Matthew Wilder

Matthew Wilder

Real Name:
Matthew Weiner
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Born January 24, 1953, Manhattan, New York, New York, is an American musician, composer and record producer. Matthew was one half of a folk duo called Matthew & Peter before striking out on his own in 1978. At that point he became a background vocalist for Bette Midler and Ricki Lee Jones. Not much happened until he released "I Don't Speak the Language" with the top 6 pop hit "Break My Stride" in 1983. The follow up "The Kid's American" peaked at #33 and then it was downhill from there chart wise. He continued his career as a writer and producer for the likes of No Doubt, 702, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, The Belle Brigade, King Charles, Joanna Pacitti and many others. He provided the vocals for the Ling character in Disney's "Mulan". His last chart entry was in 1985 with the #52 charting single "Bouncin' Off Walls".
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Matthew Wilder Discography

Albums

EPC 25785 Matthew Wilder I Don't Speak The Language (Album) Epic, Private I Records EPC 25785 Greece 1983 Sell This Version
28AP 2956 Matthew Wilder Bouncin' Off The Walls (Album) Private I Records 28AP 2956 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
WDR 36069-2 Matthew Wilder & David Zippel / Jerry Goldsmith Matthew Wilder & David Zippel / Jerry Goldsmith - Disney's Mulan (An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack) (Album) Walt Disney Records WDR 36069-2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PB 105 Matthew Wilder Smiles(7", Single, Promo) Playboy Records PB 105 US 1972 Sell This Version
AS 0703 Matthew Wilder Work So Hard (Single) Arista AS 0703 US 1982 Sell This Version
ZS4 04363 Matthew Wilder The Kid's American (Single) Epic ZS4 04363 US 1983 Sell This Version
A4496 Matthew Wilder I Don't Speak The Language (Single) Epic A4496 UK 1983 Sell This Version
449313 Matthew Wilder Break My Stride (Maxi, Single) Epic 449313 Colombia 1982 Sell This Version
ZS4 04617 Matthew Wilder Bouncin' Off The Walls (Maxi, Single) Private I Records ZS4 04617 US 1984 Sell This Version
EPC 262002 Matthew Wilder Hey Little Girl(7", Single, Promo) Private I Records EPC 262002 US 1984 Sell This Version
SEP 10455, 10455 Matthew Wilder Bouncin' Off The Walls(7", EP) Discos CBS, Discos CBS SEP 10455, 10455 Bolivia 1984 Sell This Version
DGS 376 Matthew Wilder Mad For You(7", Single) Gresham Records DGS 376 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
none Matthew Wilder Lightning Rod(CD, Single) Orphan none USA & Canada 2016 Sell This Version

Compilations

COL-CD-6028, SONY A-33853 Matthew Wilder I Don't Speak The Language / Bouncin' Off The Walls(CD, Comp) Collectables, Sony Music COL-CD-6028, SONY A-33853 US 1999 Sell This Version