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Name: Matchbox Twenty                                                             
Origin: Orlando, Florida, USA                                                     
Genre(s): Alternative rock, Post-grunge, Pop rock                                 
Years active: 1996-present                                                         
Matchbox Twenty (or MB20, MBT, matchbox twenty, originally spelled Matchbox 20)   
is a rock band formed in Orlando, Florida.                                         
Matchbox Twenty has sold in excess of 44 million albums worldwide from the         
releases of Yourself or Someone Like You, Mad Season, and More Than You Think     
You Are. They released their latest album, Exile on Mainstream, on October 2,     
2007. The current members of the band are Rob Thomas, Paul Doucette, Brian Yale,   
and Kyle Cook. Rhythm guitarist Adam Gaynor left the band in 2005, after           
performing on their first three studio albums. Rob Thomas is the principal         
songwriter and lead singer. Rob Thomas has created a well-established solo         
career for himself after releasing the album, ...Something to Be.