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Name  Ash Soan

Education  University of Salford
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Music groups  The Trevor Horn Band, Del Amitri (1994 – 1997), Squeeze (1998 – 2000), The Waterboys (2010)
Albums  Some Other Sucker's, Twisted, Domino, Made in Basing Street, Grooves
Similar  Stephen Lipson, Lol Creme, Trevor Horn, Chris Braide, Iain Harvie

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Ashley "Ash" Soan is a British drummer. His influences include Steve Ferrone, Jim Keltner, James Gadson, Phil Rudd, Art Blakey and Jeff Porcaro.


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Early life

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Educated at the Grove School In Market Drayton, Shropshire, Ashley Soan started having lessons at an early age with Brian Stone and then with Andy Richards. He studied music at Salford University and then went on to study at Drumtech (now BIMM London & formally Tech Music School) in Fulham, London.


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Soan's first break was a short stint with Tom Robinson and then in 1994 joined the band Del Amitri. He toured and recorded as a member of that band and left Del Amitri in 1997, and subsequently joined Faithless, then went on to tour and record with Squeeze, staying with them until their break-up in 1999.

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He has done varied session work since, including touring with Tom McRae, Lisa Stansfield, Rick Wakeman, Belinda Carlisle, Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook and recording with Cee Lo Green, Adele, Clare Maguire, Will Young, Brian McFadden, Delta Goodrem, Pete Lawrie, the Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow single "Shame", Enrique Iglesias, Ronan Keating, Marianne Faithfull, Natasha Bedingfield, James Morrison (Songs for You, Truths for Me and the single, "Broken Strings"), Will Young (Let It Go), Alesha Dixon, Boyzone, David Cook and Jordin Sparks.

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Soan is a member of Producers along with Trevor Horn, Steve Lipson and Lol Creme. He continues to work on further projects produced by Horn, including with Robbie Williams on his November 2009 release, Reality Killed the Video Star. Soan's most recent recording work includes Cher, Billy Idol, Mark Owen and The Wanted.

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In 2016, Soan, instrumentalist Jonathan Radford Mead and singer Christian Burns formed a band called The Blind Love. Their first song, "Without You", was released and premiered on the episode "Coming Home Was a Mistake" on the television series The Vampire Diaries. Their next song, "Run (Where the Lights Are)", premiered on 30 November 2016 on the episode "Interference" for the television series Frequency. Their first album is set to be released in 2017.


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