Noel (pronounced NO-EL) is a Birmingham native, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer and music producer. Noel graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts with a focus in creative writing, studied drums and percussion in The University of Alabama’s Jazz Studies program, completed his certification in Massage Therapy and Meditation Instruction and Energy Healing at the North Carolina School of Natural Healing in Asheville, North Carolina in 2002.


Following successful tours for The Great Book of John, Bellx1, Tonic, Wild Sweet Orange and Jesse Payne with Noel’s former band The White Oaks, Noel spent the next several years traveling internationally and writing songs for his first full-length record, I Won’t Answer. Noel’s baritone delivery and sharp lyrical imagery create a luring mystique drawing comparisons to Beck, Leonard Cohen, and The National.

Singer-songwriter Noel Johnson’s debut album I Won’t Answer was released July 2014 via PIPEANDGUN and Communicating Vessels.

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I Won’t Answer

Release Date: July 15th, 2014

Produced by Armand Margjeka and three-time Grammy Award winner Darrell Thorp (Radiohead, Beck, Outkast, Gnarls Barkley), the album showcases Noel’s baritone delivery and sharp lyrical imagery to create a luring mystique. It draws comparisons to Beck, Leonard Cohen, and The National.


While he poses many questions on I Won’t Answer, Noel is content to let the listener determine their own answers. “It is about the pursuit of one’s own purpose and significance.”


Noel – Crime and Religion


Noel – I Won’t Answer

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