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Matthew Wilder Biography
Matthew Wilder (born Matthew Weiner on January 24, 1953 in Manhattan, New York City) is an American musician best known for his 1983 hit “Break My Stride”.
Wilder was one-half of the Greenwich Village folk group Matthew & Peter in the 1970s. In 1978 he moved to Los Angeles and sang for television commercials and backup for Rickie Lee Jones and Bette Midler.
Wilder’s first album, I Don’t Speak the Language (1983), reached number 49 on the Billboard chart, fueled by “Break My Stride”, which reached number 5 on the singles chart.Genres: 80s, one hit wonder, pop, reggae.