Neil Halstead (born 7 October 1970 in Luton, England) is a British guitarist and singer. He was a founding member of Slowdive. When Slowdive disbanded, Halstead, along with some other members of Slowdive (including longtime friend and musical collaborator Rachel Goswell), formed Mojave 3, a British country/folk band that features Halstead as the principal singer and songwriter. In 2002, Halstead released his debut solo album, Sleeping on Roads.
In 2002, Halstead released his debut solo album, Sleeping on Roads. A second solo album, Oh! Mighty Engine was released on July 29, 2008. Halstead's third solo album, 'Palindrome Hunches', was released on September 11, 2012.