Andi Fraggs

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Andi Fraggs 2014
Andi Fraggs
Birth name Andrew Fraggs Bennett
Born 1986 (age 27–28)
Merseyside, England
Genres Electronic, Pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, producer
Years active 2007–present
Labels Twenty20Sound[1] ToolroomRecords, PythonRecords
Website www.andifraggs.com

Andi Fraggs (born Andrew Fraggs Bennett in 1986, Merseyside, England) is a British multi instrumentalist singer-songwriter and producer. Fraggs has contributed to a number of internationally successful musical projects and his work has featured on well television adverts in the UK and US and also on radio. His debut solo album, Always First, was released in 2012. It included the successful single "Beautiful Feeling". Several new releases will be available in 2014, including his second album and several dance collaborations.

Career[edit]

Andi Fraggs is a multi instrumentalist singer-songwriter and producer from London, UK. His music has been featured on several TV shows, including HBO's 'Entourage', Sunday Times UKTV advert, ITV Monaco Grand Prix coverage, Channel 5 Fashionista Diaries and has been used in a major promotion for Bacardi, appearing on the popular Bacardi B-Live compilation. His first single was released in 2010 and became a number one pre order single on Play.com. In 2011, he won the VDR 'Best New Artist' prize. His third single 'The Way I Feel' was released at the international MIDEM music festival in France, released as part of on an official companion compilation. In 2013, his song 'Beautiful Feeling' became an 'Anthem of the year' on Gaydar Radio and the single also became a Club Nation anthem. Andi also performed around the UK to over 100,000 people and in front of 18,000 people at Pride London, in Trafalgar Square. In Summer 2013, the video for Andi's single 'If It's Wrong' became his most popular released video online, with over 70,000 views in one day on YouTube. Andi has since performed at several UK music festivals and his own show at many of the UK's leading entertainment venues including O2 Academy London, O2 Academy Manchester, Brighton Concorde2, Glasgow Classic Grand, 100 Club London, Bush Hall, Cardiff Globe, Leamington Spa Assembly, Bristol Tunnels and many more. He has received many positive reviews for his theatrical performances, including a 4 star review from GT and acclaim from several popular music magazines. Andi has worked live and on releases with several well known artists, including Massimo Paramour, Toyah Willcox, Mas Ricardo, Luca Bachetti, Michael Gray, Hazel O'Connor, David Hoyle and The Humans featuring Bill Rieflin (R.E.M). Andi has written articles for several magazines and, in this field, has interviewed known figures including Kate Pierson (B-52's), Christina Crawford (Mommie Dearest) and Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking Susan (Musical). Andi's music videos have had over 1 million views online. He is currently writing and producing several musical projects, including a forthcoming second album and several new 2014/15 dance collaborations.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title
2012 Always First
2014 TBC

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album
2007 "Fashion" (Koolwah feat. Andi Fraggs) single only
2010 "Addiction"/"November" Always First
"The Way I Feel"/"Broken Promises"
2011 "Always First"/"Eroction"
"Reality"
"Beautiful Feeling"
2012 "If It's Wrong"
2014 "Visions" Visions
2014 "Rain Comes Soon" Website members download

Other releases[edit]

Year Title Information
2010 Addiction Kit Limited collectors tin
2011 The Music of Midem Compilation
2011 Andi Fraggs 4-track Twenty20Sound CD
2011 Mixed by Mas Ricado CD Compilation
2012 Bacardi b-Live" Compilation
2013 Beautiful Feeling (Extended) Promo" Promo CD

Tours[edit]

  • 2011: From Sheep Farming to Anthem
  • 2012: The Changeling Resurrection
  • 2012: Beautiful Feeling Tour (Including separate dates with Toyah Willcox and Hazel O'Connor)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twenty20 Sound – Juno Records". www.juno.co.uk. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 

External links[edit]