Michael Andrews

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About Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews played in alt-rock band The Origin and acid-jazz group The Greyboy Allstars, performing under the stage name Elgin Park. ∙ His trusted guitar, which he’s used for almost all of his recordings and live shows, was purchased secondhand for $200 after he talked down the seller from $1,000. ∙ His piano can be heard on Gary Jules’ cover of the Tears for Fears song “Mad World,” featured on the Donnie Darko soundtrack. ∙ His 2012 solo album, Spilling a Rainbow, was inspired by his becoming a parent for the first time. ∙ He used a modified Casio keyboard purchased at a garage sale and a musical calculator, among other misfit instruments, to create the acclaimed score for the indie-smash film Me and You and Everyone We Know. ∙ Andrews collaborated with Nosaj Thing and Emile Haynie for the soundtrack of the Pete Davidson-starring movie The King of Staten Island.

San Diego, CA, United States
November 17, 1967
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