Iain Matthews


Iain Matthews first gained public attention in 1967 as a founding member and vocalist for the innovative music group Fairport Convention. In 1970 he created his own band Matthews Southern Comfort and had a worldwide hit with Joni Mitchell’s ‘Woodstock’.  During the 1980s Matthews turned his attention to the business of music as an A&R person for both Island and Windham Hill Records, but was encouraged by Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin to rekindle his creative flame. In 2000, Matthews moved to the Netherlands where he currently lives and works.

Book: Thro’ My Eyes: A Memoir

Iain’s website: www.iainmatthews.nl


Iain Matthews Interview on Roots and Acoustic Show

Iain Matthews in an hour long interview with Jonti Willis on the Sine.FM Roots and Acoustic show recorded in October 2018. Iain talks about his life, music and book Thro' My Eyes in between the playing of selected songs.

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  • Thro My Eyes Video Playlist
    Video playlist for Iain Matthews' memoir Thro' My Eyes. Includes the book trailer plus a selection of music videos drawn from Iain's 50 year career.


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