"It was direct. There was no bullshit, no obscurity. It was like, 'This is it, this is what I feel.' It punched you straight in the heart." Matt Johnson is talking about John Lennon's lyrical prowess, but he could well be speaking about his own approach to songwriting. Calling from Chicago during a break in his current U.S. tour, Johnson is eager to offer his opinions about the record industry, as well discuss the state of his group The The, and its first release in... More >>>