About Andy Michaels
Andy Michaels is well known for his wonderful journey from surviving an incapacitating car accident to that of an internationally recognized contemporary/pop songwriter. He belongs to Perth, Western Australia, and has released several mesmerizing music albums in the last few years. Each has a deep sense of melody with poignant lyrics that has helped him to be at the forefront of multiple genres in the music industry worldwide.
Andy went through a critical time after suffering from a serious car accident when he was just in his teenage years. This life threatening experience motivated him to pick up a guitar which ignited a musical spark deep inside his heart. Since then, he has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, which have received universal critical acclaim and obtained a huge response from listeners around the globe.
People admire him not just for his melodic compilations; rather, for delivering insightful, powerful, and thought-provoking lyrics. With his music constantly being played all around the world in over 70 countries, Andy Michaels is soon set to start touring again. As of now, he has had delivered amazing performances around Australia as well as in Asia, including China. Described as a once in a generation Artist, listeners say that Michaels is one of those rare musical Artists that touch their soul and heart directly with his deep lyrics and haunting melodies
About his new Album "Incendiary Heart"
After receiving 5 star reviews around the world with the ground breaking “Revisited”, Andy Michaels returns with a vengeance to deliver another powerful, deep, and melodic album ‘Incendiary Heart’. The 14 track adult contemporary/pop album features thought-provoking lyricism with a musically nostalgic feel of the 70s and 80s. Moreover, the arrangements of the tracks deliver a perfect contemporary modern style vibe of country, rock and pop. Andy Michaels enlisted Tiarna Madison, Kerry Ironside, Carolyn Thomas, and Sharon Court as collaborators for this uplifting album.
This album contains every element to resonate and be a “must have” with any music aficionado and is guaranteed to fill your heart with deep emotions. From memorable guitar riffs to spell bounding arrangements and visionary lyrics, coupled with Andy’s unique and soothing voice, ‘Incendiary Heart’ has it all. It was recently described as “Cat Stevens meets Pink Floyd and David Bowie”
“Nothing short of spectacular because musically, lyrically, vocally and artistically, ‘Incendiary Heart’ is a thing of beauty” https://skopemag.com/2019/10/08/andy-michaels-presents-incendiary-heart
"Sheer Freaking Brilliance" - SBS Studios.
"His Best work ever"-Eileen Shapiro, Huffington Post
“A spark within a myriad of Top 40 fare. Long after the record has stopped, lingers an intense emotional response" https://starsandcelebs.com/2019/07/andy-michaels-incendiary-heart-review/
“One helluva listening experience” https://www.indiemusicdiscovery.com/andy-michaels-incendiary-heart/
To see many more reviews, please visit Andy's Review Page !
Reviews for "Revisited" (Released 2018)
"Andy has soul soul inspiring music"- Q108 Radio - Canada, Oct 2017
“It's especially gratifying to discover new music that appreciates melody and lyric.” - Broken Road Radio, USA,
While his music have been previously described as True Adult Contemporary Music, Andy has "his own inimitable style that has brought Adult Contemporary to Pop and Country to Rock to make a sound that is all his own" - Vents Magazine,(April 2018).
Andy has established a popular following over the years with his works compared with modern contemporary artists “The Script” , “Counting Crows”, and “R.E.M”, as well as international Legends Cat Stevens, Peter Gabriel and Neil Young. His voice is unique and gives passion and vitality to his songs, whilst his lyrics are not only intelligent and profound, but innocent and appealing.
Although his Andy’s arrangements and music style are also reminiscent of Cold Play, Maroon 5, and Pink Floyd ,"Whatever you can think of to label him, keep trying, it’s not even close to what Andy is. He’s always changing, he’s always evolving" - Vents Magazine (April, 2018)
Andy's voice maintains "a soulful pop quality throughout that carries his melodies with dignity and honesty "(www.reviewfix.com) Now 12 months old, “Revisited” has earned rave reviews (See Reviews and Interviews)
"Andy Michaels is an incredible songwriter." - SleepingBag Studios, USA, Jan 2018
Andy has played guitar since a car accident left him temporarily incapacitated before he was 20 years of age. His poems have been published by the International Library of Poetry, USA. Andy has not lost his passion for performing, with regular performances around Australia as well as in Asia, including China. His songs have received radio play in many countries including Australia, USA, England, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland and Netherlands, where his songs have been syndicated to multiple radio stations.
"A Modern Classic" - http://reviewfix.com/2018/04/andy-michaels-revisited-ep-review-a-modern-classic
STOP PRESS ! Andy has just finished his latest Amazing Eclectic Album "Incendiary Heart".
Be sure to check it out !