 1979-?); Jools Holland (p, 1983); Thomas Leer (synths,kb, 1983); Dave Collard (kb, 1989-cca 1992)

Jim Fitting (hca, cca 5/93)

Jim Thirlwell (1983)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Soul Mining
produced by: Matt Johnson/Paul Hardiman
21.10.1983Some Bizarre27
2.Infected17.11.1986Some Bizarre14 89
3.Mind Bomb5/1989 Epic4 138
4.Dusk
produced by: Bruce Lampcov
25.01.1993Virgin2 142
5.Burning Blue Soul6/1993 65
6.Solitude
(in the USA)
1994
7.Hanky Panky13.02.1995Epic28
8.Naked Self29.02.2000Nothing45
9.45 RPM: The Singles Of The The
(2CD)
20.05.2002Epic60
10.Playlist: The Very Best of The The10.05.2011PLaylist
11.Moonbug29.01.2013Cineola
12.Hyena20.03.2015Cineola
13.Radio Cineola: Trilogy
(box set)
20.10.2017

Matt Johnson:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Burning Blue Soul9/1981 4AD

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Controversial Subject / Black And White7/1980 4AD
2.Cold Spell Ahead / Hot Ice9/1981 Some Bizarre
3.Uncertain Smile / Three Orange Kisses From Kazan
12" + Waiting For The Upturn
08.10.1982Some Bizarre68
4.Perfect / The Nature Of Virtue
12" + The Nature Of Virtue II
11.02.1983Some Bizarre79
5.This Is The Day / Mental Healing Process
7"(2) + Leap Into The Wind / Absolute Liberation
12" + I've Been Waiting For Tomorrow (All Of My Life)
02.09.1983Some Bizarre71
6.Uncertain Smile / Dumb As Death's Head
12" + Soul Mining
11/1983 Some Bizarre
7.Sweet Bird Of Truth / Harbour Lights / Sleeping Juice5/1986 Some Bizarre88
8.Heartland / Born In The New S.A.
12"(1) + Flesh And Bones
12"(2) + Perfect / Fruit Of The Heart
12"(3) + Sweet Bird Of Truth
MC + Harbour Lights / Sweet Bird Of Truth
7/1986 Some Bizarre24
9.Infected / Disturbed
12"(1) + Infected (energy mix)
12"(2) + Soul Mining (remix) / The Sinking Feeling
MC + Infected (skull crusher mix)
10/1986 Some Bizarre48
10.Slow Train To Dawn / Harbour Lights
12" + The Nature Of Virtue
1/1987 Some Bizarre64
11.Sweet Bird Of Truth / Sleeping Juice
12" + Harbour Lights
CD + Soul Mining (12" mix)
5/1987 Some Bizarre55
12.The Beat(en) Generation / Angel
12"(1),CD(1) + Soul Mining (mix)
12"(2),CD(2) + The Beat(en) Generation (Palmer mix) / The Beat(en) Generation (campfire mix)
3/1989 Epic13
13.Gravitate To Me / The Violence Of Truth
12",CD + I've Been Waiting For Tomorrow (All Of My Life)
7/1989 Epic63
14.Armageddon Days Are Here (Again) / Armageddon Days Are Here (Again) (orchestral)
12" + The Nature Of Virtue / Perfect
CD + Perfect / Mental Healing Process
9/1989 Epic70
15.Jealous Of Youth / Another Boy Drowning (live)
CD + Solitude / Dolphins
2/1991 Epic54
16.Cold Spell Ahead / Hot Ice
(reissue)
31.08.1992Some Bizzare90
17.Dogs Of Lust / The Violence Of Truth
12" + Infected (Live)
04.01.1993Virgin13
CD + Jealous Of Youth (Live) / Beyond Love (Live) / Armageddon Days Are Here (Again) (DNA remix)11.01.1993Virgin
18.Slow Emotion Replay
CD1 + Dogs Of Lust (Spermicide + Germicide + Squirmicide mixes)
05.04.1993Epic28
CD2 + Scenes From Arctic Twilight Parts I-V (Ancient Lights / Wounded / Balloon / Unseasonable Weather / Arctic Twilight)12.04.1993Epic
19.Love Is Stronger Than Death
12",CD + The Sinking Feeling / The Mercy Beat / Armageddon Days Are Here Again (all live)
CD2 + Infected / Soul Mining / Armageddon Days Are Here Again
07.06.1993Epic39
20.Dis-Infected EP
(That Was Is The Day / Dis-Infected / Dogs Of Lust / Helpline Operator)
06.12.1993Epic17
21.I Saw The Light / I'm Free At Last / Someday You'll Call My Name / There's No Room In My Heart For The Blues09.01.1995Epic31
22.Giant01.05.2014Sony BMG
23.We Can't Stop What's Coming22.04.2017

Videos:

1. From Dusk 'Til Dawn - 12/1993, Sony

WWW Links:

http://www.thethe.com

Various:

on the LP "Soul Mining (10/83) appeared:

Thomas Leer, Jools Holland, Zeke Manyika, Harry Beckett (tr)

Matt Johnson:

appeared on the LP:

Marc And The Mambas: Untitled (9/82, Some Bizarre)
Marc And The Mambas: Torment And Toreros (8/83, Some Bizarre)

Press References:

Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
2000706.04.20009Infokus
20021205.07.200241Forum kritikumalbum review
Gramorevue
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19903 4profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19821403.04.198236Caught In The Actgig review
19824109.10.198223Singlessingle review
1983926.02.198319Singlessingle review
19831112.03.198318It's Alivegig review
19833603.09.198322Singlessingle review
19833710.09.19834Fast Forward - Record News
19833817.09.19838interview
19834322.10.19834Fast Forward - Record News
19834322.10.198323Albumsalbum review
1984107.01.19848interview
19923605.09.19924News
19924003.10.199235Singlessingle review
1993102.01.199329Singlessingle review
1993423.01.19935News
1993423.01.199331Albumsalbum review
19931403.04.19932News
19931403.04.199330Singlessingle review
19931908.05.19932News
19932305.06.19934News
19932412.06.199327Singlessingle review
19933528.08.199350
19933604.09.199342Reading '93
19934827.11.19935News
19935011.12.19932News
19935011.12.199338Videos
1994108.01.19943News
19941807.05.199439Info Freako
19944917.12.19944News
1995214.01.199529Singlessingle review
1995611.02.199533Albumsalbum review
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1993715.04.199336Recenzealbum review
19932629.12.199330Livegig review
1995428.02.19958Rock&Top
19999 14Pelmel - Venku
20003 8Rock & Top
20004 106Recenze - Novinkyalbum review
20005 74profile
20008 33Glastonbury 2000gig review
20008 68Rock im Parkgig review