Michael Tierney (musician)

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Michael Tierney
Birth nameMichael John Tierney
Born (1977-01-18) 18 January 1977 (age 42)
OriginSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Adult Contemporary
Years active1996-
Associated actsHuman Nature
John Farnham

Michael John Tierney OAM (born 18 January 1977), is a member of Australian band Human Nature and younger brother of fellow member Andrew Tierney.[1][2]

Mike Tierney grew up in Sydney, New South Wales with older brother Andrew Tierney and studied at Hurlstone Agricultural High School where they met Toby Allen and Phil Burton, and formed the "4Trax"; performing for the first time in 1989 at a schools combined concert singing "Earth Angel".

Tierney is married to Andrea (née Pope) who is the younger sister of Heather Tierney (née Pope, Andrew's wife). They announced the birth of a daughter in 2010 in Nevada.[citation needed]



  • McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Whammo Homepage". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Archived from the original on 5 April 2004. Retrieved 21 February 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help) Note: Archived [on-line] copy has limited functionality.
  • Spencer, Chris; Zbig Nowara; Paul McHenry (2002) [1987]. The Who's Who of Australian Rock. Noble Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-891-1.[3] Note: [on-line] version established at White Room Electronic Publishing Pty Ltd in 2007 and was expanded from the 2002 edition.
  • http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/new-idea/news/magazine/article/-/7973892/human-nature-s-michael-meet-my-baby-girl/


  1. ^ McFarlane 'Human Nature' entry. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
  2. ^ Spencer et al, (2007) HUMAN NATURE[permanent dead link] entry. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Who's who of Australian rock / compiled by Chris Spencer, Zbig Nowara & Paul McHenry". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 21 February 2010.

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