Face - Andy Scott - Thirty Years (The Andy Scott Solo Singles)
Label: Repertoire Records - REP 4225-WY • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock
He is best known for being the lead guitarist and a backing vocalist in the band Sweet. Scott started out playing bass guitar. One of their further highlights was to support Jimi Hendrix in Manchester in January Lead singer Ted Yeadon left to join Love Affair, however, before the album's release and the band folded.
During this time they also recorded the album Pop Soundsunder the name The Cool. Scott then played in the backing band for The Scaffoldwhich also included his brother Mike on bass and saxophone. An album was also released in Uruguay called Mayfields Mule with the song titles translated on the sleeve into Spanish. He was one of the last guitarists to audition. According to Steve Priest 's autobiography "Are You Ready Steve", Scott turned up looking pretty untidy, with very long hair and scruffy clothes.
He plugged his guitar in and immediately blew the Away With Me - The Renzullo Project - Touch the Ground (File, Album) on the amp. He eventually performed his piece and the members of the band thought he should join The Sweet. Both songs, recorded during the Give Us A Wink sessions, were written and produced by Scott and Mick Tucker and featured Scott playing all instruments except the drums Tucker.
Scott released his second solo single, "Gotta See Jane", in under the name Ladders. It was a cover of the R. Dean Taylor Motown hit and was produced by himself and Louis Betty Ruth - Leon Everette - This Is Leon Everette, who had worked with Sweet as their engineer on past ventures. The B-side "Krugerrands", co-written with Chris Bradford  was subsequently released as the follow-up single Face - Andy Scott - Thirty Years (The Andy Scott Solo Singles) Andy Scott this timebut like its predecessor failed to chart, except in Australia and South Africa where it was a top 10 hit.
A compilation of all his solo projects, including demos, was released by Repertoire Records inunder the title 30 Years. He produced a couple of demos for Weapon, which was then fronted by Danny Hynes who went on to form Paddy Goes to Holyhead  and Scott played with them now and again.
Scott then produced, played on and appeared in the video for their single "Green Green Grass of Home" and then joined the band on a regular basis until reforming Sweet. This band became "Andy Scott's Sweet" following Tucker's departure in Concerts are still ongoing, in which Scott still plays an active role.
Scott lives in a converted barn at All Cannings. In SeptemberScott was diagnosed with prostate cancer ; following treatment, he is now in remission. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Andrew Scott guitarist. This article is about the rock guitarist. For the jazz guitarist, see Andrew Scott Canadian jazz guitarist. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources.
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