Tom Morgan (musician)

For other people with the same name, see Tom Morgan (disambiguation).
Tom Morgan
Birth name Thomas Martin Morgan
Born (1970-03-03) 3 March 1970
Origin Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Indie pop, power pop, psychedelic pop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, vocals
Years active 1991–present
Labels Fire

Thomas Martin "Tom" Morgan (born 3 March 1970) is an Australian musician and songwriter. He fronted the 1990s indie pop group, Smudge (1991–present). He has written or co-written (with Evan Dando) songs for Boston power pop group, the Lemonheads.[1][2] Morgan's other bands include Sneeze (1993–2006, 2009-present), The Givegoods, Godstar (1991–95), Tofu Kok and Bambino Koresh (ca. 2012). He married Argentine-Spanish musician, Leticia Nischang (Sneeze, Bambino Koresh).[3][4] As of September 2010, Morgan and Nischang were living in Maitland.[5]

On 4 March 2013 Morgan issued his solo album, Orange Syringe, with Nischang providing backing vocals.[6] Colleen Walsh-Jervis of Surviving the Golden Age felt that "Because of all of his previous work, I went into this album expecting good things. Unfortunately, I wasn't blown away. The lyrics are alright, nothing mind-blowing, and the vocals are pretty rough. There are a couple of good songs, but one makes me physically cringe each time it begins."[6]



  1. "Lemonheads' tour rocks like it's 1992", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 14 January 2012.
  2. McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'Smudge'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Archived from the original on 15 June 2004. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. Ben Hewitt, "Misfits & Mongrels: Smudge's Tom Morgan Interviewed", The Quietus, 25 August 2010.
  4. Familton, Chris (12 June 2012). "Bambino Koresh Leticia Nischang Immigration Songs". Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  5. Levin, Darren (29 September 2010). "Smudge: 'There's no Pressure on Us'". Mess+Noise. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  6. 1 2 Walsh-Jervis, Colleen (7 February 2013). "Tom Morgan: Orange Syringe". Surviving the Golden Age. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
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