David Usher (born on April 24, 1966) is a British-born rock singer-songwriter, and renowned humanist, who lived for a number of years in Montreal, but then moved to the East Village in Manhattan, New York City. In 2007 David and family moved back to Montreal permanently after having a holiday there. Formerly the frontman of the Canadian band Moist, he more recently embarked on a solo career.
David Usher was born in Oxford to an ethnic Thai Buddhist, artist Samphan Usher and a Jewish Montrealer, Dan Usher, who is an economist at Queen's University. He has relocated to Malaysia, New York, California and Thailand since early childhood before his family settled in Kingston, Ontario