Having experience as a producer in media and television, Andy van Amelrooy started at a young age in the world of showbiz. Next to his love for entertainment on screen, music was with him from the very beginning. Collecting and remixing music, having editing software on his computer from when he was very young. Not being aware of his own vocals, people were telling him ‘to do more with that voice’ when recording a voice over or perform in a local karaoke bar. First, all just for fun…
A desire to become a television host was soon replaced when Andy found out that he was able to write and produce songs for himself. Being the singer a local improvised band, he would do covers from famous 80’s acts like Spandau Ballet and TOTO on Sunday nights in Amsterdam’s city center. In the meantime, working on several demos for a first release. Andy’s development was gaining momentum when producing his first single ‘Sexclusive’, getting in touch with platinum award-winning producer John Douglas (Kylie Minogue, George Michael, Tina Turner) who told him ‘go get them!’.
He then persuaded Dorona Alberti, lead singer of the popular Dutch jazz band ‘Gare du Nord’, to record a duet version of ‘Sexclusive’ and got the song on rotation around the world. Mainly the US, South Africa, Australia, and the Netherlands. Both local and national radio coverage.
Currently, Andy has three songs out for release and is writing and producing more for his debut EP that will be influenced by the decade. Attached to the project are composer plus arranger Bart Delissen and Wout de Kruif, who are on board since the first single. All three are born and operating from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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