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Matt Serletic is an American record producer and music executive. As a teenager, Serletic joined a band with members of Collective Soul, a group for which he would later produce. Serletic has worked with several other popular bands and artists for Atlantic Records, including Matchbox Twenty, Cher, Blessid Union of Souls, Edwin McCain, Stacie Orrico, Taylor Hicks, Rob Thomas, and singer/songwriter Angie Aparo. Serletic worked with American Idol winner David Cook on his second studio album. He also preceded Jason Flom as chairman of Virgin Records, a position he held from 2002-2005. He also worked with Joe Cocker, writing and producing his album, Hard Knocks.
|Birth name||Matthew Michael Serletic II|
|Labels||Emblem Music Group|
|Associated acts||Matchbox 20, Rob Thomas, Gloriana, Collective Soul|
In 2004, at the age of 33, he was named to Crain's New York Business "40 Under 40" list.
Serletic is the owner of Emblem Music Group and currently resides in Calabasas, California, with his wife, Ramona, and their two children. Matt also helped the rock supergroup Class of '99 in covering Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" for the film The Faculty, contributing on the keyboard.
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