Andrea McEwan

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Andrea McEwan
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Background information
Born (1978-10-09)October 9, 1978
Melbourne, Australia
Genres Jazz, folk-pop
Occupation(s) Actress, singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 2008–present
Labels Dramatico
Associated acts Katie Melua

Andrea McEwan (born 9 October 1978) is an Australian actress, singer, musician and songwriter.


After attending MacRobertson Girls' High School in Melbourne, McEwan started acting, appearing in several television series including Ocean Girl and Funky Squad. In 1991 she was nominated for a Gladys Moncrieff Award for Outstanding New Talent by the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria after her performance in Annie. She has also appeared several times in the soap opera Neighbours. Her first role as Sonia came in 1989, then in 1991 she played Sarah Livingston, followed by Nicole Cahill in 1995. She played Penny Watts in 2002.[1]

In 2000, McEwan studied at National Institute of Dramatic Arts.[2] She moved to the United Kingdom in the 2000s and in 2005 she appeared in Coronation Street where she played Lisa Ditchfield.[1]

After moving to the UK, McEwan started singing and song writing professionally and in 2006 was signed to Mike Batt's Dramatico record label. In 2007, she collaborated with Katie Melua, writing lyrics for "What I Miss About You"[3] and Dirty Dice[4] which appeared on Melua's third album, Pictures.[2]

McEwan toured the UK in late 2008 supporting Katie Melua. In 2008 she released a three track E.P., Candle in a Chatroom featuring the songs "Candle in a Chatroom", "Black Socks in the Wash" and "Fast Train". She released the second single ("Alibi") at the beginning of April.

Her debut album[5] Rental Property[6] released at end of May 2009[7] by Dramatico Entertainment Ltd.



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