Wendy Matthews

Pop music, Musical Artist

1960 –

55

Who is Wendy Matthews?

Wendy Joan Matthews is an Australian adult alternative pop singer originally from Canada who has been a member of Models and Absent Friends and is a solo artist. She released Top 20 hit singles in the 1990s including "Token Angels", "Let's Kiss", "The Day You Went Away" and "Friday's Child" with Top 20 albums, You've Always Got the Blues, Émigré, Lily, The Witness Tree and her compilation, Stepping Stones. She has won six Australian Recording Industry Association Awards. According to rock music historian, Ian McFarlane she provides "extraordinary, crystal-clear vocals [...] a soulfulness that was the mark of a truly gifted singer".

Matthews appeared on three series of It Takes Two—an Australian TV celebrity singing competition—partnered with Richard Champion, Russell Gilbert and John Mangos. On 27 October 2010, Models were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame by Matthews.

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Born
1960
Montreal
Also known as
  • Wendy Mathews
  • Matthews, Wendy
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Lived in
  • Montreal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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