Matt Hales (born 17 January 1972) is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer who has been performing professionally under the name Aqualung since the early 2000s. Aqualung is best known in the UK for his song "Strange and Beautiful," which was featured on a television advertisement for the new Volkswagen Beetle during the summer of 2002 and went on to become a Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart later that year. In the United States, Aqualung is also known for the song "Brighter Than Sunshine," which had considerable airplay and was used in the film A Lot Like Love and various television spots. Hales has released six albums as Aqualung, the most recent 10 Futures appeared in 2015.

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  • Matt Hales (born 17 January 1972) is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer who has been performing professionally under the name Aqualung since the early 2000s. Aqualung is best known in the UK for his song "Strange and Beautiful," which was featured on a television advertisement for the new Volkswagen Beetle during the summer of 2002 and went on to become a Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart later that year. In the United States, Aqualung is also known for the song "Brighter Than Sunshine," which had considerable airplay and was used in the film A Lot Like Love and various television spots. Hales has released six albums as Aqualung, the most recent 10 Futures appeared in 2015. As a songwriter and record producer, Hales has collaborated with Lianne La Havas, Bat for Lashes, Tom Chaplin, Mika, Daniel Wilson, Kina Grannis, Andreya Triana, The Fray, Leona Lewis, Jason Mraz, Christina Perri, Sara Bareilles, Diane Birch, Paloma Faith, Disclosure, Alex Clare, Birdy, Mikky Ekko and For King & Country and many others. Hales' work earned him various awards and nominations, including two Ivor Novello nominations. Firstly in 2002 for the Song of the year "Strange & Beautiful" by Aqualung. Secondly in 2012 for Album of the year "Is your love big enough?" by Lianne La Havas. Hales produced the song "Run Wild. Live free. Love strong" by For King & Country, which won a Grammy in 2014 (best album Christian Contemporary) and "Blood" by Lianne La Havas was nominated for a Grammy 2016 (best album Urban Contemporary). (en)
  • Matthew "Matt" Hales (Nacido el 17 de enero de 1972), mejor conocido como Aqualung, es un cantante y compositor británico muy conocido en el Reino Unido por su canción "Strange and Beautiful", que apareció en un anuncio de televisión para el nuevo Volkswagen New Beetle en el verano de 2002 y se convirtió en un éxito Top 10 en las listas del Reino Unido más tarde ese año. En Estados Unidos, Aqualung es también conocido por la canción "Brighter Than Sunshine", que estuvo un considerable tiempo en las radios y fue usada en la película "A Lot Like Love" y en varios anuncios de televisión. (es)
  • Matt Hales, dit Aqualung, est un chanteur et compositeur britannique né le 12 janvier 1972. Originaire de Southampton (Angleterre), il désirait devenir cascadeur étant jeune. Finalement, à 16 ans, il intègre, bien loin de ses rêves d'enfants, le Winchester College où il étudie la musique. L'adolescence est aussi marquée par des débuts musicaux au sein du groupe Mecano Pig qui sortira un album éponyme en 1990. Sa carrière solo ne débute réellement qu'avec la sortie de son premier single Strange and Beautiful en 2002, musique d'une publicité Volkswagen et présent sur la bande originale du film Rencontre à Wicker Park de Paul McGuigan. Son premier album, Aqualung sort la même année, suivit en 2003 par Still Life, second album au succès mitigé. Il faudra attendre 2005, et un changement de label (passant de B-Unique (en) à Columbia) pour voir arriver un nouvel album, baptisé Strange and Beautiful. Après 2 ans de silence, le chanteur revient avec un quatrième album Memory Man. * En 2005, Brighter Than Sunshine est sur la bande originale du film 7 ans de séduction avec Ashton Kutcher et Amanda Peet. * En 2008, la chanson Good Times Gonna Come de l'album Strange and Beautiful est apparue comme chanson d'ouverture du deuxième épisode de la saison 2 de la série britannique Skins, intitulé Sketch (dans la version TV mais non DVD). (fr)
  • Aqualung ist der Künstlername des Musikers Matt Hales (* 17. Januar 1972), unter dem er seit 2002 Musik veröffentlicht. (de)
  • マット・ヘイルズ(英: Matt Hales、1972年1月17日 - )は、アクアラング(英: Aqualung)名義で活動するイギリス・イングランドのシンガーソングライター、ミュージシャン、作曲家、音楽プロデューサー。2010年にロサンゼルスに移住し、以降アメリカでの活動が中心。 (ja)
  • Matt Hales (nome artístico Aqualung) (n. 17 de janeiro de 1972), é um cantor e compositor inglês. (pt)
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  • Matthew "Matt" Hales (Nacido el 17 de enero de 1972), mejor conocido como Aqualung, es un cantante y compositor británico muy conocido en el Reino Unido por su canción "Strange and Beautiful", que apareció en un anuncio de televisión para el nuevo Volkswagen New Beetle en el verano de 2002 y se convirtió en un éxito Top 10 en las listas del Reino Unido más tarde ese año. En Estados Unidos, Aqualung es también conocido por la canción "Brighter Than Sunshine", que estuvo un considerable tiempo en las radios y fue usada en la película "A Lot Like Love" y en varios anuncios de televisión. (es)
  • Aqualung ist der Künstlername des Musikers Matt Hales (* 17. Januar 1972), unter dem er seit 2002 Musik veröffentlicht. (de)
  • マット・ヘイルズ(英: Matt Hales、1972年1月17日 - )は、アクアラング(英: Aqualung)名義で活動するイギリス・イングランドのシンガーソングライター、ミュージシャン、作曲家、音楽プロデューサー。2010年にロサンゼルスに移住し、以降アメリカでの活動が中心。 (ja)
  • Matt Hales (nome artístico Aqualung) (n. 17 de janeiro de 1972), é um cantor e compositor inglês. (pt)
  • Matt Hales (born 17 January 1972) is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer who has been performing professionally under the name Aqualung since the early 2000s. Aqualung is best known in the UK for his song "Strange and Beautiful," which was featured on a television advertisement for the new Volkswagen Beetle during the summer of 2002 and went on to become a Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart later that year. In the United States, Aqualung is also known for the song "Brighter Than Sunshine," which had considerable airplay and was used in the film A Lot Like Love and various television spots. Hales has released six albums as Aqualung, the most recent 10 Futures appeared in 2015. (en)
  • Matt Hales, dit Aqualung, est un chanteur et compositeur britannique né le 12 janvier 1972. Originaire de Southampton (Angleterre), il désirait devenir cascadeur étant jeune. Finalement, à 16 ans, il intègre, bien loin de ses rêves d'enfants, le Winchester College où il étudie la musique. L'adolescence est aussi marquée par des débuts musicaux au sein du groupe Mecano Pig qui sortira un album éponyme en 1990. Après 2 ans de silence, le chanteur revient avec un quatrième album Memory Man. (fr)
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