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Joseph Arthur

voc, *1971 US, Akron, Ohio
Singer / Songwriter of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Benzo (4)

Joseph Arthur (born September 28, 1971) is an American singer-songwriter and artist from Akron, Ohio, United States. He is best known for his solo material, and as a member of Fistful of Mercy and RNDM. Combining poetic lyrics with a layered sonic palette, Arthur has built his reputation over the years through critically acclaimed releases and constant touring; his unique solo live performances often incorporate the use of a number of distortion and loop pedals, and his shows are recorded live at the soundboard and made available to concertgoers immediately following the show on recordable media.

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Percussion
  • Synthesizer
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Honey And The Moon on Redemption's Son by Joseph Arthur
In the Sun on Come to Where I'm From by Joseph Arthur
In The Sun - Edit on In the Sun by Joseph Arthur
A Smile That Explodes on Our Shadows Will Remain by Joseph Arthur
Could We Survive on Could We Survive by Joseph Arthur
Stumble And Pain on Our Shadows Will Remain by Joseph Arthur
Shock The Monkey on Scratch My Back And I'll Scratch Yours by Peter Gabriel
Walk On The Wild Side on Lou by Joseph Arthur
Walk Away on Could We Survive by Joseph Arthur
You Are Free on Nuclear Daydream by Joseph Arthur

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The FamilyJoseph Arthur2016Album
PlutoJoseph Arthur2015Single
Days Of SurrenderJoseph Arthur2015Album
Days Of SurrenderJoseph Arthur2015Album
Walk On The Wild SideJoseph Arthur2014Single
LouJoseph Arthur2014Album
Missy BabaJoseph Arthur2013Album
Saint Of Impossible CausesJoseph Arthur2013Album
The Ballad Of Boogie Christ Act IIJoseph Arthur2013Album
The Ballad Of Boogie Christ Acts 1 & 2Joseph Arthur2013Album
The Ballad Of Boogie Christ Act IJoseph Arthur2013Album
Travel As EqualsJoseph Arthur2012Single
Junkyard HeartsJoseph Arthur2012Compil.
Redemption CityJoseph Arthur2012Album
Over The SunJoseph Arthur2011Album
The Graduation CeremonyJoseph Arthur2011Album
Live In PhiladelphiaJoseph Arthur2010Album
Les Inrocks, The White Sessions, 2008Joseph Arthur2010Album
The Black SessionsJoseph Arthur2009Album
The Black Sessions 2008Joseph Arthur2009Album
Crazy Rain / Vagabond Skies / Foreign GirlsJoseph Arthur2008Album
Vagabond SkiesJoseph Arthur2008Album
Could We SurviveJoseph Arthur2008Album
Crazy RainJoseph Arthur2008Album
Foreign GirlsJoseph Arthur2008Album
Honey & The Moon (New Radio Edit)Joseph Arthur2007Single
Enough To Get AwayJoseph Arthur2007Single
Nuclear DaydreamJoseph Arthur2006Album
Devil's BroomJoseph Arthur2006Single
The Invisible ParadeJoseph Arthur2006Album
Our Shadows Will RemainJoseph Arthur2005Album
Can't ExistJoseph Arthur2005Single
All Of Our HandsJoseph Arthur2005Single
Even ThoJoseph Arthur2005Album
And The Thieves Are GoneJoseph Arthur2004Album
UntitledJoseph Arthur2003Album
Honey And The MoonJoseph Arthur2003Single
Junkyard Hearts 1-4Joseph Arthur2002Compil.
In The NightJoseph Arthur2002Single
Junkyard Hearts 2Joseph Arthur2002Album
Junkyard Hearts 3Joseph Arthur2002Album
Junkyard Hearts 1Joseph Arthur2002Album
Junkyard Hearts 4Joseph Arthur2002Album
Redemption's SonJoseph Arthur2002Album
I Am A Great Person Even Though I Am A SnakeJoseph Arthur2002Album
I Would Rather HideJoseph Arthur2002Single
Redemption's Son (CD Extra)Joseph Arthur2002Single
Junkyard Hearts SamplerJoseph Arthur2002Album
ExhaustedJoseph Arthur2001Single
In The SunJoseph Arthur2001Single
ChemicalJoseph Arthur2000Single
Ski Or SnowboardJoseph Arthur2000Single
Come To Where I'm FromJoseph Arthur2000Album
Live At Sundance ASCAP Cafe PerformanceJoseph Arthur2000Album
Live At The Gypsy Tea Room 6.19.2000Joseph Arthur2000Album
Live At The Gypsy Tea Room 6.19.2000Joseph Arthur2000Compil.
Interview DiscJoseph Arthur2000Album
VacancyJoseph Arthur1999Album
Daddy's On ProzacJoseph Arthur1998Single
Big City Secrets Radio EditsJoseph Arthur1997Album
Live Chaos & BeautyJoseph Arthur1996Album
Cut & BlindJoseph Arthur1996Single
Big City SecretsJoseph Arthur1996Album
MercedesJoseph Arthur1996Single
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