Formed 2001.
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Phosphorescent on the Park stage

Watch Phosphorescent's set from the Park stage at Glastonbury Festival 2014

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Phosphorescent is the working moniker of American singer-songwriter, Matthew Houck (born 1980). Originally from Alabama, Houck began recording and performing under this nom de plume in 2001 in Athens, Georgia. He is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Muchacho

    Muchacho 2013

    Reviewed by James Skinner
    A vibrant, evocative LP, and a welcome addition to the Phosphorescent catalogue.
  2. Review of Here’s to Taking It Easy

    Here’s to Taking It Easy 2010

    Reviewed by Leonie Cooper
    Lazy, hazy Americana and exquisitely crafted folk-pop songs.
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