Septimus…” by Miike Snow frontman Andrew Wyatt. Directed by Sebastian Mlynarski, the video follows Andrew serenading the locals on a dawn-till-dusk exploration of Buenos Aires, singing from a microphone connected to the longest cable known to man.Read More
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, Dragons of Zynth, Coco Sumner and others.
Wyatt grew up on Perry Street in Manhattan in the 1980 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 Siouxie Sioux producer Stephen Hague, until chemical dependency and psychological issues forced him into hospitalization at New York’s Paine Whitney 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 Colorado for several years.
After briefly studying at classical conservatory, he returned to New York City and shortly thereafter formed the group The A.M. with Michael Tighe and Parker Kindred, formerly of Jeff Buckley’s band. The group released one album on Universal UK before disbanding in 2005.
He is currently the lead singer and co-songwriter for the Swedish band Miike Snow.
Outside of his own band projects, Wyatt has worked extensively with other artists, writing and/or producing songs with Carl Barat, Mark Ronson. Tiggers, Dragons of Zynth, Coco Sumner, and many others. In 2011 co-wrote “Grenade” with Bruno Mars. The song went to number one in several countries including the U.S, and earned a Grammy Nomination for Song of the Year. He has also in recent years begun doing sound installations for galleries and video art, and debuted Waves, a collaboration with photographer / video artist Sebastian Mlynarski, at The New Museum in New York. He co-created the music for the 2012 one-act ballet “Carbon Life” along with Mark Ronson and Wayne McGregor.
With his first solo album, Descender, due out in a few weeks’ time, Miike Snow-frontman Andrew Wyatt has shared a new track, in the form of the lush ‘Harlem Boyzz’. While the strings and flutes of Prague’s Philharmonic Orchestra soar overheadRead More
Andrew Wyatt, better known to most as the front man of indie powerhouse electronic pop band Miike Snow, has announced his first solo project, Descender, slated for release on INGRID/Downtown Records on April 16thRead More