Greg Johnson (born 1968, Auckland, New Zealand) is a singer/songwriter of melodic, lyric-based pop. He has seen success both as a solo artist and writing for others. Since 2002 he has been a resident of the United States, living in California.
1 Music career,
2.1 Studio albums,
2.2 Compilation albums,
2.3 Live albums,
2.5 Bluespeak discography,
4 External links,
Over the years, he has toured with Dave Dobbyn, The Wallflowers and The Exponents. He was also a founding member of the band, The Greg Johnson Set. He continues to tour frequently in New Zealand, USA and Europe.
He has written and co-written several songs for Strawpeople, and in 2005 collaborated with Russ DeSalvo and Arnie Roman a song for New Zealand artist Amber Claire. He has also released three albums with jazz side project Bluespeak. In 2005 Irish band Grada covered his 1992 hit song "Isabelle."
Since moving to the USA, Johnson has had songs placed in TV shows including The Hills',Party Of Five, Beautiful People, High School Reunion, Road Rules. Film placements include 50 Pills and Entry Level.
In 2007, his song "Hold Tight" was used in the New Zealand drama series Shortland Street during the wedding of characters Sarah Potts and TK Samuels.