Andrew Wyatt

  Male      American      Musician

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Andrew Wyatt Blakemore, known simply as Andrew Wyatt, is an American musician and producer. Born and raised in Manhattan, he has played in New York bands such as The A.M. and Black Beetle. He is currently the vocalist in the Swedish electronic pop band Miike Snow. Wyatt has worked extensively with other artists, writing and/or producing songs with Carl Barat, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Flume, Dragons of Zynth, Coco Sumner and others. Andrew Wyatt's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing.

Wyatt grew up on Perry Street in Manhattan in the 1980s. At 18, he and musician Greg Kurstin formed the short-lived experimental pop band Funkraphiliacs, whereupon he was signed to Capitol Records as a solo artist. He worked on the album in Bath, UK, at Peter Gabriel's Real World studios for about a year, with the Pet Shop Boys and Siouxsie Sioux producer Stephen Hague, until chemical dependency and psychological issues forced him into hospitalization at New York's Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic. Surmising that a major label release with its incumbent pressures was not realistic, it was decided that a period of respite was needed. Wyatt moved to a small mountain town in Boulder, Colorado for several years, where he briefly attended the University of Colorado...

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