Andy Gibb

Submitted by on Oct 28, 2015

His career started at breakneck speed, but after three successful albums weighed cocaine dependence musician fizzled, then to die at the age of 30. The youngest of the brothers Gibb, Andrew Roy was born in Manchester, March 5, 1958 and only six months later, along with his entire family was taken by parents to Australia. When the Gibb family returned to England, and then settled in Ibiza, Barry, Robin and Maurice were already big stars, and Andy, having before our eyes an example, also reached out to show business. He left school early and 13 years old started to learn guitar given to him by Barry. Bee Gees “, Regularly chasing records “Bee Gees”, Andy and myself with time planned to join his brothers, but he was prepared for an autonomous career. Melody Fayre”, Starting with performances in the clubs of Ibiza, young Gibb later formed his first band “Melody Fayre”, which he wanted to unleash on the Australian continent before going out on the world stage. Zenta”, The venture, however, are not burned, and only when Andy has organized another band, “Zenta”, he drew the attention of Robert Stigvud. Bee Gees “, Words And Music”. In the view of the impresario, who brought in before the people “Bee Gees”, Gibb Jr. was not only a good musician, but also a talented songwriter, and soon with the help of Robert was born first avstralohit Andy ballad “Words And Music”. In 1976, Andy got married and immediately took new husband in Miami, where he waited for Barry to help write the first polnometrazhki. Flowing Rivers”Hotel California”, Although the session”Flowing Rivers”took place in the studio, where was born the famous”Hotel California”, and in a couple of songs on the guitar played by Joe Walsh. Eagles “, Bee Gees “. the album had little to do with the work of “Eagles”, as Gibb preferred to stick to the same style, which in the 70’s professed “Bee Gees”. I Just Want To Be Your Everything”Love Is) Thicker Than Water”Billboard”, Stayin’ Alive”, The first two singles”I Just Want To Be Your Everything”and”(Love Is) Thicker Than Water”were on the first line of”Billboard”, and the second of which (by the way, the least pop number) even threw from the top”bidzhizovskuyu””Stayin ‘Alive”, and Andy suddenly turned into a celebrity. “Flowing Rivers”Flowing Rivers”entered the US top twenty and Gibb himself twice nominated for the”Grammy”, then it was enough to get sick stellar disease. Seeing that it is surrounded by millions of enthusiastic fans, Andy divorced his wife, despite the fact that she was pregnant. Shadow Dancing”, The main thing for him now was not the family, career, and in April 1978 the musician released a CD”Shadow Dancing”, the title track is written by all four brothers, confidently headed “billbordovskuyu”table. An Everlasting Love”,”(Our Love) Don’t Throw It All Away”), Bee Gees “, “Abba “Within a few weeks the album, backed by two more shots in the top ten (“An Everlasting Love”,”(Our Love) Do not Throw It All Away”), has overcome the platinum mark, as Andy himself in the meantime more and more flashes in various TV shows and performed with the “Bee Gees”, “Abba”and Olivia Newton-John. Unfortunately, during its takeoff Gibb quickly made friends with cocaine and already on the third album with drug problems made themselves felt. After Dark”Of the ten songs from the”After Dark”He just was listed co-author of two things, and the rest of the material was prepared for him brothers (mainly Barry). Desire” I Can’t Help It”, RSO Records” Although the record was accompanied by hits such as”Desire”and”I Can not Help It”, it is not sold as briskly as two predecessors, so the label”RSO Records” tore up the contract. In the early 80’s Andy dabbled in theater and TV projects, but due to cocaine addictions buried as his romance with actress Victoria Principal, expelled from everywhere. Finally, in 1985, with the help of relatives Gibb was a serious rehab, and after a couple of years, repeated treatment and finally cleared. Returning to a healthy lifestyle, Andy started recording a comeback album, but the project remained unfinished. Shortly after the start of work on the plate musician began to complain of pain in the chest, and on admission to the hospital died of myocarditis caused by a viral infection.
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