Andrew Keoghan

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Andrew Keoghan
Born (1980-10-06) 6 October 1980 (age 34)
Antigua, West Indies
Occupation Musician and Songwriter
Years active 2011 – present
Parents Elizabeth "Beth" Keoghan
John Keoghan
Relatives Phil Keoghan (brother)
Ruth Keoghan Cooper (sister)

Andrew Keoghan (born 6 October 1980) is a New Zealand musician and songwriter.

Career[edit]

Keoghan was classically trained in singing. He also plays guitar and violin. His first album Arctic Tales Divide was released in New Zealand in 2011.[1]

Keoghan's music has been described as a mixture of pop and folk-influenced art music.[2]

On the album Arctic Tales Divide Keoghan experimented with a loop pedal to layer vocals, guitar and occasionally violin.[3] It was produced by Wayne Bell.[4] The album was shortlisted for the 2012 Taite Music Prize.[5]

In 2011 Keoghan toured New Zealand and Australia.[6]

Discography[edit]

Arctic Tales Divide (2011) (Brave Beluga). Published by Native Tongue Music Publishing Pty [7]

Family[edit]

Keoghan is the younger brother of Phil Keoghan, who is known for hosting The Amazing Race. Their parents, John and Elizabeth Keoghan, run a bed and breakfast in Rolleston, New Zealand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A space for music". News article (The New Zealand Herald). 5 May 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Album Review: Andrew Keoghan, Arctic Tales Divide". News article (The New Zealand Herald). 21 April 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Andrew Keoghan using loop pedal". Youtube clip. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Arctic Tales Divide by Andrew Keoghan". News article. The Listener. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Taite Music Prize 2012". IMNZ. Retrieved 25 October 2012. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Andrew Keoghan at The Cullen". News article. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Andrew Keoghan - Native Tongue". Native Tongue. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 

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