Matt Nathanson (born March 28, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock music. In addition to singing, he plays acoustic (sometimes a 12-string) and electric guitar, and has played both solo and with a full band. His work includes the platinum-selling song "Come On Get Higher".
Nathanson was raised in Lexington, Massachusetts and attended Proctor Academy in Andover, NH. His father is Jewish and his mother is Catholic. Nathanson attended Pitzer College in Claremont, California (majoring in English and world literature). Matt attended the tony Fessenden School in West Newton MA, along with his brother Neal, prior to going to high school at the prestigious Proctor Academy. Despite living close by in Lexington, the two boarded at Fessenden during the week, before going home for weekends.Source: Wikipedia