Andrew Fagan

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Andrew Fagan (born 1962) is a New Zealand writer, singer and songwriter. He grew up in Wellington. He gained fame in New Zealand in the 1980s as the lead singer of the pop group The Mockers.[1]

Following the success of The Mockers' 1985 hit "Forever Tuesday Morning", Fagan won the RIANZ 1985 award for Top Male Vocalist of the Year.[1] Since The Mockers broke up, he has recorded and performed as a solo artist under the name Fagan and with his band LIG. He has written a sailing-themed autobiography, Swirly World, the Solo Voyages (2002), and several collections of poetry. He has also been involved with the TVNZ Intrepid Journeys television series.

Fagan has lived in London and now resides in Auckland. He is married to the writer and television/radio broadcaster Karyn Hay.[2] The couple currently[when?] host a talkback show on Radio Live from 7 pm to 10 pm on week nights.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Details Peak chart
positions
NZ
1994 Blisters
  • Label: Sony
1997 Bacterial Activity (as Lig)
  • Label: Abstract Sounds
2011 Admiral of the Narrow Seas (as Fagan and the People)
  • Label: Aeroplane
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
NZ
1991 "I Still Want You" 47 Blisters
1994 "Jerusalem" 39
"Exciting"
1995 "Now You Know"
1997 "Empty" (with Lig) Bacterial Activity
2011 "Religion" (with Fagan and the People) Admiral of the Narrow Seas
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Mockers, music.net.nz. Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  2. ^ Karyn Hay and Andrew Fagan, Screen Talk interview, NZ on Screen. (Available under a CC-BY-NC licence.) Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  3. ^ Karyn Hay & Andrew Fagan - Weekdays 7pm - 10pm, Radio Live. Retrieved 31 March 2010.

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