John Geza Ashton is an English musician, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
John Geza Ashton was born on 30 November 1957 in Whips Cross Hospital, Forest Gate, London, England.
Ashton"s music career spans more than 30 years. He is best known as the guitarist of the Psychedelic Furs. Ashton came to prominence in the early 1980s as the guitarist of the Psychedelic Furs.
The band is an English group formed in 1977 by Richard and Tim Butler, Duncan Kilburn and Roger Morris.
Their first album release was a hit in the United Kingdom and Europe, and they had added John Ashton on guitar and Vince Ely on drums. Their second release Talk, Talk, Talk placed them on the United States charts.
After the release of Forever Now, Morris and Kilburn left the band, and Ashton and the Butler brothers went on to release Mirror Moves and other albums. The Psychedelic Furs went on hiatus after their 1992 tour, but reformed in 2001.
Since then, Ashton has joined the band on occasion for tours.
Ashton mixed and co-produced The Secret Post"s album From Train to Station, released in 2015, and oversaw recordings with Los Angeles" Silence. Ashton has also pursued a solo career and released his debut album, Satellite Paradiso, in 2014.