Sean Lennon

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: singer-songwriter indie rock pop alternative seen live indie rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

9 October 1975, New York City, New York, USA. Sharing the same day of birth as his father, John Lennon, Sean’s earliest recorded performance was on his mother Yoko Ono’s brutal, valedictory 1981 album, Season Of Glass. Throughout the 80s he continued to make appearances on his mother’s albums, and, in 1988, appeared in Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker. In 1991, he was featured on Lenny Kravitz’s Mama Said. Lennon attended schools in Japan, Switzerland, and America, but subsequently dropped out of an anthropology course at Columbia University to concentrate on his musical career.

In the mid-90s, Lennon formed Ima (Japanese for ‘now’) with Timo Ellis (b. 7 June 1970) and Sam Koppelman. The trio backed Ono on her acclaimed 1995 collection, Rising, and joined her on the attendant world tour. The following year, Lennon met Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto at the sessions for a remix of the Rising track,...

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