Andy Gill is confirmed dead at the age of 64.
Andy was best known as a English post-punk guitarist (Gang of Four) and record producer.
RT @allsongs: Thank you Andy Gill for so many years of extraordinary music. Gang of Four and the album Entertainment! shook my wo…
Farewell Andy Gill, I stole so many riffs from you.
I Found That Essence Rare #PunkRockMonday (R.I.P. Andy Gill)
RT @RollingStone: Flea pays tribute to Gang of Four's Andy Gill, "One of my favorite guitar players of all time"
Andy Gill: Gang of Four's genius guitarist who...
@PennyBlackWeb I went along to this with Adrian and what a great gig it was too, guitar as sharp as ever. No more B…
RT @gangof4official: Andy Gill.
RT @timmarchman: Andy Gill whacked a Nazi with his guitar at Gang of Four’s first gig
RT @globeandmail: Andy Gill, guitarist for punk band Gang of Four, has died
RT @history_of_punk: More terrible news Andy Gill, guitarist and founding member of legendary post-punk band Gang of Four, has died toda…
RT @RollingStone: Flea pays tribute to Gang of Four's Andy Gill, "One of my favorite guitar players of all time"
RT @katisjewell: Gang of Four's influence is immense in popular music. Here is a tweet from Andy Gill (RIP) with a poster of @remhq…
RT @jacobinmag: RIP Andy Gill, the man who invented a wholly unique clanging guitar sound and paired it with radical Marxist polemi…
RT @gangof4official: Andy Gill.
RT @PeacefulMoron: Ian Mackaye had to be listening to Gang of Four during the Fugazi years, you can really detect the similarity on En…
RT @Thirty3forty5: Our relationship was strangely wonderful, we're strange and you're wonderful Andy Gill bows out on the final Gang…
RT @mudhoney: Dan Peters on the influence of Gang Of Four's "Solid Gold" - RIP Andy Gill
RT @LoneLadyHQ: There is much to celebrate, and what do my tears mean anyway, but I am deeply saddened at the passing of my guitar…
RT @GJordanlaw: @gangof4official Due to a 1979 review of Entertainment, I bought the Gang of Four album on a whim. The most interes…
Andy Gill
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Background information
Birth nameAndrew James Dalrymple Gill
Born(1956-01-01)1 January 1956
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Died1 February 2020(2020-02-01) (aged 64)
Associated actsGang of Four
Andrew James Dalrymple Gill (born 1 January 1956 - 1 February 2020) was a British musician and record producer. He was the lead guitarist for the British rock band Gang of Four, which he co-founded in 1976. Gill was known for his jagged style of guitar on albums such as Entertainment! (1979) and Solid Gold (1981) and hit singles such as "At Home He's a Tourist," "Damaged Goods," "Anthrax," "What We All Want" and "I Love a Man in a Uniform".
In addition to his work with Gang of Four, Gill was also record producer, and produced or co-produced all of the band's albums. He also produced albums for artists such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Jesus Lizard, the Stranglers, the Futureheads, Michael Hutchence, Killing Joke, Polysics, Fight Like Apes, Therapy? and the Young Knives.
1 Personal life
2 Discography
2.1 with Gang of Four
2.2 Solo
2.3 Production credits
3 References
4 External links
Personal life
Gill was married to Catherine Mayer, a journalist and the co-founder of the Women's Equality Party. Gill was often confused with The Independent's music critic, also named Andy Gill.
Gill's death was announced by Gang of Four on 1 February 2020.
with Gang of Four
Main article: Gang of Four (band) § Discography
"Dispossession" 12-inch single (1987), Survival
Production credits
Gang of Four - Entertainment! (1979)
Gang of Four - Another Day/Another Dollar (1982)
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Red Hot Chili Peppers (1982)
Gang of Four - Mall (1991)
The Jesus Lizard - Blue (1998)
Bis - Social Dancing (1999)
Killing Joke - Killing Joke (2003)
The Futureheads - The Futureheads (2004)
Young Knives - Voices of Animals and Men (2006)
Therapy? - Crooked Timber (2009)
Fight Like Apes - The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner (2010)
Gang of Four - Content (2011)
Gang of Four - What Happens Next
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