Birth name: Newton Faulkner Date of birth: 11 January 1985 Place of birth: Surrey Career highlights: Newton appeared twice at the Glastonbury Festival in June 2007 — once on the Friday on the Acoustic Stage and once on the Sunday on the Leftfield Stage. Highest Charting Singles Include: Dream Catch Me and Tear drop
On 29 July, "Dream Catch Me" entered the UK Singles Chart at number 16. The following week it had risen to number 7 with Hand Built By Robots entering the album charts at number 3.
On a video blog streamed live from Newton Faulkner's website on 22 June 2009, Newton stated that the new album was to be called Rebuilt By Humans. The reason for this was that in December 2008, Newton slipped on some ice and badly injured his wrist, into which doctors had to fit a metal plate. Newton said that, effectively, he had 'been put back together again' by humans.