Andy Sears

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Andy Sears
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Andy Sears
Born Andreas Costa Sears
(1960-01-16) January 16, 1960 (age 57)
Shoreham-by-Sea, England

Andy Sears (born Andreas Costa Sears, 16 January 1960, Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex) is a British musician and vocalist/composer of the band Twelfth Night[1] from November 1983 to December 1986, and again from June 2007 to November 2012.[2]

Sears co-wrote many songs for Davy Jones of The Monkees during the early 80's, many of which have been subsequently released in Japan and the USA.

He provided all the backing vocals on the album Calibrated Collision Course by Spanish band Galadriel (2008).

In 2011 he released a limited edition CD of work in progress, Souvenir to coincide with a European Tour as support to Pendragon.

Recently, Sears has garnished critical acclaim for his character portrayal of the villainous Lord Henry Jagman in the musical Alchemy, by Clive Nolan.

He is currently working on his next solo album The Dragon Inside.

Discography[edit]

Solo Work[edit]

  • 2011: Souvenir
  • The Dragon Inside'(In Progress)

Twelfth Night Albums[edit]

Studio

  • Art and Illusion: October 1984, re-released on CD in 2003 with 7 bonus tracks; re-released again on CD in 2010 with 12 bonus tracks
  • Twelfth Night XII: July 1986, re-released on CD in 2005 with 6 bonus tracks

Live

  • MMX: November 2010

Compilations

Archive releases

  • 2005 Corner of the World Tour: live recording from 1985
  • 2005 Live From London: live recording from 1984
  • 2006 Night Vision: live recording from 1984

Singles

  • June 1986 Shame / Shame(ful mix): 7" and 12" single
  • August 1986 Take a Look (part 4) / Blondon Fair (short version) 7" single
  • August 1986 Take a Look (part 4) / Blondon Fair (long version) / Take A Look (album version) 12" single

With Other Artists[edit]

  • 2004 The knife] - Black Prince Disclosure - All back-ground harmonies
  • Galadriel - Calibrated Collision Course (2008) All back-ground harmonies
  • Clive Nolan - Alchemy (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock, 2011 
  2. ^ Play On, The Official Biography of Twelfth Night, Twelfth Night, 2009