Bret McKenzie is a New Zealand musician, comedian, and actor. He’s most well known for being half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords with Jemaine Clement. As Flight of the Conchords, he releases a series of albums, live tours and a radio show. It was also turned into a hit series of the same name for HBO and the BBC, which also starred Jemaine Clement and Rhys Darby. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Man or Muppet” from the film The Muppets (2011). Most recently, he released his first solo album Songs without Jokes (2022).