Matthew Friedberger, born 21st October 1972, is one half of the brother and sister band, The Fiery Furnaces where he plays the majority of the instruments and provides some vocals. Prior to starting The Fiery Furnaces, Matthew Friedberger played in various other bands, including Corndolly, Liquorette, The Mezzanines and The Grand Vizars.
His first solo release is a double album entitled "Winter Women/Holy Ghost Language School" and was released on August 8, 2006.
It is believed during the recording process Matthew played every single instrument himself except for a few drumbeats. "Winter Woman" has been described as a "breezy summer album" as Matt explores his more poppy songwriting skills. A rather eclectic album, Winter Woman takes many styles which come together to create distinct and very different tra...