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Andrew Watt (musician)

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Birth name  Andrew Wotman
Associated acts  California Breed
Music group  California Breed
Years active  2007–present
Record label  Republic Records

Occupation(s)  Musician multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter record producer
Instruments  Guitar vocals percussion bass keyboards
Labels  John Varvatos Records Republic Records
Albums  California Breed, Ghost In My Head EP
Genres  Rock music, Blues rock, Alternative rock
Similar  SNBRN, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, Jason Bonham, Glenn Hughes
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Andrew Watt (born 20 October 1990), also known mononymously as Watt (stylized as watt), is an American musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was a founding member and former guitarist of the rock band, California Breed. Watt is best known for his dynamic guitar playing and multiple collaborations with musicians across different genres. He co-wrote DJ Snake's 2016 hit single, “Let Me Love You".

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Career

As a teen and while studying at NYU, Watt started gigging around the New York City area. His first professional gigs came with occasionally playing the guitar with The Roots during their Highline Ballroom Jam sessions. He was a guitar player for Jared Evan, Cody Simpson, Justin Bieber and other acts.

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In 2013, Watt was a founding member of the rock band, California Breed, alongside Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath) and Jason Bonham (Foreigner, Led Zeppelin). In 2015, John Varvatos Records offered Watt a record deal after John Varvatos, a California Breed fan, heard Watt’s solo music. Varvatos called Watt “the next generation of rock and roll.”

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In 2015, Watt also recorded and released his first major label EP, Ghost In My Head, produced by Alain Johannes, Louis Bell and himself. The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and Queens of the Stone Age’s Joey Castillo played drums on the record, while Watt played all the other instruments himself.

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Watt opened for Jane’s Addiction in October 2015. He also opened The Cult’s show at Los Angeles’ historic Tower Theater in February 2016. In February 2016, Rolling Stone praised Watt's vocal performance of "L.A. Woman" on stage with Robby Krieger during The Doors tribute to Ray Manzarek. He performed a residency at Dirty Laundry in LA, throughout April 2016.

Watt is also a producer, songwriter and music director, and frequently collaborates with other musicians.

Extended plays

  • The Mulberry Tree (2011)
  • Ghost In My Head (2015)
  • With California Breed

  • California Breed (2014)



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    Songs

    Ghost In My HeadGhost In My Head EP · 2015
    RunawayPoint Break (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) · 2015
    Seeing RedGhost In My Head EP · 2015

    References

    Andrew Watt (musician) Wikipedia


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