Goss performing at the Bros reunion concert in 2017
|Birth name||Matthew Weston Goss|
|Born||29 September 1968|
Lewisham, London, England
|Associated acts||Bros, Co*Bra|
Matthew Weston Goss (born 29 September 1968)is an English singer-songwriter and musician, currently based in Las Vegas. He is the lead singer of 1980s pop group Bros, which also features his twin brother Luke as drummer (and originally Craig Logan as bass player).
Matt Goss began his solo career in 1995, and has enjoyed chart success with singles such as "If You Were Here Tonight" and "I'm Coming With Ya". He recorded the duet "This Pain" with his friend, Denise Pearson of Five Star in 1997, which was released on the Co*Bra album "One". Goss worked with Paul Oakenfold on the single "Firefly", which was remixed and reached #1 on the World Trance chart .
In June 2009, it was announcedthat he would be playing live shows at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. By January 2010, the live show had moved to Caesars Palace, playing at Cleopatra's Barge every Friday and Saturday night. In June 2010, he signed a three-year contract with Caesars Palace. His live show is produced by the creator of The Pussycat Dolls, Robin Antin. The show played for one night at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 19 October 2010 and returned on 21 October 2011. He has won several awards for his show . In February 2011, Goss appeared in a Yorkshire Tea television advertisement campaign.
Matt Goss signed a record deal with Decca Records for the UK release of his album Life You Imagine . Goss worked on the album with music producer Ron Fair (Lady Gaga, U2, Black Eyed Peas, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige) and enlisted the services of a 40-piece Hollywood orchestra. The album was released on 14 October 2013, with the collection including original material in addition to a big-band version of the Bros single "When Will I Be Famous".
Goss's album Life You Imagine was released in the United States on 29 April 2014 by Virgin Records.
Goss's single "Gone Too Long" was released internationally on 2 October 2016 to coincide with his return to Wembley Arena, London on 1 October.
Matt Goss authored two books: More Than You Know: The Autobiography, published in 2005, and Bear Crimbo, a children's story published in 2010.
|2004||Early Side of Later||87|
|2013||Life You Imagine||27|
|1995||"The Key"||40||35||The Key|
|1996||"Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away"||—||—|
|"If You Were Here Tonight"||23||—|
|2003||"I'm Coming With Ya"||22||—||Non-album Single|
|2004||"Fly"||31||—||Early Side of Later|
|2006||"It's the End of the Road"||—||—||Non-album Single|
|2010||"Firefly" (with Paul Oakenfold)||—||—|
|2011||"Fighting For Love"||—||—||Non-album Single|
|2011||"Strong"||—||—||Life You Imagine|
|"Nothing Like This"||—||—|
|2016||"A Vegas Summer"||—||—||Non-album Single|
|"Gone Too Long"||—||—|
|1997||"Living for the City"||—|
|"Love Sweet Love"||—|
|1995||"Supermodel Sandwich W/Cheese" (Terence Trent D'arby feat. Matt Goss)||—||Vibrator|
|2004||"I Need the Key" (Minimal Chic feat. Matt Goss)||54||Non-album Single|
|2005||"With Or Without You" (Minimal Chic feat. Matt Goss)||—|
|2013||"Touch the Sky" (Paul Oakenfold, Matt Goss & The Concrete Sneakers)||—|
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