Celebrity News : Andrew Strong was born in November 1973 in Dublin into a family dedicated to music. Andrew joined the world of music at age 11 to form a band with his schoolmates called “Perfect Stranger” in 1987. He has a net worth of $1 million.
In 1990, he received a call from John Hughes to ask him to sing for Alan Parker. After a week he received a call to congratulate him that he had won the role of Deco Cuffe for the film The Commitments.
In 1991 the film The Commitments was released.
In 1992 Andrew toured the US Europe and Australia. He toured Europe with Elton John. He also played with one of his heroes, David Gilmore. In 1993, he recorded his first solo album STRONG for MCA Records in New York that were sold on platinum sales.
Between 1993 and 1994, Andrew toured Europe, while touring with the Rolling Stones. In 1996, he contacted Marty Fredriksen, an Orange County producer, to record his second album.
In 1997 he toured Europe festivals playing with Deep Purple and Meatloaf. In 2000, he recorded “Out Of Time” at Puk Studios on the CMC label, produced by Jan Sivertsen, an album of r & b, soul and rock classics that reached the top 10 on all Scandinavian charts for 35 weeks, reaching Sales of platinum.
In 2002 he recorded “Gypsy’s Kiss”, returning to the relaxed atmosphere at the Puk Studios he enjoyed during the recording of “Out Of Time” album. Half of the album was created with original songs from him. Produced by Jez Coad and Jan Sivertsen the album was Top 20 throughout Scandinavia until reaching platinum sales.
In 2006 they released the album Greatest Hits by Sony BMG, this album consists of songs from all previous recordings of Andrew and a couple of new comrades. In 2006 and 2007 he toured Europe and Australia with Greatest Hits.
In 2011 Andrew begins to record the album Bone Yard Boys that will be released this year. The commitments met in March for a tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the film with four concerts in Ireland.