Curran, Andy

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Curran, Andy

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  • Coney Hatch
  • Andy Curran
  • Soho 69
  • Caramel

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Andy Curran has been in the Canadian music scene since his beginning with the band Coney Hatch in 1982. Curran was a founding member, playing with Dave Ketchum, Steve Shelski, and Carl Dixon. Together they released three albums: Coney Hatch (1982), Outta Hand (1983), and Friction (1985). After the band broke up in 1985, Curran formed Soho 69 as the lead singer and bassist. Though the band included Michael Borkosky, Simon Brierley, Glenn Milchem, and later Eddie Zeeman, their debut album was titled Andy Curran (1990). They released a second album, Scatterbrain (1993), and in 1998, they released Caramel, under the band’s new name Caramel. He’s played under the names: Drug Plan, Trailer Park, and Leisureworld. Coney Hatch reunited in 2010, and released a new album, Four, in 2013. Curran never left the music world, as he’s composing music for TSN, CTV, and Inside Sports.

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Created September 10, 2019.

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  • English

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Barber, Jim. “Andy Curran talks Coney Hatch Reunion, Steve Harris and Hemispheres.” Music Life Magazine. Last updated October 26, 2018. http://www.musiclifemagazine.net/andy-curran-talks-coney-hatch-reunion-steve-harris-and-hemispheres/

Barr, Greg. “Andy Curran: Hopes humor makes the difference.” The Ottawa Citizen, December 7, 1993. https://search-proquest-com.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/docview/239532334?pq-origsite=summon&accountid=14771

Coney Hatch. “Bio.” Accessed September 9, 2019. https://www.coneyhatch.com/

Curran, Andy. “Bio.” Andy Curran. Accessed September 9, 2019. https://andycurranmusic.com/bio/

Julie, Kevin J. “An Interview With Andy Curran of Drug Plan.” Universal Wheels Rock Newsletter. Last updated January 13, 2000. http://www.travellersintime.com/uw/uwandycur.html

Juno Awards. “Best Hard Rock/Metal Album 1991.” Accessed September 9, 2019. https://junoawards.ca/nomination/1991-best-hard-rock-metal-album-andy-curran/

Krewen, Nick. “ole Label Services Soars with Anthem.” FYI Music News. Last updated May 20, 2016. https://www.fyimusicnews.ca/articles/2016/05/20/ole-label-services-soars-anthem

One Louder Magazine. “Interview with Andy Curran – A&R at SRO/Anthem.” V1.0. Last updated June 7, 2011. https://oneloudermag.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/interview-with-andy-curran-%E2%80%93-rush-artist-relations/

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